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What to do with your Family History

Description

Researching a family history generates a plethora of documents, photographs, stories and information. What should you do with it all?

This 7-week course on Wednesday evenings looks at how to store and share your family history, how to preserve the documents both physical and digital and how to write the stories which have been uncovered.

 

What will the course cover?

  • Creating a personal archive
  • Preparing your research for deposit
  • Writing the stories of your ancestors
  • Creating source citations
  • Conservation and preservation
  • Copyright
  • Considerations when leaving research in your will
  • Writing a biography

 

Select the Show Sessions link above for a listing of all classes, or download the course programme

Every Wednesday evening for 7 weeks from 11 May to 29 June 2022 on Zoom.  Each class runs from 6pm to 7.30pm and includes a Q&A session.

All classes will be recorded and made available to anyone who books a place (bookings will be accepted until 25 May).

Member's cost £112.00 (non-members welcome to attend with surcharge at £140.00) 

To find out more about joining our society as a member, visit our membership page

New to Zoom and would like to attend an online talk but not sure how? Do email us to arrange a free taster session. 

 

What you will learn 

  • How to organise, store, conserve and preserve your family tree sources
  • How to write and share your family history
  • Considerations when donating your research to the Society of Genealogists and other archives or libraries

 

With tutors: Else Churchill, Antony Marr, Sophie Hollinshead, Natalie Pithers, Janet Few, Graham Walter, Tahitia McCabe and Tim Warrender.

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