Family History


Some courses will run as online courses and some will start at Stoke Lodge or St Pauls. 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.

PLEASE NOTE: Online and telephone booking will
open at 9.30am on Thursday 27 August

Discover your Family History – Stage 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. The course aims for learners to be able to produce at least a 4-generation family tree by week 5.

  • Thursdays 1.30pm to 4pm     Rosemary Caldicott
  • 5 sessions 24 September £88 / £54      DFS1 : Online

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Discover your Family History – Stage 2   

Learn how you can delve deeper into your ancestral past! Ideal for those who have already attended Stage 1, or have some experience in researching their family history. Social history in connection with our ancestors will also be a feature of this course.

  • Thursdays 1.30pm to 4pm Rosemary Caldicott
  • 5 sessions 5 November £88 / £54 DFS2 : Online

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Family History Taster Evening 

An introduction to family history research techniques designed for those who have yet to undertake any family history research but would like to explore the possibilities.

  • Tuesday 7pm to 9pm Rosemary Caldicott
  • 1 session 22 September  £16 / £10   FHTE : Online

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Family History Intensive Research Day

For the novice or experienced genealogist! Designed to advance your ancestral research development, to explore areas of your research that have been neglected or to assist you to begin a new search.

  • Saturday 10am to 2pm Rosemary Caldicott
  • 1 session  5 December £ 32 / £20 FHRD : Online

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