Irish land records - British Sign Language video
Published date: Fri, 06 Feb 2009 11:00:00 GMT
With the loss of the 19th century census returns for Ireland, Sharon Hintze guides us through the alternative sources for family historians researching their Irish ancestors.
Author: Sharon Hintze Duration: 43:14
Civil registration and beyond - British Sign Language Video
Published date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 16:00:00 GMT
The National Archives' Audrey Collins takes civil registration as her topic and reveals some of the little-known facts and stories behind the records.
Author: Audrey Collins Duration: 56:58
The Manorial Documents Register - British Sign Language Video
Published date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 11:00:00 GMT
Liz Hart, from the National Advisory Service, provides an introduction to the various types of manorial records and offers a practical guide to using the Manorial Documents Register.
Author: Liz Hart Duration: 33:34
Introducing the 1911 census - British Sign Language Video
Published date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 15:00:00 GMT
Mark Pearsall is a family history specialist at The National Archives. Here he provides an introduction to the newly released 1911 census and tells us how invaluable it will be for family historians.
Author: Mark Pearsall Duration: 7:14
Child emigration to Canada - BSL Sign Language Video
Published date: Fri, 09 Jan 2009 10:00:00 GMT
Find out about the British child emigration schemes from 1618 to 1967 as Roger Kershaw examines the reasons and the records behind the schemes to Canada, Australia, South Africa and beyond.
Author: Roger Kershaw Duration: 38:26
New files From 1978 - BSL Sign Language Video
Published date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 12:00:00 GMT
Contemporary historian Mark Dunton discusses the release of high-profile records from 1978, which provide fascinating insight into the thinking of key government figures in the run-up to the Winter of Discontent.
Author: Mark Dunton Duration: 13:13
The real Little Dorrit: Charles Dickens and the debtors' prison - British Sign Language video
Published date: Fri, 28 Nov 2008 15:00:00 GMT
David Thomas examines the reality behind Charles Dickens' fiction - what were Victorian debtors' prisons really like and how accurate was Dickens' portrayal of them?
Author: David Thomas Duration: 47:54
God's Wonderful Railway - British Sign Language video
Published date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 11:00:00 GMT
Find out how the development of the railways transformed the landscape of Great Britain and became the agent of enormous social change. Bruno Derrick explores the early years of the Great Western Railway, from its foundation to the death of Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1859, and brings to light the vast collection of records in the custody of The National Archives.
Author: Bruno Derrick Duration: 45:28
The parish: administration and records - British Sign Language video
Published date: Fri, 07 Nov 2008 11:00:00 GMT
For hundreds of years the parish was the most important unit of local government. This talk covers the historical administration of the parish, its officials and their records, as well as showing you how you can use these records to trace your ancestors and find out more about their local community.
Author: Mark Pearsall Duration: 48:03