A-Z Challenge 2018 – Surname Research & One-Name Studies

a2z-h-smallIt has been a few years since I took part in the A-Z challenge, but thought that I would again this year.

This year I plan to focus my efforts on the genealogical concept of a One-Name Study or surname research.

Each day, from 1st April until 30th April I shall write linked into the letter of the alphabet. Sunday’s will be missed with the exception of 1st April.

In order to give some context, I am going to explain what a One-Name Study or surname research project is. Quite simply it the tracking of a single surname, across all time spans and across all Countries. Members of the Guild of One-Name Studies agree to make their study global and there is no time constrains on the globalisation of the project. Simply put, it takes as long as it takes.

So, with that in mind I will be back tomorrow with A is for…… and you can read other posts about Surname research HERE.


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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