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
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.
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