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June 2020

Top level tips: Discovering your family history

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Ideal for beginners, our experts share top tips and pointers on how to start researching your family history

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What’s On-Line: Shut up – Quarantine and social distancing during Tudor epidemics

June 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

How did the state react to epidemic outbreaks during the Medieval and Early Modern period? In this pertinent talk, you'll learn about Henry VIII’s attitudes to infectious disease, Tudor social distancing and the introduction of the first government quarantine measures in 1517 in response to repeated outbreaks of both plague and ‘sweating sickness’, as well as the widespread reaction to these measures. This talk will be delivered by Euan Roger, Principal Medieval Records Specialist, followed by a live Q&A. This…

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Top level tips: Using Discovery

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Ideal for everyone, learn the top tips for using our online catalogue, Discovery. In just 30 minutes you’ll discover all the tools needed to make the most of our catalogue for your research.

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What’s On-Line: Caribbean connections

June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Guy Grannum gives an introduction into the history and primary sources for researching Caribbean migration and migrants to the UK.

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July 2020

Top level tips: Discovering your local history

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Ideal for everyone, our experts share top tips and pointers on how to start researching your local history, such as your town or house.

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