Tracing your Ancestors through Death Records - A one-hour evening lecture on 25 July

Death records are among the most enlightening for the researcher! They frequently reveal personal information not found in other sources, which will help you see your ancestor in a much more accurate light.

Finding an ancestor’s death is crucial in another way too: an awful lot could have happened to them between when you saw them recorded on their last census return or baptizing their final child and the day they died. Without the death record you only know half their story! Yet these records are surprisingly underused by many researchers...

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Electronic Workflows for the Family Historian - A half-day course on 20 July

Notes in your bag, family tree sketches on bits of paper, photos and print outs in the spare room, searches all over the web – loving every minute but you don’t have a real plan?

Graham Walter wants to show you how to adopt workflows to help you focus on one challenge at a time. A workflow is just a set of steps performed regularly to reach specific goal. You are probably already using workflows in a casual way. If you make a note of the steps you take when you are successful, you can remind yourself later and then repeat the sequence.

Graham shows how using workflows can enhance your research goals and help you where you have gaps. He covers some useful digital tools to document your workflows plus some that process the flows...

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