Workshop for family history

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A WORKSHOP is to be held in Rotherham for anyone interested in finding out how to research their family tree.

The event at Clifton Park Museum has been organised by Rotherham’s Archives and Local Studies Service.

It is to be held on Friday, November 9, between 10am and noon. Tickets are £3 and booking is essential.

Staff will be on hand to explain how to uses census data, electoral registers, school records, parish registers and workhouse records.

Cabinet Member for Culture and Tourism, Councillor Amy Rushforth, said: “Rotherham’s Archives and Local Studies Service is a fantastic resource and the staff are first class when it comes to helping members of the public dig into the past.”

Call 01709 336 633 to reserve a place.