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Rights of Way – Restoring the Record

Our trustee Phil Wadey, together with his co-author Sarah Buck, will be presenting a training course based on their book ‘Rights of Way – Restoring the Record’ at The Morrison Trust Conference and Training Centre, Darlington on Saturday 4 March 2017.  The aim of the training events is to enthuse, enable and empower rights of way researchers to make definitive map modification order applications to ensure that routes that would be extinguished in 2026 are saved from the cut off date.

The day will concentrate on identifying routes, the key sources of evidence of historic ways, where that information is located, what it can tell us, and how a systematic research method is the best way forward.

Details of the day:
Date: Saturday 4 March 2017 starting 0930, finishing approx 1600
Venue: Morrison Trust Conference & Training Centre
Includes: tea/coffee but please bring your own lunch. (There is a large Morrisons supermarket attached to the training centre).

To make a booking, please send an e-mail to this address:

There is no charge for the event but delegates will have to meet their own travel expenses. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Additional information will be sent to delegates nearer the time.

Please take a copy of Rights of Way – Restoring the Record with you if you have one (copies can be purchased via the society’s website here) and a laptop to take part in some practical activities. (Smart phones and tablets may not be suitable for all activities but may be better than nothing.) Wi-fi is provided.

For further information on any of our training courses, please email us.