28 July 2008

Introductory lessons on family history: 29 July - 26 August 2008

Starting on 29 July Nottinghamshire Archives are running 1-hour lessons on the basics of researching your family history.

The classes cover the following:
  • Registration (Civil & Parish)
  • Census Returns
  • Family History & the Internet
  • Probate Records
  • ‘Digging Deeper’

Further details and booking instructions are available on the Nottinghamshire County Council website:


3 July 2008

Archaeology week in Nottinghamshire, 12-20 July 2008

The CBA's annual Archaeology Week kicks off on the 12 July. Events in Nottinghamshire include a chance to meet Nottingham-born Julian Richards of Meet the Ancestors fame, a wide variety of events at Cresswell Crags, opportunities to see behind the scenes at museums in Newark and Nottingham, explore life in the Roman army with Gaius Flavius Baca of the IX Legion at Bassetlaw Museum, take part in flint knapping workshops and an open day at the Iron Age round-house in Calverton.

Full details are available on the CBA website: