Tracing Your English Ancestors - Linda B. MacIver

English parish registers are the only source for baptisms, marriages and burials between 1534 and 1837 when the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began. Wills were proved in church courts until 1858 and can reveal complex family relationships. Join Linda MacIver for a guide to understanding English parish registers and wills, using examples from Essex, England, and learn how to extend your family tree through these fascinating resources.