Essential Sources - Weekend Course - AGRA members
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Essential Sources - Weekend Course - AGRA members

A weekend course ideal for beginners or to those with some experience. It is to be held in Canterbury 12th-14th October 2018.

Accomodation is not provided however we are happy to send a list of nearby guest houses on request.

Lunches and dinners are included as indicated on the course timetable.

Current AGRA members are entitled to a 10% discount. Please supply a valid AGRA number. Enrolment will only commence once membership is confirmed. Not available to be used in conjunction with any other offers.

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Friday
5.45 pm Welcome Registration and an Orientation Tour of the Institute
6.15 pm Supper
7.00 pm Using Ancestry and Findmypast - how to search the records of general registration and census returns.
Saturday
9.30 am Parish Registers 
11.30 pm How to build a pedigree from 19th century sources
1.00 pm Luncheon
2.00 pm parish chest
4.00 pm Use of library
6.00 pm Supper
7.00 pm Wills and how to read them
Sunday 
9.30 am Free or discussion with experts, or making more use of the library
11.00 Palaeography Tutorial in deciphering handwriting in old documents essential for progress back to the 17th century
1.00 pm Luncheon
2.00 pm Practical Excerise
4.00 pm Summary & Depart