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Title ADVANCED SKILLS IN LOCAL HISTORY RESEARCH
Date Sat 27 Jan
Event Day School Spring
Time 10:00am - 1:00pm
Venue Canterbury Campus
Contact artsandculture@canterbury.ac.uk or Tel: 01227 922994
Price Standard Adult - £27.00

Saturday 27 January 2018|10am-1pm Tutor: Nicola Waddington | Canterbury campus | £27 This course is for people who have already begun to research their local or house history but who need more knowledge of archive catalogues and archive offices to explore less used documents. It comprises: • An explanation of how archive catalogues work, and how they are constructed by archivists to facilitate access by users. This is followed by a live demonstration of an online catalogue. • County council and district council files - how to use them and where to find them. • Diocesan records – the relationship between the parish and the diocese and the records this has generated. • Family and estate records – this is a large and complicated records series which will be demonstrated online in the class. • Local records at The National Archives (TNA). Searching their online catalogue and using TNA. • Advanced English Palaeography – includes the reading of 17th century wills.

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