Local and Social History Research
Prerequisite:Doctrinal and methodological background of Religion C 261, History 200, and History 217, or equivalents.
Description:Records, geographical-historical background, paleography, and methods for reconstruction of individual families and development of demographic and family history studies in England, Scotland, and Wales.
Course Content:Unit 1: Tools and Methods for Genealogical and Historical Research
Unit 2: Writing
Unit 3: Online Databases for British Research
Unit 4: Jurisdictions, Calendars, and Names
Unit 5: Census
Unit 6: Civil Registration
Unit 7: Church Records
Unit 8: Probate
Unit 9: Using the Records to Solve Research Problems
Unit 10: Additional Records to Solve Problems between 1750 and 1840
Unit 11: Other Records
Online Courses:Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.
No Materials required for this course!