Events under 'Workshops and courses'
Thursday, August 22, 2019

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Basic Latin for Family Historians Course: with Joan Dils

Joan Dils is President of the Berkshire Local History Association and a former tutor at Oxford and Reading Universities in English Local History. This two-part course will cover the words and phrases commonly found in the most frequently consulted family history documents and resources. An unmissable opportunity for a rare to find course.

Fully Booked: (was BOOK £20, Member £16 for both sessions and tea or coffee. Places limited, pre-booking essential).

Member savings using the coupon code published in the current Berkshire Family Historian.

Second session: Thursday, 26th September.

Contact The Booking Administrator with any queries.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Basic Latin for Family Historians Course: with Joan Dils

Second session of a two-part course. First session: Thursday, 12th September.

Joan Dils is President of the Berkshire Local History Association and a former tutor at Oxford and Reading Universities in English Local History. This two-part course will cover the words and phrases commonly found in the most frequently consulted family history documents and resources. An unmissable opportunity for a rare to find course.

Fully booked: (was BOOK £20, Member £16, for two sessions and tea or coffee. Places limited, pre-booking essential)

Members obtain the saving using the coupon code published in the current Berkshire Family Historian.

Contact The Booking Administrator with any queries.

Thursday, September 26, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Workshop: Parish Registers Tutor: Catherine Sampson

Increase your chances of success when using one of the core resources for family historians. Learn what registers can provide, where to find them, how Church of England and nonconformist registers differ, and how to interpret them.  Also, indexes and transcripts, their benefits and pitfalls.

BOOK £10 (Members £9) includes tea or coffee.  Places limited, pre-booking required.

Members can obtain the saving using the coupon code published in the current Berkshire Family Historian.

Contact The Booking Administrator with any queries, including details of free parking arrangements.

Saturday, September 28, 2019 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Beginners' Family History Course: with Chad Hanna and Gillian Stevens

First in a series of four workshops for those new to family history research. Includes where to start, how to progress and good research practice.  Learn how to use core records of civil registration, censuses, parish registers and modern wills.  Discover the different genealogy websites, the content they offer and their strengths and limitations.

TICKETS £30 (Members £24) for series, includes tea/coffee.  Places limited, pre-booking required.  Members can obtain the saving by using the coupon code published in the current Berkshire Family Historian.

Further workshops in the series on 16th October, and 13th and 27th November.

Contact The Booking Administrator with any queries.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Beginners' Family History Course: with Chad Hanna and Gillian Stevens

Second in a series of four workshops for those new to family history research. Includes where to start, how to progress and good research practice.  Learn how to use core records of civil registration, censuses, parish registers and modern wills.  Discover the different genealogy websites, the content they offer and their strengths and limitations.

TICKETS £30 (Members £24) for series, includes tea/coffee.  Places limited, pre-booking required.  Members can obtain the saving by using the coupon code published in the current Berkshire Family Historian.

Other workshops in this series on 9th October, and 13th and 27th November.

Contact The Booking Administrator with any queries.

 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Workshop: Writing Up Your Family History Tutor: Dr Barry Jerome

Have you been researching your family tree and would like to write it up as a story but don't know how to start? In the workshop, Barry will help you get started and show you how you can structure it, so that you can write-up your family history while still continuing your research.

TICKETS £10 (Members £9) includes tea or coffee. Places limited, pre-booking required. Members can obtain the saving using the coupon code published in the current Berkshire Family Historian.

Contact The Booking Administrator with any queries, including details of free parking arrangements.

Saturday, October 19, 2019 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Beginners' Family History Course: with Chad Hanna and Gillian Stevens

Third in the series of four workshops for those new to researching family history including where to start, how to progress and good research practice.  Learn how to work with core records of civil registration, censuses, parish registers and modern wills.  Discover the different genealogy websites, the content they offer and their strengths and limitations.

TICKETS £30 (Members £24) for series, includes tea/coffee.  Places limited, pre-booking required.  Members can obtain the discount by using the coupon code published in their current Berkshire Family Historian.

Other workshops in the series on 9th and 16th October and 27th November.

Contact The Booking Administrator with any queries.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Workshop: Suffragettes Tutor: Dr Margaret Simons

Interested in the subject of votes for women or have a family connnection to the suffragette movement? Discover the wealth of information available from: The National Archives, newspapers, oral histories, diaries, personal papers, photographs and film footage. All add to our understanding of the activities of a cause that attracted supporters and detractors from both sexes.

TICKETS £10 (Members £9) includes tea or coffee. Places limited, pre-booking required. Members can obtain the discount using the coupon code published in their current Berkshire Family Historian.

Contact The Booking Administrator with any queries, including details of free parking arrangements

Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Beginners' Family History Course: with Chad Hanna and Gillian Stevens

Last in the series of four workshops for those new to researching family history including where to start, how to progress and good research practice.  Learn how to work with core records of civil registration, censuses, parish registers and modern wills.  Discover the different genealogy websites, the content they offer and their strengths and limitations.

TICKETS £30 (Members £24) for series, includes tea/coffee.  Places limited, pre-booking required.  Members can obtain the discount by using the coupon code published in their current Berkshire Family Historian.

Other workshops in the series on 9th and 16th October and 13th November.

Contact The Booking Administrator with any queries.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This event does not repeat

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