Guild of One-Name Studies – Regional Meeting.

CaptureOn Saturday I had the opportunity to attend one of the Guild of One-Name Studies regional meetings in Yorkshire. Members step forward to present to other members therefore enabling attendees to explore and discover elements which might assist their One-Name studies or genealogical pursuits.

First up was Sue, a regional rep who spoke about the resources available to those researching convicts. Next up was another Sue whose talk I especially found interesting, for reasons which will become apparent in a forthcoming post in my Oral History Series. Then another Sue talked about Welsh Patronymic surnames and finally Jackie, not Sue! facilitated a session, “How I do a One Name Study”.

These sessions are not recorded. They are organised by the Regional Reps for Yorkshire and encourage interaction and networking with other Guild members, although non-members are welcome to attend and there were a few present, as well as a few others who reside in neighbouring Counties.

The image shown here was created by me, using a word-cloud website and very much expresses the fundamentals of the Guild.

 

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2 Responses to Guild of One-Name Studies – Regional Meeting.

  1. Pingback: Oral History – A Pinch of Salt or a Grain of Truth? (Part Two) | Anglers Rest ~ Julie Goucher

  2. BookerTalk says:

    I’m very envious that our Yorkshire members get this kind of opportunity. Wish we had something like it in Wales

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