Family and Local History - Love It, Learn It
Talks generally last for 45 minutes. All equipment can be provided.
Topics : 1 to 15 are ideal for any audience
Those marked * have alternative family and local history versions
16 to 27 are very suitable for groups with family & local history interests
15. Family History – Sources before 1837
16. Bridging the gap – Tracing forwards from the 1911 census
17. Wills for Family History – With so many online indexes, there’s no excuse – check!
18. Writing Your Family History – Moving on from record sheets and charts
19. Reading the Original – Hints and Tips for deciphering old documents
20. From Cradle to Grave – A lifetime of sources, how many have you used?
21. Manorial records – Basic guidance on how to find and what might be found
22. 19th Century Boom and Bust – Exploring business and family fortunes
23. Ideas for researching Non-Conformist ancestors
24. The 1911 and other census – What’s the difference?
25. Family Historian – Award winning British genealogy software programme
26. Discovering Manorial Documents
Duration: - Generally 45 minutes to one hour
Fee : - £40 + travel depending on distance
Availability: - Almost anytime depending on adult education teaching commitments
Requests: - For illustrated talks – blackout or darkened room preferable
Screen, Projector stand and extension cable if possible please
Tailor-made Family History workshops and day schools available
For enquiries and bookings please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 07985 606993
Family History Tutor, Speaker, Consultant and Event Organiser: www.yourfairladies.co.uk
Chairman, Yorkshire Group of Family History Societies: www.yorksgroup.org.uk
Tutor: Workers Education Association (WEA), Leeds Museums & Galleries, Prince Henry’s Academy, supporting University of Leeds
Member Guild of One Studies; Bradford, Wakefield & YA&HS Family History Societies, The Thoresby Society, Life Member Pudsey & District Civic Society