Family Tree Live - Records workshops

Family Tree Live

Alexandra Palace, London, 17th - 18th April 2020

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The workshop schedule is detailed below - book your place now!

Booking your place using the Ticket Factory website: simply scroll through the lecture and workshop listing on the Ticket Factory website (lectures are listed first, in time order, following by all workshops), or use the search facility at the top of the page to find your chosen lecture or workshop.

The workshops are split into the following categories:  

Records workshop programme is as follows…

  Friday 17 April Saturday 18 April
10.30am FULLY BOOKED Using local history and local historians in family history research with Diane Lindsay: Examples of the vast and underused information to be found in County Record Offices, local studies libraries and from local historians and history groups [This is a double session, lasting 1.5 hours] FULLY BOOKED Smashing brickwalls with Dave Annal: discover new approaches to help you tackle and solve your research problems 
FULLY BOOKED Why is the 1939 Register invaluable? with Dr Penny Walters: A look at the invaluable information that can be gleaned from the 1939 Register, and reflect on hidden stories within the records
12.30pm FULLY BOOKED How to use newspapers for family history with Keith Gregson: The increasing number of newspapers online means that more and more ancestors are likely to turn up in their pages. Jewish ancestors with Jeanette Rosenberg: How to trace them and where to look
FULLY BOOKED Finding, reading and abstracting probate documents with Else Churchill: Gain confidence in using wills by learning how to read the handwriting and abstract the important genealogical information 
Successful GRO detecting with Graham Walter: Getting the most from birth, marriage and death searches and documents
FULLY BOOKED Online Resources for London with Peter Christian: A survey of the wealth on online materials for the City and the Greater London area, from parish registers to maps and images
FULLY BOOKED How our ancestors died with Dr Simon Wills: What killed our ancestors in the past? How have patterns of disease changed since the 1600s and why? An exploration

Lectures and workshops are included with admission, but booking is required, and places are reserved on a first-come-first-served basis. Programme may be subject to change.