Tuesday, 6 September 2016

5 week course from Northumberland and Durham Family History Society

Northumberland and Durham Family History Society (www.ndfhs.org.uk) is running a five week long family history course from September 14th - October 12th at its Library and Research Centre, Percy House, Newcastle, England. The price is £35.

From the society's website:

The aim of the course is to enable you to:
  • learn how to extract information from the basic records;
  • develop the skills to enable you to link one record to another to help advance your knowledge of your ancestors;
  • understand how to record the information accrued through your research;
  • build your family tree.

14th September 2016 (Week 1)
Introduction to the course; Civil Registration

21st September 2016 (Week 2)
Parish Registers

28th September 2016 (Week 3)
Census Returns 1841-1911

5th October 2016 (Week 4)
Trade Directories, Electoral Registers, and Newspapers

12th October 2016 (Week 5)

10.30 am to 12.30 pm—Instruction as above
1.00 pm to 2.00 pm—Using the Society’s Percy House facilities with support
Course Fee: £35.00 payable by cheque to “NDFHS”

To make a booking:
Please contact The Librarian by email: librarian@ndfhs.org.uk by phone: 0191 261 2159 or 0191 284 1678

(With thanks to News Post leader at http://www.newspostleader.co.uk/news/local/society-offers-family-history-course-1-8094908)


For details on my genealogy guide books, including A Decade of Irish Centenaries: Researching Ireland 1912-1923Discover Scottish Church Records (2nd edition), Discover Irish Land Records and Down and Out in Scotland: Researching Ancestral Crisis, please visit http://britishgenes.blogspot.co.uk/p/my-books.html.

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