Tracing your Ancestors in Cambridgeshire - a half-day course on 6 June

When you think of Cambridgeshire you perhaps picture the University, the fens or the RAF / USAAF airbases of World War Two. There is a rich collection of family history records for Cambridgeshire, held online or through our libraries, the Cambridgeshire Family History Society and Cambridgeshire Archives. These two talks explore these records in the context of the social and local history of the County. 

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Keeping your Blog Secure - A half-day course on 6 June

2014 was the year of amplified hacking attacks! it has been a busy year for hackers 162,000 Hacked Wordpress Sites were used in DDOs attack

43 Million Wordpress Sites were declared vulnerable Forbes, Obamacare, Daft Punk and Angry Birds - hacked. The last thing you want to find after all your hard work is that your blog has been hacked. Yet this can easily be avoided had you followed some simple security steps. It would be nice if there was a simple "magic" plugin but there isn't! That being said with the right tools and some simple techniques setting up a secure bog doesn't have to be difficult.

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Tracing your Trade and Craftsman Ancestors - a half-day course on 30 May

Many of our surnames hark back to the trades and crafts of our ancestors, Butcher, Baker, Thatcher, etc. We will learn of about the non-industrial trades and craft fields in which our ancestors worked (tailors, merchants, mercers and shopkeepers, smiths and metal workers, and the building trades to name a few).   We will look further at Guilds, training and working conditions, and genealogical resources for research.

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