We will look at what sources are available for family history research, where to find them, how to use them and why some people left Dorset and others stayed.Read more
The Great Fire of London is one of the biggest disasters in London’s history – some believe it to be the biggest of all. Join us for a whole day, at the Society of Genealogists, to explore the story of the Great Fire and how it affected Londoners and London. Attend talks and workshops covering the parts of London that burnt, where to find records on Londoners who lived through it and what happened when the Fire stopped.Read more
You have mastered all the basic skills needed to research family histories. You have even managed to break down some brick walls. Now you would like to take your knowledge and your skills a bit further. The Society of Genealogists’ Stage 3 set of evening classes does just that. You’ll learn about the information that lies in the less well known documents and you’ll get a chance to put your skills to use in practical exercises.
Who is this course for?
Stage 3 is designed for those with experience of genealogical research and the basic research records. It is suitable for for students wishing to take the IHGS exams.
What will the course cover?
The British overseas
Intestacy, probate and tracing missing partners
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
Debrief of research assignmentsRead more
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