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Researching the History of your House

Vicki Manners

Course Title: Researching the History of your House

Course Code: 3HH05B19

Start Date: 08/01/2020

Day of the Week:
  • Wednesday

Session: Morning

Length in weeks: 5

Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Price: £

No two buildings are the same – they are as individual as you and me – and often have fascinating stories to tell. Researching the history of your house can reveal your building’s unique past, including information on when it was built, by whom, and who owned the land beforehand. In many instances research will uncover the original architectural drawings, together with old pictures or illustrations throughout the years. Houses also have a social history, and research can reveal who lived in your property and when, what they did for a living and can sometimes reveal very personal stories about the occupants and how they lived their lives. Join this course to find out how you can research the history of your house and/or other houses that are of interest to you. One of the case studies we will use this year will include the house history of no. 6 Rothsay Gardens!

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