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Recounts the history of Ireland from the Bronze Age to 1921, surveys the origins and histories of common Irish names, and explains genealogical techniques used by amateurs and professionals
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Book Description Castle Books. Hardcover. Condition: New. UNUSED, GOOD, NOT EX-LIBRARY, Jacket poor Dusty with Foxing Else VG Dusty with Foxing Else Jkt, 256 pages. (With special emphasis on its kingdoms, earldoms, dynastic marriages, invasions, immigrations and emigrations. The central section illustrates with portraits and describes in detail the origin and history of more than 300 Irish family names and their derivatives. The final section provides a guide for the do-it- yourself investigator who wishes to search out his personal family heritage. Geneaological techniques used by the amateur and professional are explained to help in this quest.J. Anderson Black was born in Edinburgh, educated at Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh and at Edinburgh University. He lived in Dublin for many years and has been a journalist, graphic designer, playwright and is the author of THE HISTORY OF COSTUME and THE HISTORY OF JEWELS.Ancestor-hunting can be an earnest pursuit or a leisurely pastime. It may be inspired by a wish to fill out the family pedigree or discover a personal link with the past. All of us are curious about our origins - both individually and ethnically and perhaps nowhere is this sense more acute than with the Irish). book. Seller Inventory # 2972
Book Description Castle Books, 1978. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11084670028X
Book Description Castle Books, 1978. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M084670028X