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Getting Started with Family History

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Course: Getting Started with Family History
Tutor: Jane Taubman
Start Date: 19th October 2019
Start Time: 9.45am
End Time: 4.00pm
Fee: £56.00 What's included?

Just starting out on Family History or want to understand in more detail those core research documents such as Birth, Marriage or Death Certificates and Census pages? Did you know a UK birth certificate often contains between six and eleven facts which you need to record or that Catholic marriages are recorded by the Registrat completely separate to the Church marriage register, which even in the twentieth century was often recorded with “latin” names? We will also look at the various providers of information, both paid for and free, looking at indexes and transcripts and the challenges of searching for information, using examples from the attendees research where possible.

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Jane Taubman

Jane Taubman has been researching her family history for the last 25 years. She has lectured for the Society of Genealogists in London and assisted on the computer help desk at the SOG fair (now the Who Do You Think You Are Show). She also holds courses on the use of the Family Historian software package and its use in researching family history. With a background in computers, she enjoys using her logic and problem solving skills on the challenges of Family History research, when solving one problem ancestor inevitably leads to two more and combining her love of all things historic to bring ancestors long gone back into the light. For the last ten years she has run the online Family Historian User Group, which provides help and advice on many aspects of research along side its main roll of helping its members get the best from Family Historian. For further information visit Jane’s websites: 

http://www.rjt.org.uk

http://www.taubman.org.uk

http://www.fhug.org.uk

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