Family History Short Courses.


When is the next course?

New Courses start in September, January and April in various locations. Please add your name to the waiting list by clicking here and we will send you details of where and when the next courses are planned.


What is the course about?

The Family History course aims to give you information and skills to enable you to research and record your Family Tree.


The course comprises 10 sessions – 8 group sessions, plus an opportunity to have a one to one session with a tutor if you wish, plus a visit to the Suffolk Record Office.


The course will include information about how to research your family history using the Internet, but also an opportunity to start your research – with help - during the sessions.


We will show you how to use paid web sites and free sites as well.


The course will cover:

Births, Marriages and Deaths, Census, Wills, Parish Records, as well as a host of other information such as Military Records and Trade information.


What is the cost?

A one off £10 contribution for the use of paid websites during the course. 40 pence contribution to tea/coffee each session. A contribution to the cost of the Record Office Visit which will depend on the numbers going on the day.


How to put your name down for the course:

For further information about the dates of the next course please click here to email us with:


  • your name, telephone number and post code.

  • And your U3A Membership Number