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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.


Discover your Family History –   Introduction to Researching your Family History – Part 1 

A practical stepped learning technique to begin learning family history research with confidence. A fun approach, in a safe, inclusive environment with other learners. 

Correct interpretation of vital records and how to understand simple research techniques.  This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary using ZOOM 

Thursdays 2pm to 4pm   Rosemary Caldicott 

5 sessions from 23 September £70/£42 FHR1A              Stoke Lodge     

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Discover your Family History – Part 2   –  So much more! 

An in-depth course to further your family history research.  Learn how you can delve deeper into your ancestral past!   Ideal for those who have attended an introduction course, or have some experience in researching their family history.  This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary using ZOOM 

Thursdays 2pm to 4pm Rosemary Caldicott 

5 sessions from 11 November    £70/£42   FHR2B        Stoke Lodge   

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Family History: Understanding the UK Census   

A one off talk about reading a census document correctly. This course will be delivered online  using ZOOM 

Wednesday 6.30pm to 8.30pm Rosemary Caldicott 

1 session on 20 October   £18/£12 FHR3C                   Online     

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 Family History: Understanding the value of birth, marriage and death certificates to enhance your research. 

Often over-looked, but invaluable to further your research.  A detailed talk on how to order and interpret birth, marriage and death certificates. This course will be delivered online  using ZOOM 

Wednesday 6.30pm to 8.30pm  Rosemary Caldicott 

1 session on 10 November  £18/£12 FHR4         Online    

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