Author Archives: Julie Goucher

About Julie Goucher

Genealogist, Author, Presenter, native Guildfordian, Pharos Tutor, lover of Books, Stationary & History, Surnames, European Ancestors, Butcher & Orlando One-Name Studies, avid note taker and journal writer.

Introduction to One-Name Studies Course – Lesson Five

The fifth lesson of the Pharos Introduction to One-Name Studies course has just been sent to students. Our fourth chat session will take place a little later this week, please check the Pharos forum for details and the link. This … Continue reading

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Stationary Memories – Biddles of Guildford

This morning I went online for my Twitter fix and noticed a post from a stationary shop of my childhood, Biddles in Guildford. Instantly I was plunged back into a series of happy memories. This shop undoubtedly helped me develop … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – British in Russia (Part 10)

This post is part of a series of 10 posts about the British Community in Russia. You can read the complete series HERE Researching Russian Surnames When researching European families it is sometimes much easier to focus on the surname … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – British in Russia (Part 9)

This post is part of a series of 10 posts about the British Community in Russia. You can read the complete series HERE In this post we are going to look at some further considerations: Records in Russia are held … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – British in Russia (Part 8)

This post is part of a series of 10 posts about the British Community in Russia. You can read the complete series HERE The material found at Leeds University Archives was created on 25 May 1982 by the Brotherton Library … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – British in Russia (Part 7)

This post is part of a series of 10 posts about the British Community in Russia. You can read the complete series HERE 18th Century births, marriages and deaths are located in either of two venues The National Archives (TNA) … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – British in Russia (Part 6)

This post is part of a series of 10 posts about the British Community in Russia. You can read the complete series HERE The material available in Russia is variable, as are the places where you can find it and … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – British in Russia (Part 5)

This post is part of a series of 10 posts about the British Community in Russia. You can read the complete series HERE. Beginnings and Context to Research The best way of beginning to research is to start and understand … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – British in Russia (Part 4)

This post is part of a series of 10 posts about the British Community in Russia. You can read the complete series HERE. Despite the mass exodus of the British Community in Russia during 1918-1921 a few remained in Russia, … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – British in Russia (Part 3)

This post is part of a series of 10 posts about the British Community in Russia. You can read the complete series HERE. The Bolshevik Revolution later that same year marked the beginning of the end of the British Community. … Continue reading

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