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Family History 

The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History
Anthony CampAnthony Camp

The exploration of documentary sources by which to establish and prove the relationships set out in a pedigree (in earlier times usually for legal purposes), the later development of the writing of family history, and more recently the relating of that history to the social and economic history of the time, has been a slow process over a long period.... ...

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