Discover Your Family History Record of Achievement
From wills to palaeography, military records to poor laws - discover the wealth of original sources and material you can use to find out about how your ancestors lived
Using original sources and records, you will be able to develop your research skills and find out more about your family or local history. You will also explore the historical context in which your ancestors lived.
You will learn about:
- introduction and key records
- church records
- wills and testaments
- old and new poor laws
- military records
The course is fully online, and you will have expert tutors who are professional archivists and experienced genealogists.
You will also have access to:
- a range of exciting records, not just registers and census data
- a discussion forum to exchange views and information
There is no formal assessment and you will receive a Certificate of Completion from the University.
Contact our Archive and Information Studies enquiry team
+44 (0)1382 385543