This is course for people wanting to find out more about family history. The course, to be held at the Somerset Heritage Centre in Taunton, will focus on how to use and interpret key archive sources for family history. The 2-day course will run on Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 April, 9.30 am to 4.00 pm.
The course is designed to help researchers feel confident about visiting an archive and exploring the documents they will find there. Topics covered will include document handling, census and church records, the records of the poor law and the workhouse, reading old handwriting and understanding common Latin phrases.
The cost of the course is £48 per person (£24 concessions). Booking is essential as space is limited. To book your place please contact the Somerset Heritage Centre on 01823 278805 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.