Don’t Believe everything you’re Told & Documenting your Family History - Course on 8 June

This course will consist of two talks:

Don’t believe everything you’re told!  (Problem solving and how we can get over the Brick Walls)

What type of problems can occur, why they may occur and how we can get over them?

The lecturer will discuss the many false leads we can be given from the common documents relating to vital events in our ancestor’s lives.  She will show researchers how errors come to be made and how we can get over some of those ‘brick walls’.

Documenting your family history Or ‘How to get all your stuff organised!

Jane will discuss the basic principles and importance of good record keeping. Looking at the different ways of documenting, organising and presenting your findings, she  will discuss sources types, primary, secondary, questionable!  Why should we record our sources, what is a reference, citation etc?

A half-day course on Saturday, 8 June (2-5pm) with Jane Fox, cost £20.00/£16.00 SoG members. Places should be pre-booked, through our website. Do you have a question? email the events department.

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