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Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Beginner's Family History Course - Session One of four fortnightly sessions (Tue. 6 Feb, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Tutor:  Margaret Crook

A series of four workshops designed for those new to researching family history.  Where to start, how to progress your research and good research practice are all explained.

The course explores different genealogy websites and looks at the content they offer and which are better for particular kinds of records.  It covers civil registration, parish registers, wills, censuses, plus emigration and some overseas records.  Also it briefly examines benefits and limitations of some of the family history programs available to record your research.

Tickets:  £30 for four fortnightly sessions (members £24) Booking required.

Contact the Booking Administrator with any queries.

Course sessions to be held on:  6th February, 20th February, 6th March and 20th March.

Places are limited, so early booking is highly recommended.  Includes tea and coffee.


Natter Group (Tue. 6 Feb, 2018 6:45 pm - 9:30 pm)

Informal discussion sessions around a particular topic, led by Chad Hanna and Gillian Stevens on the first Tuesday of the month.

Tickets:  free event, booking not required, just turn up.  A small charge is made for refreshments.

Entrance to the library building for this event is via the back door on Abbey Square.  Free parking available for attendees - contact Gillian dot Stevens at Berksfhs dot org dot uk for details.

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