Family History for Beginners - two half-day courses on 19 September and 10 October

Starting out on your family history research? These courses are for you. Our first course, Family History for Beginners: Births, Marriages and Deaths & Census Records, will be held 19 September (2-5pm). You will learn about fundamental first steps and essential building blocks of genealogy; how and why to trace certificates of birth, marriage and death (civil registration) and how to find your ancestors in census records.  

Our second course, Family History for Beginners: Parish Registers  will be held 10 October (2-5pm). You will learn how to search for records of marriage, baptism and burial in parish registers.  The tutor will introduce both online and offline sources and methods. These courses can be booked individually or together. 

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