11 November 2017

An introduction to house history

Learn the skills to explore the history of Bristol’s homes using sources held at Bristol Archives.

This two hour beginner’s session will show you how to investigate the stories of local houses and find out about the people who have lived there.

Archivist Malcolm Boyns will introduce key documents such as deeds, rate books, insurance records, photographs and plans.

You’ll also find out about online sources such as census records and digitised maps.