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Duration 01:07:26

Webinar: Using Discovery for family history

The Discovery webinar was delivered on 30 September 2016 by Audrey Collins. Audrey is a records specialist on family history records. She delivers conferences on TNA’s family history record collection around the world and has delivered this talk on many occasions


  1. patricia gray says:

    I agree with the previous writer – the webinar was excellent….full of so much information. But – and a big ‘But’ …so much that I cannot remember it all ! A text version would be a huge help !

    1. Liz Bryant (Admin) says:

      Hi Patricia,

      Thanks very much for your comment.

      It possible to see subtitles for this webinar: if you click on the ‘Watch video on YouTube’ link, you can use the ‘Subtitles/close captions’ option on the YouTube website to see subtitles on all our webinars.

      Please bear in mind that we update Discovery fairly frequently. This means that these videos can have elements in them that become out of date. We’re planning to record a new webinar on using Discovery soon. In the meantime, you may find the ‘Discovery Help’ information on our website useful:

      You may also find these videos relevant:

      Using Discovery, The National Archives’ online catalogue –
      Using Discovery, an introduction for family historians –

      Kind regards,


    2. Liz Bryant (Admin) says:

      There is also an option on YouTube to open up a transcript. Click on the three dots to the right of ‘Save’ under the video window: you’ll see a dropdown list, including the option ‘Open transcript’.


  2. Steve says:

    An excellent presentation that explains the use of the TNA catalogue, a text version of this should have been available from the start.

    Audrey, you have become my TNA goto hero 🙂

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