Discover your family history with Craven libraries

Pte John Frankland of the East Lancashire Regiment. Copyright: Lucy Woodhouse.
Pte John Frankland of the East Lancashire Regiment. Copyright: Lucy Woodhouse.

As part of the Craven’s First World War commemorations, libraries in Skipton and North Craven will be holding Trace your First World War Relative Internet taster sessions at the end of November.

These informal sessions will provide advice and expertise on finding your First World War ancestors, and help people navigate their round the 1000s of military records available on the two premier genealogy resources on the web, Ancestry.com and Find My Past, both of which can be accessed free in all libraries in North Yorkshire.

Booking is required for these events, and computer experience is essential. Tickets are £2.

Settle, Wednesday November 26, 10am–noon

Bentham, Thursday November 27: 10am–noon

Ingleton. Thursday November 27: 2–4pm

For more information contact the library on 0845 034 9538.

These events are part of the Craven and the First World War project, a Heritage Lottery Funded project which aims to build a greater understanding of life in Craven during the First World War through a series of events over the next three years.