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With a wide range of both general and genealogy talks Jackie now prefers to present these online via either her own or Client's zoom accounts. If you would like to know more read on ...

Family, House and Local History Topics

for Family History Societies, Local History Groups, U3As, etc 

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  1.  Family History – Sources before 1837

  2.  Grave Concerns - more than a last resting place

  3.  Researching Yorkshire Ancestors online

  4.  Digging into ... Civil Registration – so easy - so simple, so important!

  5.  Digging into ... the Census – do you manipulate the websites and use the returns to the full?

  6.  Digging into … the Parish Chest – what is / was in there?

  7.  Bridging the gap – aka Descendant Tracing - working forwards from the 1921 census

  8.  Wills for Family History – With so many online indexes, there’s no excuse – check!

  9.  Writing Your Family History – Moving on from record sheets and charts

  10.  Reading the Original – Hints and Tips for deciphering old documents

  11.  From Cradle to Grave – A lifetime of sources, how many have you made use of?

  12.  Discovering Manorial records – working back from 1926 to 1089!

  13.  19th Century Boom and Bust – Exploring business and family fortunes

  14.  Ideas for researching Non-Conformist ancestors

  15.  In the name of Family History - stories from Archives, Libraries, Museums & more

  16.  The Benefactors - work, rest and play - who helped our families and how?

  17.  Maps for Family, Local & House History - opening up ideas and resources for research

  18.  Family Historian software - a basic overview of this award winning Family History programme

For useful case study presentations see topics 1, 6, 10, 11 and 14 in Jackie's general section

Duration:           -   Generally 45 minutes to one hour with some topics easily extended for longer meetings

Fee :                 -    £50 : Cheque or bank transfer

Availability:       -   Almost anytime depending on adult education teaching commitments

Online               -   Zoom preferred, own account available. No recording please

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