Thursday, 7 January 2010

New publications from Aberdeen and NE Scotland FHS

A huge thanks to Aberdeen and NE Scotland FHS for the publications they sent through this morning for review in both Discover my Past Scotland and Discover my Past England magazines. The following are the new items from the society:

Letters from Regency Scotland (CD) £7.50 +p&p
200 letters concerning the Berry family from Kemnay mainly from 1810-1820, transcribed by Ruth Jennings and Nicola Mills, and memoir of Walter Berry 1754-1833. The Berry family originated from Somerset

The Kirkyard of Kinellar (MI book) £2.50 +p&p. Collated by Jean and Jim Shirer.

The Kirkyard of Kintore (MI book) £3 + p&p. Collated by ANEFHS.

Minor Burial Grounds of Lower Donside £3 + p&p. Collated by ANEFHS.

James Jopp: A Man of Compassion 1795-1872 - Relieving Officer and Registar of Births and Deaths for the City of London. (Book) £7.50 + p&p. By Peter Buckingham.
Beautifully illustrated account of the life of Jopp.

I'll review these in more detail in forthcoming issues of DMPS and DMPE, but the books can be purchased now from www.anesfhs.org.uk.

I am always on the look out for review material for family history items (books, CDs, software) for both magazines, so if you have a publication you would like to see featured, please do drop me a line at christopherpaton@tiscali.co.uk. I'm happy to review items either from a posted hard copy or from an e-mailed PDF copy, either full text or a representative sample, with concise summary and high resolution cover image.

Chris

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