New courses 2010 - 2011
Archives Courses – Autumn 2010/Winter 2011
From September this year we intend to run some more of our popular courses. There are spaces available on all of the courses, and we are advertising them well in advance to give as many people as possible a chance to sign up!
Each course costs £15 and will be held at the Archives. A £5 non-refundable deposit is payable in advance. The courses will begin at 9.30am, (to last approx. 3 hours) with payment in full to be made from 9am on the day. To book a place or to get further information please contact us.
Family History for Beginners
Thursday 9th September 2010
To get you started on your family tree we show you the key sources for England and Wales.
Caring for Documents
Thursday 30th September 2010
Learn about conserving and preserving original documents.
Adding Branches To Your Tree
Thursday 21st October 2010
Discover diverse archives that will broaden your genealogical research.
Thursday 18th November 2010
Original and online sources for finding out more about those who served their country.
Thursday 9th December 2010
Interested in researching your own property or that of an ancestor? We can help you interpret a variety of records.
Poor Law Records
Thursday 13th January 2011
What happened if you were in need before the advent of the Welfare State? We study the archives of parish overseers, Poor Law Unions and charities.
Crime & Punishment, Law & Order
Thursday 10th February 2011
Were your ancestors prisoners or policemen? We look at the sources for the pre-1900 period.
Palaeography for Beginners
Thursday 10th March 2011
Understanding old handwriting is a key aspect of any historical research, so come and learn how to decipher the past .