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Parish Registers Online Workshop

For Family and Social Historians

Increase your chances of success with family historians’ core resource. Better understand what registers can provide for you and how and why they differ in content over time. Find out where to find them and how Church of England and non-conformist registers differ. Discover the codes and hidden clues which can be found in some entries and how to interpret them. Also, indexes and transcripts, their benefits and pitfalls. 


Pre-booking is required because full joining instructions will be emailed to attendees in advance. Bookings close one day before the event.

To join in this workshop, you will need a computer device with speakers from which you can access emails. Ideally, also a microphone and webcam. First timer users of Zoom will be asked to download a small piece of software when they join. Technical help is available for those who need further assistance. Please contact 

Image: copyright Berkshire Record Office, reproduced with their kind permission.

About Berkshire Family History Society

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