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Beginners' Family History Online Course

For new family historians

Enjoy this Online Beginners' Family History Course, wherever you live, whilst still being able to contribute fully to the discussion.

The course is aimed at those new to researching family history and includes where to start, how to progress and good research practice. Learn how to work with core records of civil registration, censuses, parish registers and modern wills. Discover the different genealogy websites, the content they offer and their strengths and limitations.

This course comprises of six sessions: Tuesdays – 16th, 23rd & 30th March and 6th, 13th & 20th April.

All sessions run from 2pm – 3.30pm.  

To join this course, you will need a computer device with speakers and a microphone. Ideally, also a webcam. You also need to be able to access the internet from it. First-time users of Zoom, will be asked to download a small piece of software. This will be sent to you in advance. 

Places are limited, and pre-booking is required, as full joining instructions will be sent to all attendees in advance. Bookings close one day before the event.

See website for full details and to book.  

About Berkshire Family History Society

This course is organised by Berkshire Family History Society, a registered charity number 283010.