Family and Local History - Love It, Learn It
Time: July 25, 2013 from 10:15am to 4pm
Location: Pool Village Hall, LS21 1LG
Street: Arthington Lane
City/Town: Pool in Wharfedale, West Yorkshire
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Event Type: palaeography, local history, family history, latin, history
Organized By: Jackie 2
Latest Activity: Jul 10, 2013
PLEASE NOTE : This course is now fully subscribed. Places remain on the duplicate day at The Borthwick in York which includes a display of original documents. Saturday 17th August 2013.
Run in conjunction with The Borthwick Institute for Archives.
Gain experience and further your knowledge of reading old handwriting and documents whatever the outcome of your studies.
With tuition from Dr Paul Dryburgh, archivist and medieval records expert, read wills and other documents in English from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. We will also look at other important types of records (charters, visitations, parish registers) as well as receiving an introduction to Latin wills.
Workshop sessions will involve group work and individual transcription exercises, taken at a pace that suits you. There will also be some handy hints and tips on how to find out more, and make the most of medieval records.
Refreshments provided - please bring a packed lunch
Full facilities. Free car park.
Venue : Pool Village Hall, Arthington Lane, Pool in Wharfedale. West Yorkshire. LS21 1LG
Alternative event in York : Saturday 17th August 2013
The Borthwick Institute for Archives, University of York.
For details see our Main Events list.
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