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 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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RootsTech London 2019 Competition

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

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Twitter & #DNAChat

I have always enjoyed Twitter, my only issue was being able to convey information in 280 characters, as some of you will know, I am wordy! However,  I had a review of my Twitter profile and header image and thought … Continue reading

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The Benefits & Thoughts of Keeping a Journal

Last week I wrote about Notebooks, Inbox & Workflow and I planned that the next post I would write about keeping a notebook etc would be the Travellers Notebooks system that I use for my brain-dump and inbox. I wrote about … Continue reading

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Family Tree Magazine 2019 – Surname Research Series

In the July 2019 issue, the surname series continues with us looking at the Guild of One-Name Studies, fundamental principles of a study, the Seven Pillars. Next month, (August) we focus on organising and developing a study before working our … Continue reading

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