|Scrapbooking techniques can turn your family history|
presentation into a momento in its own right
The topics range from traditional research methods, such as using newspapers, through to how to write up your research or present it using scrapbook tecniques. History, military research and heraldry are also covered in the programme, as are more modern techniques such as DNA testing or using Facebook to help with research.
- Using Newspapers for Family History Research.
- Writing up Your Family History. 3 sessions.
- Life in Ulster in the 1830s.
- Understanding Heraldry. 2 sessions.
- Researching Military Ancestors. 2 sessions.
- Tagging Your Family History: a creative craft class. 3 sessions.
- A Beginners’ Guide to Facebook.
- You’ve taken the DNA Test, what next? Understanding Family Finder. 3 sessions.
They are open to NIFHS members and non-members alike, although members do get a discount.
When: The programme starts next week, on Tuesday 16 February, with a new class starting most weeks, and runs until April.
Cost: From £5 to £25.
Venue: The NIFHS Library and Research Centre in Newtownabbey. Some classes are run on days when the Library is already open so there will be an opportunity to do further research. (The Library opening hours are currently Tuesdays 2pm-8pm and the 3rd Saturday of each month 10.30am-12.30pm). For day-time classes, there is a café on site.
More details and a booking form are available at NIFHS.org.