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Tyne & Wear Archives Services Presents a New Series of Wednesday Workshops

The Wednesday Workshops are free, informative and can be fun! They will interest anyone who would like to know more about subjects in history.





Irish Ancestry in Northeast England

14 Dec 2006

1:30 - 3:00

Godfrey Duffy Specialist and author in Irish family history

Researching the History of your House


18 Jan 2006

1:30 – 3:00

Alan Hayward
Archivist at TWAS

Lost in Latin?….

How to read Roman Catholic registers


15 Feb 2006

1:30 – 3:00

Ann Kent
Archivist at TWAS

An Introduction to Researching Criminal Records

15 Mar 2006

1:30 – 3:00

Barry Redfern
Retired Chief Superintendent
Northumbria Police

Family History - Beyond Parish Registers


12 April 2006

1:30 – 3:00

Rachel Gill
Archivist at TWAS

How to research your Ancestor’s Military service in World War One

17 May 2006

1:30 – 3:00

Iain Mutch
Former Military Archivist

To book your place, simply ring 0191 2772248or call into the search room at Tyne & Wear Archives Service, Blandford House, Blandford Sq, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA.

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