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Workshop: How to research a building
Tuesday, 7 February, 2017, 7:00 pm–9:00 pm
Ian Bent and Allan Brigham will run a short workshop introducing you to how to research a building. The information is targeted at researching buildings in the Mill Road area but is nearly all applicable to anywhere in Cambridge. You’ll learn about the following topics.
- The structure of a building report
- The types of resources you can use — census report, street directory, Land Values Survey 1910/11, maps — and what each one can give you
- The means of access: Cambs Archives, Cambs Collection, genealogy websites, BNA etc.
- Visiting a building and talking with people