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Weekend Course - Essential Sources for Family Historians

Friday 29th September 2017 - Sunday 1st October 2017

These weekend courses are structured around the Correspondence Course syllabus. Originally designed for students on the course they are now available to all and are a great opportunity to learn about new topics, obtain research advice and meet fellow family historians and course tutors and use the library facilities. A weekend course ideal for beginner's and those with some experience. It is to be held at The Institute in Canterbury.


5.15 pm Welcome Registration and an Orientation Tour of the Institute
6.00 pm Supper
7.00 pm Records of Life and Death
9.30 am Parish Registers
11.30 pm Parish Records
1.00 pm Luncheon
2.00 pm Wills and Probate
4.00 pm Use of library
6.00 pm Supper
7.00 pm Pedigree Construction and Open forum
9.30 am Free or discussion with experts, or making more use of the library
11.00 Palaeography Tutorial in deciphering handwriting in old documents essential for progress back to the 17th century
1.00 pm Luncheon
2.00 pm Practical Exercise
4.00 pm Summary & Depart

Price and Booking

Rate : £235.00
Student Rate : £195.00

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