Clues In Reading and Interpreting Handwriting in Old Documents


Old documents are sometimes a challenge. They are difficult to read and understand the handwriting. Here is a chance to get ahead of this challenge.

This will include:

  • Learning to read the letters, words and sentences in old documents.
  • Early writing materials
  • Forms of the alphabet
  • Yogh & Thorn
  • Recognizing different styles of letters
  • Techniques for reading old handwriting
  • Simple contractions & abbreviations
  • Be flexible with spelling
  • By the end of the sessions participants will have the skills to read examples of early handwriting.


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