A series of lectures that aim to present a different perspective of our collective history, the history of working class people, and in particular working class women. Topics covered amongst others will be Women in Port Cities, Women surviving a Bristol workhouse, and Pioneering Bristol Women in the Trades Union Movement.
***UPDATE – Due to coronavirus, course HWC4 will be taught online by our very experienced and knowledgeable tutor, Rosemary Caldicott. Rosemary will be offering presentations via Zoom, individual 1:1 contact for tutorials and information sharing. Enrol below or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Course Dates 2019 – 2020
These courses take place at Stoke Lodge
Tuesday 1pm – 3 pm Rosemary Caldicott
- 4 sessions 12 November £54 / £34 HWC1
- 4 sessions 14 January £54 / £34 HWC2
- 4 sessions 3 March £54 / £34 HWC3
- 4 sessions 28 April £54 / £34 HWC4
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Tutor – Rosemary Caldicott
Subject: Family History Research
I gained a further education teaching qualification following my masters degree and have taught extensively as a university lecturer in history and research.
I specialise in social family history having a key interest in workhouse records, and exploring how the concept of the family unit has changed throughout modern history. I am a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and associate member of the Regional History Centre, affiliated to the University of the West of England.
I have had various articles and recently two books published, ‘The Life and Death of Hannah Wiltshire. A Case Study of Bedminster Union Workhouse and Victorian Social Attitudes on Epilepsy’ (2016), and ‘Lady Blackshirts – The Perils of Perception. Suffragettes who became Fascists’ (2017).
I look forward to welcoming you to discover your unique family history!
Rosemary Caldicott BA MSc
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