Lynne Cleaver Research Services

Education

As an AGRA member I am committed  to continuing with my professional education (or CPD - continued professional development) as is so often seen in businesses these days. Fortunately I love gaining knowledge on subjects that I am interested in. Below is a list of topics that I have undertaken study in and met required marks in assessments.

  • Family Records [IHGS Correspondence Course]
  • Civil Registration [IHGS Correspondence Course]
  • Census 1801-1911 [IHGS Correspondence Course]
  • Parish Registers and Bishops Transcripts [IHGS Correspondence Course]
  • Nonconformist records - catholic, methodist, baptist, quaker etc [IHGS Correspondence Course]
  • Monumental Inscriptions [IHGS Correspondence Course]
  • Parish Chest and other parish records [IHGS Correspondence Course]
  • Wills and probate [IHGS Correspondence Course]
  • Palaeography [IHGS Correspondence Course]
  • Palaeography workshop [Gloucestershire Archives workshop led by Oxford University]
  • Army, navy and other military records [IHGS Correspondence Course]
  • Education [IHGS Correspondence Course]
  • Oxford University records [AGRA study day]
  • Occupational and apprenticeship records [IHGS Correspondence Course]
  • Ships, shipping and canal records [Gloucestershire Archives]
  • Surnames [IHGS Correspondence Course]
  • Migration - both immigration and emigration, and movement within the UK [IHGS Correspondence Course]
  • Manorial Records workshop [Gloucestershire Archives day course led by David Smith, Berkeley Castle]
  • Newspapers [IHGS Correspondence Course]
  • Quarter Sessions and Criminal Records [IHGS Correspondence Course]
  • Computing qualifications including ECDL, DTPublishing, PC maintenance [security], ‘mosaic’ Open University short course [research methods and reporting]
  • Small business taxation and record keeping [AGRA study day]
  • Copyright for local historians [Gloucestershire Archives short course led by Neela Mann]
  • Alternatives to the Victorian Census - tax records and other listings [IHGS Correspondence Court]
  • Civil Registration - from a registrars point of view [Andrew Marr, AGRA study day]
  • Short talk by David Hawkings on transportation to Australia [Friends of Somerset Heritage Centre talk]
  • Manorial Records [IHGS Correspondence Course]
  • Title Deeds  and land records [IHGS Correspondence Course]
  • Resources for Local History [Day course run by Somerset Heritage Centre]

I am currently studying  Maps and Heraldry.

Updated: 2018/01/31