January 2021 Events Launched with our 9 Jan talk, Sources for Medieval and Early Modern Genealogy

Our popular live online lectures will continue in 2021via the Zoom platform. Our first talk next year, 'Sources for Medieval and Early Modern Genealogy' will take place 9 January.

In this talk, Dr. Nick Barratt looks at medieval and early family history sources, including practical information for research. He will introduce new sources to help you trace your relatives further back in time and covers: feudalism, landholding and social hierarchy, government and local administration, law and justice, and church and religion.

There will be a short Q&A after the talk.

Speaker: Dr Nick Barratt obtained his PhD in history from King's College London. At the National Archives he previously was head of Medieval, Early Modern Legal, Maps & Photographs, and was president of the Family History Federation for ten years. Nick worked in television as a specialist archive researcher and consultant including House Detectives and Who Do You Think You Are. He is the owner of Sticks Research Agency, as well as being the director of Learner and Discovery Services at the Open University.

A one-hour talk on Saturday, 9 January (2pm UK), cost £10.00/£6.50 SoG members. This talk as well as our other January events can be booked through our website.

Not attended one of our online talks before? Further information can be found here Do you have a question? email the events department.

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