Syllabus of Study
The Institute's Syllabus of Study divides the source material for genealogical research up into 24 separate topics plus 2 appendices covering techniques which underpin the whole course:
Topic 1 Introduction Topic 2 Family Records Topic 3 The Records of General Registration in England and Wales Topic 4 The Census Returns 1801-1911 Topic 5 Parish Registers and Bishops' Transcripts Topic 6 The Parish Chest Topic 7 Palaeography Topic 8 Wills and Probate Topic 9 Service Records Topic 10 Education and Occupations Topic 11 Nonconformity Topic 12 Names Topic 13 Migration Topic 14 Census Substitutes Topic 15 Miscellany Topic 16 Quarter Sessions Topic 17 Manorial Records Topic 18 Title Deeds Topic 19 Maps and Associated Records Topic 20 Heraldry Topic 21 Scotland and Wales Topic 22 Irish and Other British Records Topic 23 Legal Records at The National Archives Topic 24 Ecclesiastical Records
A more detailed copy of the Syllabus of Study is available here as a PDF file.
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