Author Archives: Julie Goucher

About Julie Goucher

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

Family Tree Magazine 2019 – Surname Research Series

The October issue of Family Tree Magazine has recently been published, and the surname series continues, with us looking at the  fundamental principles of a study, as defined by the Guild of One-Name Studies, the Seven Pillars. This issue focuses … Continue reading

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Virtual Genealogical Association 2019 Conference

A few weeks ago I was asked to share the promote the following conference which is to be hosted by the Virtual Genealogical Association. It takes place in early November 2019. I will be speaking, although not live. My presentation … Continue reading

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1491 – The Untold Story of the Americas before Columbus

Launched daily from 9th August 2019 is this fascinating series commemorating the UN International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. Each episode is free to watch. Once the entire series has been shared via the series Facebook page, it is … Continue reading

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RootsTech London 2019 Competition Closes and Winner Selected!

As a RootsTech London Ambassador I have the opportunity to host a give away for the event of a complimentary three day pass (worth £149). There was no restrictions on how I choose to host the give away. I chose to … Continue reading

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Family Tree Magazine 2019 – Surname Research Series

The September issue of Family Tree Magazine has just been published, and the surname series continues, with us looking at the  fundamental principles of a study, as defined by the Guild of One-Name Studies, the Seven Pillars. I usually put … Continue reading

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One-Name Studies & Seven Pillars: Collect (1)

Five years or so ago, I wrote a series about the general features and decisions to be made when someone gathers a collection, irrespective of what that collection might be of. A few weeks ago a reader of this blog … Continue reading

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Podcasts – Extreme Genes Radio

Firstly this is not a Podcast. I have filed it with the podcasts for easiness. I each week listen to the host, Fisher on Extreme Genes discusses a variety of genealogical topics. He is joined by David Allen Lambert from the … Continue reading

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Ramblings from my Desk….. (24)

It has been a considerable time since I sat and did a general chatty post, but the last year has been busy and there always seems other posts and material to be written. Those of you who are subscribed to … Continue reading

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Podcasts – Planet Puffin (BBC Radio 4)

I am a great lover of podcasts and at regular intervals have a binge listen to catch up on my favourites or those that I have stumbled across. Today, whilst undertaking some rather brain numbing scanning I caught up with … Continue reading

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The Surname series continues, with the August 2019 issue of the magazine focusing on Organising a study. I don’t have sufficient space to be able to do the organising topic justice, merely scratching the top of the iceburg, but to … Continue reading

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