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More family history courses for beginners

Photograph of small Edwardian girl, n.d. [early twentieth century] (Ref: D/X 1145/13(6))

Photograph of small Edwardian girl, n.d. [early twentieth century] (Ref: D/X 1145/13(6))

Get started on your family tree in 2018

Back by popular demand, this course is led by one of our archivists and is perfect for budding genealogists looking for some help getting started.

A three week course, running on the following dates at the Record Office:

Thursday evenings in January/February, 6pm-8pm

  • 18 January 2018
  • 25 January 2018
  • 1 February 2018

Friday mornings in January/February, 10am-12noon

  • 19 January 2018
  • 26 January 2018
  • 2 February 2018

Tuesday evenings in April/May, 6pm-8pm

  • 24 April 2018
  • 1 May 2018
  • 8 May 2018

Thursday mornings in April/May, 10am-12noon

  • 26 April 2018
  • 3 May 2018
  • 10 May 2018

Monday evenings in October, 6pm-8pm

  • 1 October 2018
  • 8 October 2018
  • 15 October 2018

Friday mornings in October, 10am-12noon

  • 5 October 2018
  • 12 October 2018
  • 19 October 2018

Only £30 per course.

Why not bring a friend?

Places must be booked in advance and numbers are limited, so book now to avoid disappointment.
For further information or to book, please contact 03000 267626. You can pay by credit or debit card.

All courses take place in Durham County Record Office at County Hall, Durham DH1 5UL.

We also run monthly Branching Out sessions for those already familiar with the basics of family history.

For further information, please contact us by email at record.office@durham.gov.uk or telephone on 03000 267626. 

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