The journal was named ECA Journal from Volume 1 Number 1 to Volume 2 Number 7 (1983 to 1989) and published by The Society for Promotion of English Catholic Family History. It was subsequently named Catholic Ancestor from Volume 2 Number 8 onwards and published by the Catholic Family History Society.
Downloadable scanned copies of our journals are available for purchase by digital download from our GENfair site. From there you may order the publication by using a credit card. The Society of Genealogists in LOndon also hold a complete set of copies of both ECA Journal and Catholic Ancestor in their library.
Where available printed back issues of Catholic Ancestor may be obtained from the address given here. The only journals in stock for the 2 and 3 series are Volume 2 Number 8 and Volume 3 Number 2. Hence we can only provide photocopies for requests for articles from these series. Please provide the title of the article and the page number when requesting photocopies.
A great many other articles of value have appeared in Recusant History, Northern Catholic History, North West Catholic History, Staffordshire Catholic History, Worcester Recusant, Essex Recusant, London Recusant and Gloucester and North Avon Catholic History. Refer to Catholic Family History: A Bibliography of General Sources (1996) and Catholic Family History: A Biography of Local Sources (1996).
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The article title, the author(s) where known, and the page number (if known) are shown for each entry. For reviews the original author name is give and not the name of the reviewer. The following items, which occur regularly in the journal, have been omitted from the index: Chairman's Letter, Events, Reports from Branches, New Members, Members' Interests, Birth Briefs, and Correspondence.
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