One of the biggest problems facing family historians is trying to find the burial of an ancestor in London. This lecture will give some ideas as to possible sources for research.Read more
In this lecture we will be given an overview of medical sources which are invaluable to the family historian.Highlighting the sources at the Wellcome Library and elsewhere, both digital and in print.
With Dr. Chris Hilton, senior archivist at the Wellcome Library.Read more
This fully interactive workshop is aimed at those who wish to improve their skills and fluency in reading 16th & 17th century handwriting. The documents will all be written in English, the teaching of Latin will not be included. Working in pairs on facsimiles you will be able to choose documents from a range of handwriting styles. Each pair will receive individual attention. You will be given practical tips on how to tackle unfamiliar scripts. The course is not suitable for beginners. If he has time, the tutor will help you with your own difficult documents or advice you on problems in your research.Read more
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