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The Family

A Secretary Hand ABC Book

Alf Ison

A5 landscape, 38 pages, ISBN: 978-0-9508366-0-5

Deciphering the calligraphic riddles of old parish registers, wills and other manuscripts can present a tremendous challenge to the modern researcher. This booklet contains copious examples of documents written in so-called "Secretary Hand", with different forms of letters, and longer extracts with which to practice reading those vital family records.

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