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A Trio of Tutorials

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Monday 19th April 2021

Three Tutorials focusing on records that are often linked and sometimes overlooked, presented by Les Mitchinson. They explain how to understand, find and get the best from the records.

Probate Records

A Tutorial that explains the different types of Will, the format and terminology and the different courts in which a pre-1858 will would be proved.

Tutorial Date: Tuesday 20 April at 10am

Court Records – Placing the Many Different Courts into Perspective

Les will explain the bigger picture regarding the many different courts. From the manorial courts or the sheriff’s tourn to the Quarter Sessions, and upwards to the Assizes and the various courts of Westminster. Locating the records of these various courts is also explained.

Tutorial Date: Thursday 29th April at 10am

Ecclesiastical Court Records

The Tutorial explains the different processes of the Ecclesiastical Court- the courts business and the records generated. Sometimes called 'The Bawdy Court' they give a fascinating insight into the lives of our ancestors. 

Tutorial Date: Thursday 29th April at 2pm

The cost of each Tutorial is £10. 

Bookings can be made through our online shop. To book