The pages in the General History section of the Wiki contain links to many websites which will not only help you place your ancestors in context historically, but may contain links to further your research.
The Big Book of Genealogy is a collection of the jargon and vocabulary which you may come across in the various sources you will encounter.
To enable you to place your ancestors in context geographically, you might like to explore the links in Maps and Photography. These pages contain links to sites with historical maps and photographs from all over the British Isles.
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Pages in category "General Reference"
The following 35 pages are in this category, out of 35 total.