Seven Steps to One-Name Studies and Surname Research

The Guild of One-Name Studies advocate the Seven Steps of a One-Name Study. These are effectively the stages of surname research and the it is not necessary to move through the steps in the order they are displayed here.  It would be quite usual to spend considerable time in the collect stage before proceeding to the others.

Seven Pillars Higher Res

courtesy of the Guild of One-Name Studies

It might also be, especially if a member blogs about their study, to publish about a person, group of people, migration details, in fact anything about the study and then publicise the blog post using social media.

7POWThe Seven Pillars of Wisdom is available from the Guild directly (Guild members should login) and for those of you wanting a Kindle version, via Amazon.

More details about the Seven Steps is covered in the Pharos Introduction to One-Name Studies course.

About Julie Goucher

Genealogist, Author, Presenter, native Guildfordian, avid note taker and journal writer. Lover of Books, Stationery & History; Surnames, Butcher & Orlando One-Name Studies. Pharos Tutor for all One-Name Studies/surname courses as well as Researching Ancestors from Continental Europe.
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