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Discover your family history using a wide variety of online and offline resources and approaches. Our family history courses are aimed at first time family history students, as well as those wanting to develop their existing skills further. You will be encouraged to develop and share your own research as well as consider the everyday lives of your ancestors and the wider social and economic context.

Family History View details

Our summer term will delve deeper into free and commercial websites to encourage investigation of source material as well as the research guidance they often include. We will also considering the strengths and weaknesses of data provision from one company to another particularly for military records. Time will be allocated to focus on students' brickwalls and roadblocks to develop problem solving strategies and enable other members of the group to share their research skills and experiences.

Family History- Growing the tree View details

An ideal course for anyone who has started building their family tree and wants to confirm basic steps and recording techniques, both paper and computer based. We'll look at the main sources for research to get back to 1837 and which websites are best suited for this material. Then we'll learn about Parish Registers to take us further back in time, how they were compiled, where they are today and what can be found online. In addition we'll also have a brief look at probate indexes for students to check which of our ancestors left wills and how to get copies if so. There will be opportunities to ask questions and follow up some avenues of personal research along the way.

Family History Websites View details

Our summer term will delve deeper into free and commercial websites to encourage investigation of source material as well as the research guidance they often include. We will also considering the strengths and weaknesses of data provision from one company to another particularly for military records. Time will be allocated to focus on students' brickwalls and roadblocks to develop problem solving strategies and enable other members of the group to share their research skills and experiences.

Family History Websites View details

Our summer term will delve deeper into free and commercial websites to encourage investigation of source material as well as the research guidance they often include. We will also considering the strengths and weaknesses of data provision from one company to another particularly for military records. Time will be allocated to focus on students' brickwalls and roadblocks to develop problem solving strategies and enable other members of the group to share their research skills and experiences.

Family History Websites View details

Our summer term will delve deeper into free and commercial websites to encourage investigation of source material as well as the research guidance they often include. We will also considering the strengths and weaknesses of data provision from one company to another particularly for military records. Time will be allocated to focus on students' brickwalls and roadblocks to develop problem solving strategies and enable other members of the group to share their research skills and experiences.

Family History Websites View details

Our summer term will delve deeper into free and commercial websites to encourage investigation of source material as well as the research guidance they often include. We will also considering the strengths and weaknesses of data provision from one company to another particularly for military records. Time will be allocated to focus on students' brickwalls and roadblocks to develop problem solving strategies and enable other members of the group to share their research skills and experiences.

Family History Websites View details

Our summer term will delve deeper into free and commercial websites to encourage investigation of source material as well as the research guidance they often include. We will also be considering the strengths and weaknesses of data provision from one company to another particularly for military records. Time will be allocated to focus on students' brickwalls and roadblocks to develop problem solving strategies and enable other members of the group to share their research skills and experiences.

Family History Workshop View details

Strategies and methods are the key to genealogical success! You will be encouraged to work with others to move your research forwards and broaden your knowledge of the social and historical contexts behind your family's lives. Group activities and individual projects are combined to open up the wonderful world of family history alongside digging into the local histories of the places your forebears lived in and the occupations they followed.

Family History Workshop View details

Strategies and methods are the key to genealogical success! This short course aims at preparing the student for a day of research in a local archives. Planning and method will be our focus and you will be encouraged to support each other in your research.

Family History Workshop View details

The day will focus on building on the student's research skills into family and local history. Working alone and with others they will seek out archival records to support and extend their studies. They will also use a range of different records.