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Zoom Workshop - Reading old Documents


Alan Tutton gave an introduction to decoding and transcribing old handwritten documents.

old documents workshop

This very successful workshop was attended by six participants.  It culminated in a collaborative transcription of the 17th-century will of William Forrest, yeoman of Badsey.  Find out who William Forrest was and where he lived by reading the article on the website.  

Example of an 18th century will.
Will of William Forrest of Badsey.