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Weekend Course - Taking Your Family History Research Further

Friday 30th November 2018 - Sunday 2nd December 2018

A weekend course ideal for intermediate students and those with some experience. All are welcome and it will also benefit those on the Correspondence Course in Genealgy, Broadening Your Family Tree and Completing Your Ancestral Journey courses. It is to be held at The Institute in Canterbury. It is also a great opportunity to learn about new topics, obtain research advice and meet fellow family historians and course tutors and use the library facilities.

Time Table



5.45 pm Welcome Registration and an Orientation Tour of the Institute
6.15 pm Supper

7.00 pm Introduction to Nonconformity


9.30 pm Use of Library-A valuable opportunity to conduct personal research amongst our unique resources

11.00 am Advanced Palaeography - Tutorial in deciphering handwriting in old documents essential for progress back to the 17th century

1.00 pm Luncheon

2.00 pm Census Substitutes

4.00 pm The Professions

6.00 pm Supper

7.00 pm Open forum


9.30 am Free- An opportunity for discussion with experts, making more use of the library, or visiting the Cathedral

11.00 am Manorial Records

1.00 pm Luncheon

2.00 pm Military Records

4.00 pm Summary & Depart

Price and Booking

Rate : £255.00
Student Rate : £210.00

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