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The Christmas Tree

Monday 13th November 2017

As the festive season draws near the IHGS will hold a day course to demonstrate how to create a Christmas tree!  This day course will demonstrate how to create a "Christmas tree!" Using the Christmas family the course will demonstrate research techniques, the effective use of record sources and establishing proof. At various stages you will be provided with information and asked to develop your own Christmas family chart.  The pedigree can be drawn using pencil and paper or on a laptop using PowerPoint. During the first session focus will be on the records of Civil Registration, Census Returns and Parish Registers will be used to demonstrate search techniques and how to interpret the information.  You will then use the information to draw up a pedigree. You will be introduced to other records during the second session. Probate Records, Land Tax and Title Deeds in particular, so that you can extend the pedigree and understand why such records are essential in the establishment of proof. The day will be led by Les Mitchinson, the IHGS Director of Education. 

The day will be led by Les Mitchinson, the IHGS Director of Education. 



10-45am – 1.15pm     Session1

1.15pm – 2pm            Lunch

2pm – 4.40pm            Session 2

4.40pm – 5pm            Summing Up

Price and Booking

Rate : £50.00
Student Rate : £45.00

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