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date: 14 November 2019

The Antiquarian Tradition 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History
Author(s):
David HeyDavid Hey

Britain has a long tradition of antiquarian writing, stretching from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, which has formed the basis of many of the modern concerns of local historians. The first attempts in this genre were topographical descriptions allied to the study of genealogy and ... ...

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