In the Name of God, Amen: Wills Workshop on 28 September 2019

Whether your ancestors owned large swathes of land in the north of England or came from a more humble background in the West Country, the chances are that somewhere along the line some of them will have left wills.

Wills are among the most important sources for family historians usually containing invaluable information about family relationships. This talk will look at how to access wills and how you can use them to get a better understanding of what life was really like for your ancestors...

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My Ancestor Worked in the Theatre - A one-hour lecture on 25 September

Do you have ancestors who worked in the theatre? Find out how to learn more about their lives and the skills and talents they had.

Based on his book of the same name, published by the Society of Genealogists, Alan Ruston covers a survey of British theatre history to enable you historians to explore the field. Alan includes two case studies to show how to go about research...

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