Sunday, 19 March 2017

Breakfast with Family History Webinars from TNA

Advance Notice

The (UK) National Archives in London (TNA) is running a week of free of charge introductory family history webinars. They will run from 1pm to 2pm (UK time), that's 8 am EDT if both countries have made the switch to summer time, on the dates listed below. Pre booked via the eventbrite website. The programme is as follows:

Using census records, 3 April
Discover how to use the census and overcome the challenge of difficult to find ancestors, exploring the census and what it can offer the family historian, bridging the gap between birth, marriage and death records.

Using the Discovery catalogue, 4 April
Learn how to use TNA's Discovery catalogue, using both simple and advanced searches to find material both at TNA and in 2,500 other archive repositories around the UK.

Tracing criminal ancestors, 5 April
How to use 19th and 20th century criminal records, including records of trials, incarcerations and executions. Passenger lists, passports and assisted passages are also included.

Emigration records, 6 April
Find out how to trace ancestors who emigrated overseas.

First World War ancestors, 7 April
Finding out more about ancestors who served in the Great War, including how to trace wartime ancestors using online resources.


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