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Mailing Lists 15 October 2014
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IHGS October Newsletter 1 October 2014
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Newsletter 158

Intermediate-Advanced Tutorial Weekend 16 September 2014
We are pleased to confirm that the tutorial weekend 7th-9th is confirmed as running and bookings will be taken up to the 6th November.Topics covered will include Advanced Paleography, Armed Services, Census Substitutes, Manorial Records and Heraldry. There will also be discussion and library time. The tutors attending the course are scheduled to be Richard Baker, Sarah Bulson, Elizabeth Kerry and Les Mitchinson.

IHGS September Newsletter 2 September 2014
Our latest newsletter is available to download.
Newsletter 157

Scheduled Website Maintenance 26 August 2014
From 22:00 (GMT+1) on Tuesday 16th September to 02:30 on Wednesday 17th September there may be issues with our website. Please bear with us.

International Heraldic Colloquium News 18 August 2014
We congratulate our Principal, dR Richard Baker on his elevation to Academician of the Academie Internationale d'Heraldique at this year's Congress in Oslo.

The Parish and the Manor - 18th October 14 August 2014
Now confirmed as running bookings for this day course will be taken up to the 16th October. This course will introduce you to the many other records available and how they can not only help you to trace you family history but can also give an insight into the daily life of our ancestors.
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IHGS August Newsletter 6 August 2014
Our latest newsletter is available to download.
Newsletter 156

Examination Results 2014 29 July 2014
This year's examinations results have been confirmed. We are pleased to announce that the following candidates achieved the Certificate in Genealogy, Vanessa Christie, Susan Humphrey and Richard Nunn (with distinction). The Higher Certificate in Genealogy was awarded to Lucy Browne, Lorna Kinnaird, Sue Mabbutt, Anne Maybury and Glenis Muckle. The Diploma in Genealogy went to Karen Cummings and Diana Miller.

This year we were delighted to award our highest qualification The Licentiateship in Heraldry and Genealogy to Patricia Smith for her thesis The Genealogical Value of Hatchments in Some East Kent Churches.

Many of the certificates were presented to the successful candidates at this year"s Awards Day. Next year's examinations will take place on the 13th and 20th June.

IHGS Newsletter July 1 July 2014
Our latest newsletter is available to download.
Newsletter 155

IHGS Maps available on Ancestry. 24 June 2014
We are pleased to announce that in in partnership with Ancestry the maps from The Atlas and Index of Parish Registers are now available on their website. The new collection is entitled Great Britain, Atlas and Index of Parish Registers

WDYTYA? live dates announced 17 June 2014
Who Do You Think You Are? Live will be at Birmingham NEC from Thursday 16 April to Saturday 18 April 2015.

IHGS Newsletter June 3 June 2014
Our latest newsletter is available to download.
Newsletter 154

IHGS Newsletter May 1 May 2014
Our latest newsletter is available to download.
Newsletter 153

Tutorial Weekend - Beginner to Intermediate 4th-6th July 2014 14 April 2014
We are please to confirm the Correspondence Course tutorial weekend is running. The tutorial weekends are an excellent opportunity to meet fellow students who are at a similar stage on the course. It is a chance to gain advice on the assignments from both the tutors and students, and prepare for future study. The course will cover Beginner to Intermediate subjects and is designed for those students who are working their way towards and through the middle part of the Correspondence Course. Topics under discussion include pedigree construction, parish registers, parish chest, wills and paleography. This course will also benefit those wishing to revise these topics.
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Heraldry Day Course 17th May 14 April 2014
Heraldry can be daunting for those unfamiliar with its language. This course aims to make heraldry accessible and to enable students to decipher a coat of arms. This course is suitable for absolute beginners and those with some experience. Practical guidance will be given on how to understand heraldry, Blazonry and how to identify coats of arms.
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