Stage 3 Evening Skills Course

Stage 3 Evening Skills Course
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Further Skills
Evening Courses
Thu 15 Sep 2016
2 hours
Places remaining:

15/09/2016 18:00 - 20:00

This final series of courses will stretch students of all abilities and, above all, will be an entertaining and enjoyable experience along with helping you to become a knowledgeable family historian.

Our team of professional genealogists present a carefully designed curriculum to develop your skills.

Who is this course for?
Stage 3 is designed for those who already have experience of genealogical research and are familiar with the basic records (General Registration, the censuses, directories, parish registers, military records and wills). The classes will include a practical element with assignments and is suitable for students wishing to take the examinations of Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies.

What will the course cover?
The British overseas – and an introduction of practical assignments

Intestacy, probate and tracing missing persons

The application of genetics and DNA testing for family history

Immigration to England

Chancery and other Equity Courts

Ecclesiastical Courts

Manorial records, customs and tenure

Land and estate documents

Researching before parish registers

What you will learn

Become familiar with and make use of early records and finding aids used to take research further.
Know what records are available and their whereabouts.
Place sources of data into the context of their original purpose.
Understand the techniques required to use sources of data in genealogical research.

Thursday evenings for 10 weeks, course concludes17 November. With Else Churchill, Geoff Swinfield, Paul Blake and Ian Waller.

Some classes can be booked independently, please email the events department for further information.