School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Archive Detectives

Become an archive detective and discover the secrets of your ancestors!

Duke of Wellington in-frontse of New Register Hou

Tinkers, Tailors, Soldiers, Sailors, Merchants, Clerics and even lunatics. All kinds of people lived and laboured in the good auld days. Become a history detective digging up their life stories from the census archives and participate in an historical treasure hunt that will lead you through Scotland's recent history!

Date & time: Monday 17th, 1.00pm - 4.00pm
Audience: Undergraduate students at the University of Edinburgh
Cost: Free
Booking information: Booking is now open! Please book through the link below.
Accessibility: No restrictions
Location: New Register House, 3 West Register Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3YT
Meeting point: Attendees to meet Dr Di Tommasi at the front entrance to New Register House (up the steps behind the statue of Wellington) 10-15 mins before the start time.

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