Author Archives: Julie Goucher

Sunday Salon – Getting Back to Reading

It is a long while since I have taken part in a Sunday Salon. Social media has reduced the amount of time I read, as has writing and producing various presentations, syllabus and course material. I returned to education and … Continue reading

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Strategy for a Genealogical Project

Over the course of the last few Introduction to One-Name Studies courses I have been asked a number of questions and thought that it was worth sharing them here. Over the course of the next few weeks I will share … Continue reading

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Six Degrees of Separation from The French Lieutenants Woman to……

The #6Degrees meme occurs on the 1st of the month over at the blog, Books are my Favourite and Best which is written by Kate. The French Lieutenant’s Woman by John Fowles is not a book I have ever read, although I might have … Continue reading

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Southern California Genealogical Society Webinar Series – European Surnames

I can now share with you that I shall be presenting to the Southern California Genealogical Society (SCGS) webinar series in early December 2019. The webinars are open to all live, before becoming a SCGS members benefit. You can view … Continue reading

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Planner & Notebooks – Individual Genealogical Timeline’s

Back in the summer I wrote this post about planners and notebooks. In response to a comment I mentioned that I often created specific pages for individuals where there were “document heavy” individuals.  I promised I would write more about it … Continue reading

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Evernote & OneNote – Decisions, Decisions!

Readers of this blog may remember that I moved the majority of my material from One Note to Evernote a few years ago, whilst keeping an archive within OneNote.  At the time I loved the interface of Evernote and did … Continue reading

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Ramblings from my Desk…..(23)

It has been a very long time since I have had opportunity to sit and write a general post. I hope through 2019 they will be a bit more frequent, but I won’t promise! The last six months or so … Continue reading

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Family Tree Magazine 2019 – Surname Research Series

  In this month, the surname series continues with us looking at the first steps in undertaking a One-Name Study. You can read more by looking through the posts I have previously written HERE, or by taking the Pharos introduction … Continue reading

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Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine – January 2019

Several months ago I was asked by Jonathan Scott, who writes regularly for Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine if I would write the expert section for his feature on surnames which appears in the January 2019 issue of … Continue reading

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Book of Me 2018 Series Reflections

In this post we are going to reflect on the 2018 series and kick off by revisiting the very first prompt from January. Who Am I? List 20 things that describe you Answer that question again and then go back … Continue reading

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