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June 2001

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Cover of June 2001 issue of the Berkshire Family Historian

The illustration on the cover is a photograph of a cottage at Upton taken in 1865.

2003. All these articles (taken from the Berkshire Family Historian for June 2001) are copyright to the Society and to their contributors, unless otherwise stated, and may not be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted by any means without the prior permission in writing of the Berkshire Family History Society.

The opinions expressed are those of their authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Editor or the Society.

Vol 24 No 4 - June 2001

Editor - John Gurnett

Features ...

Counting the population

The early history of the census

A Bluffer’s guide to converting your family tree into a family history (continued) by Barry Jerome

The way we were

The origin of well-known sayings

Berkshire newspapers - a guide by John Gurnett

Starting a one-name study by David Wornham

From Little Red Book to a 7,000 computer database

Some IGI confusions untangled by Jean Debney

From Genealogy to Family History

Using biographies to expand our knowledge of family history

The Bulletin includes items on: From the Editor, Western European Vital Records on CD-ROM, Civil registration of births, marriages and deaths, Protestation Oath Roll, Doodlebug days, Family History Centre, Exhibition Road, Additions at the Berkshire Record Office, International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Forward to the Past, Tracing your family, Ancestors, Summer holidays, Foot and mouth, Joiner needed

Letters to the Editor

The Chairman's report for the year ending 30th April 2001

Book Ends - are included in our collected list of Book Reviews

National Burial Index - See latest information

Members’ interests - These are included in our complete list of members interests

Research Centre - See the Research Centre pages

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