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Branching Out family history courses

More dates to the end of 2017

Family History for those happy with the basics.

Led by an archivist, these sessions comprise a talk approximately an hour long, followed by roughly an hour of browsing time, during which you can use the microfilm and computers, browse the library and explore the Record Office in a structured and supportive environment. 

The dates and topics are as follows:

Mornings (10am-12 noon)

Thursday 25 May            Civilian Ancestors in the Second World War
Thursday 15 June           Electoral Registers and Trade Directories
Thursday 13 July             What else is in the archives? Letters of the Graham family - Leadminers in Weardale
No session in August
Thursday 7 September    Tracing 20th Century Relatives
Thursday 5 October         A Closer Look at the Census
Thursday 9 November     Back by popular request: Parish Registers
No session in December

Evenings (6pm-8pm)

Tuesday 23 May             Civilian Ancestors in the Second World War
Tuesday 13 June            Electoral Registers and Trade Directories
Monday 10 July               What else is in the archives? Letters of the Graham family - Leadminers in Weardale
No session in August
Monday 11 September    Tracing 20th Century Relatives
Thursday 5 October        A Closer Look at the Census
Tuesday 7 November      Back by popular request: Parish Registers
No session in December

Following participant feedback, we are re-running our popular session on Parish Registers.

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

Why not bring a friend?

The charge for each session is £10 and places must be booked in advance. To book, please contact us on 03000 267626. You can pay by credit or debit card.
 

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