Genealogy

This is a one term course that provides strategies to help start researching members’ family history and enhance the skills to advance. Members will learn how to start the search and how to access birth, death and marriage records. How to access and use Census, Wills, newspapers and probate records will also be covered. Participants in the course will also be shown various ways of organising the information gathered in their research. Matters relating to Privacy Issues and Copyright, as well as, citing sources, online records, military records and the use of professional researchers will be discussed in the course. Wednesday
This course explores the tracing of ancestors from Ireland and looks at online archives, libraries, specialist websites and gateway sites. The focus will be free websites. Members should note that this course is not for the absolute beginner. Wednesday

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