Compiling your family history a guide to procedure by Nancy Gray

Cover of: Compiling your family history | Nancy Gray

Published by Society of Australian Genealogists in Sydney .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Australia

Subjects:

  • Genealogy.,
  • Australia -- Genealogy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementNancy Gray.
ContributionsSociety of Australian Genealogists.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCS2003 .G73 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p. ;
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2928838M
LC Control Number84164088

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