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Family History

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Some courses will run as online courses and some will start at Stoke Lodge. You can see the starting venue/format for each course listed below. We reserve the right to change the format of the course, in term, should safety advice change.


Family History – Stage 1

A practical stepped learning technique to begin learning family history research with complete confidence. A fun approach, in a safe, inclusive environment with other learners. Correct interpretation of vital records and how to understand simple research techniques. Will be able to produce at least a four generation family tree by week 5.

Thursdays 2pm to 4pm            Rosemary Caldicott                                                                                                                                          

5 sessions from 20 January     £70/£42           FHR1B           Stoke Lodge

This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary, using ZOOM

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Family History – Stage 2

Practical learning for those who have already undertaken some family history research. A fun approach, in a safe, inclusive environment with other learners. Parish records, wills and social history explored. A mixture of lectures and practical work.

Correct interpretation of vital records and how to understand research techniques. Aspects of social history will be investigated.

Thursdays 2pm to 4pm   Rosemary Caldicott

5 sessions from 10 March   £70/£42            FHR2C            Stoke Lodge   

This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary, using ZOOM

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