Course Information: Discover Your Family History : Stage 2

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An ideal course for those who have already attended Stage 1 or have some experience in researching their family history and some computer experience.

When and Where


From 04 Jun 2020 to 09 Jul 2020
Thu 13:30-16:00
for 6 weeks

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04 Jun 2020
13:30 to 16:00
11 Jun 2020
13:30 to 16:00
18 Jun 2020
13:30 to 16:00
25 Jun 2020
13:30 to 16:00
02 Jul 2020
13:30 to 16:00
09 Jul 2020
13:30 to 16:00


Stoke Lodge
Stoke Lodge Centre
Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop

with Rosemary Caldicott


Fees and concessions information

The full (undiscounted) fee for this course is £96 , the concession rate is £58. Please note that concession rates are subject to proof of eligibility. For more details please see our Terms and conditions


Learn how you can delve deeper into your ancestral past! Ideal for those who have already attended Stage 1, or have some experience in researching their family history. Social history in connection with our ancestors will also be a feature of this course.

What can students expect?

Through practical stepped learning techniques, students will be able to research family history with confidence and build on any existing research already undertaken.
A fun approach, in a safe, inclusive environment with other learners.
The tutor has years of teaching experience, and will offer supportive learning.
A chance to shine with a weekly ‘show and tell’ knowledge share slot so we can share and learn our research ideas.
Each week will involve a short powerpoint lecture on the topic of that week.
Students will gain a deeper knowledge of how to interpret the vital records, including parish records.
Learn new research techniques that will lead to successful research.

Late starters allowed?


Previous experience required?


Are there any extra costs?


Work set between sessions?


What should students bring?

Please bring along any relevant family records, dates, names, places etc.
If you do not have any information this will not be a barrier to successful research.
Pens and note paper

Teaching method/style?

Tutor led talks and lectures and easy to follow research techniques.
Some group discussion and knowledge share when appropriate.