A talk presented by the Society of Genealogists in partnership with the Houses of Parliament Festival of Freedoms celebrating 800 years of Rights and Representation.Read more
We will look at Birth, Marriage and Death records in Scotland, and how to locate them, as well as church records, census and what is available on the internet. This course is appropriate for beginners and those returning to their family history research who want to refresh their research knowledge. A half-day course with Alan Stewart (author of our popular book of the same title, which can be purchased from our bookshop).Read more
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.Read more
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