01935 429609
Somerset & Dorset
Family History Society

Essential Family History

Start date: 22nd April 2020

End date: 20th May 2020

Time: 7.00-9.00pm

Location: Broadway House Family History Centre, Peter St, Yeovil BA20 1PN

Update 19.3.2020: This course has been postponed and will be rearranged as soon as the current situation allows.

A five week evening course, with SDFHS Secretary, Ted Udall, for those starting out on their family history or anyone wanting a refresher course. Also on 29 April, and 6, 13, 20 May. 7.00-9.00pm

The course is for absolute beginners and also for those who have been researching for some time and perhaps come to some dead-ends. The course consists of five two-hour sessions and covers basic research techniques both on and off the computer. Handouts will be supplied where necessary – just bring your own notebook and pen/pencil.

The course will cover:

  • Interviewing relatives
  • Has it been done already?
  • Certificates
  • The Census
  • Parish records
  • Other records (a summary)
  • Writing it up.

SDFHS Members: £35. Non-members: £40. Includes hand-outs.

Limited numbers, so please book in advance: phone: 01935 429609, email: [email protected]

Please note that the meeting room is on the second floor and there is no lift access.

Member and Guest Blogs Welcome

We welcome guest and member blog posts on any topic with a family history connection and invite you to send your contributions, which should include photo/photos, to the editor Barbara Elsmore