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Family Histories – Part 1

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Select Status Course Code Date Duration Time Location Costs
EnquirePlease Enquire NA00064A/1 Tue 17 Sep 2024 6 Weeks 18:00 - 20:00
Aireville Campus £ 84**
EnquirePlease Enquire NA00064A/2 Tue 29 Apr 2025 6 Weeks 18:00 - 20:00
Aireville Campus £ 84**

* Fee remission may be available for this course, visit Fees and Funding for further information

* Only free for North Yorkshire addresses/Postcodes – there would be a fee for anyone in the West Yorkshire/Lancashire addresses/Postcodes – please enquire

Do you want to start or progress your family history?

Learn how to start researching your family history and how to progress your research.

Topics include:

  • Differing approaches – a simple ancestral line or including the lives of ancestors in the community and place
  • Understanding parish registers and locating baptism, marriage and burial records
  • Exploring the census returns and how to construct a family from these records
  • Family history websites and resources
  • Discussions


A subscription to a family history database would be useful, some can be accessed for a free 14-day trial. This will be discussed during the course.

Part-time courses are term-time only.
See our term dates for further information.

Did you know that some of our courses are free if you earn less than £20,319 (£23,400 if you live in West Yorkshire, difference in qualifying earning amounts is due to local authority funding regulations).

Distance Learning call 01756 693 800 or email

Courses in the community call 01756 693 800 or email

All other Part-time courses call 01756 693 309 or email

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