Coming up:  11th March 2019

The Devon Archives and Local Studies service will be running another beginners’ course in palaeography in the spring of 2019.

The six session course, which is taught by Dr. John Booker, a retired archivist with more than forty years’ experience as a palaeography tutor, aims to equip participants with the skills to tackle the reading and interpretation of a range of types of document from the sixteenth century onwards.

The course is suitable for beginners or those with a basic knowledge who would like more experience, and the documents analysed and discussed will date from between 1550 and 1750.

Booking essential – £60 pp.

To book please contact Brian Carpenter on or 01392 888712.

If you have any questions on how the course is run, or the content, please contact John Booker on

Dates and locations

Devon Heritage Centre
  • Monday, 11th March 2019, 10:00 - 1:00

  • Monday, 18th March 2019, 10:00 - 1:00

  • Monday, 25th March 2019, 10:00 - 1:00

  • Monday, 1st April 2019, 10:00 - 1:00

  • Monday, 8th April 2019, 10:00 - 1:00

  • Monday, 15th April 2019, 10:00 - 1:00