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Below are a selection of courses that we are running, based on the subject of the course you were looking for:
- Quarter Sessions Records
Until the end of the nineteenth century, the Court of Quarter Sessions acted as the seat of county government.
- What is Local History?
The course will provide an introduction to the contents, methods, and sources of English Local History, with an emphasis on documentary evidence available for the study of the manor, the parish and the town.
- Animals on the Move: Transhumance in Early England
Transhumance - moving grazing animals off the farm to pasture them for a season on uncultivated land of all kinds including moors, marshes, fens and woodlands - has been part of European farming for many centuries.
- The Pursuit of Pleasure: Leisure and Society c.1850-1950
This course examines the development of leisure and sport in England from the late Victorian period onwards. It investigates the many factors that shaped its evolution over the course of a century and what this shows us about society.
- Researching a Garden: Investigative Tools for the Garden Historian
This course will look at the many ways that we can research a garden; from paper maps to the internet, and from manuscripts to Google Earth. Participants will also learn how to read an historic site through field trips to 3 eighteenth-century gardens.
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