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Webinar Wednesday: Interpreting old handwriting
July 17 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$15 – $20
Palaeography is the study of ancient and historical handwriting. For many family historians, being able to decipher the handwriting in wills, letters and other documents will often lead to important information about family members.
In this webinar, you will explore resources that can help you learn how to read and properly understand handwritten documents encountered while researching your ancestors. Find out how handwriting styles changed over time and learn about the letters, marks and inserts in a variety of documents. You will be given a range of strategies to help you decipher what is in your documents and correctly extract evidence to extend your family information.
Presenter: Cathie Sherwood