Talks, Tools and tutorials
We aim to post here links to talks on Cumbrian history or archaeology, posted to YouTube or other sites.
These recordings of live talks, are provided free-of-charge, for educational purposes, for visitors to our website. They may involve the non-commercial fair use of copyright or other privately-owned material. Viewers must not make any recordings of the talk, nor take screen shots/photos or other reproductions of any of the images used. If you are the owner of any of the material used, or its copyright, and wish us to take down this video link, please contact us and we will do so immediately.
About Morecambe Bay (from Morecambe Bay Partnership) by Dr.Bill Shannon
TOOLS AND TUTORIALS
Practical help for anyone who wishes to dig deeper for themselves into the history of their local area, or other aspects of the history of Cumbria. This section contains links to a number of websites (including those below) and pdf documents.
The National Archives offers an online tutorial to help you learn to read the handwriting found in documents written in English between 1500 and 1800.
Tutorial for medieval and early modern palaeography
Regnal Dates Date Calculator
There are several programmes available that can assist with Latin translation. These include:
The Blitz Latin Translator costs £24.68 (excluding tax) to download - http://www.blitzlatin.com/
Quick Latin is free to download - http://www.quicklatin.com/
Google also has its own translation site - http://translate.google.com/ [Free]