New Britons: Immigration to the United Kingdom

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This talk looks at immigration into Britain from the 16th to the 20th century and the relatively few sources that can be used to trace immigrants entering, and living, in this country. Records discussed can provide vital clues to the overseas origins of denizens or naturalised British citizens, as well as providing insight into their first years in their adopted country.

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Language English
Year Range 1500-1999
Place United Kingdom
Lesson Owner The National Archives
Skill Level Intermediate
Lesson Creation Date 22 January 2010
Presenter Mark Pearsall

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