Wills and How to Read Them
22nd November 2014
Wills are a wonderful source for genealogists- they can give you not only family relationships but also an idea of how our ancestors lived and even who they liked or disliked. The course will show you how wills can help you research your family, how to find them and their associated documents and practical advice on how to interpret the handwriting. Reading exercises will be included to give you hands on experience to reading wills.
The course timetable is as follows :-
10.30 Introduction - why are wills important
10.45 Pre 1858 Wills and other Probate Documents
12.00 Post 1858 Wills
1.30 Introduction to Reading Wills
2.00 Reading Wills
4.00 Guidelines for Transcription and Abstraction
4.30 Summing up and Depart
The price for the course is £40.00, or £35.00 for IHGS Members and correspondence course students.
The closing date for bookings is 13th November 2014.
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