Author Archives: Julie Goucher

About Julie Goucher

Genealogist, Author, Presenter, native Guildfordian, avid note taker and journal writer. Lover of Books, Stationery & History; Surnames, Butcher & Orlando One-Name Studies. Pharos Tutor for all One-Name Studies/surname courses as well as Researching Ancestors from Continental Europe.

History For Ukraine #HistoryForUkraine

Visit the website: https://historyforukraine.co  – #HistoryForUkraine 🌻 To support the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis run by the Red Cross:  https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/historyforukraine If you missed the talk then visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qkOZesb3-0

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History For Ukraine #HistoryForUkraine – Churchill at Chartwell, Katherine Carter

Visit the website: https://historyforukraine.co  – #HistoryForUkraine 🌻 To support the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis run by the Red Cross:  https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/historyforukraine I thoroughly enjoyed this talk by Katherine Carter @KatieCulture who spoke about Churchill at Chartwell. I visited a long time ago, the house in … Continue reading

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History For Ukraine #HistoryForUkraine – The White Ship, Earl Charles Spencer

Visit the website: https://historyforukraine.co  – #HistoryForUkraine 🌻 To support the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis run by the Red Cross:  https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/historyforukraine I was lucky enough to be able to sit and listen to Earl Charles Spencer @CSpence1508 and his informative talk ‘The … Continue reading

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History For Ukraine #HistoryForUkraine

Visit the website: https://historyforukraine.co  – #HistoryForUkraine 🌻 To support the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis run by the Red Cross:  https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/historyforukraine If you missed the talk then visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qkOZesb3-0

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European Ancestors – Understanding France (4) (Baptisms)

This post is part of a series about genealogy in France. You can read the complete series HERE. Before 1792, there was no birth registration in France. The closest record available was baptism records and these contained: Date of the … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Understanding France (3) (Births)

This post is part of a series about genealogy in France. You can read the complete series HERE. After 1792, births were required to be registered by civil officials. Information was believed to be more precise than previous, and generally … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Understanding France (2) (Paris)

This post is part of a series about genealogy in France. You can read the complete series HERE. Following the defeat of France after the Franco-Prussian war 1870-1871, a fire broke out in two locations in Paris, that held copies … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Understanding France (1) (Census)

This post is part of a series about genealogy in France. You can read the complete series HERE. 1791 was the first population census, but it is rare to find a surviving document from that time. The majority of towns … Continue reading

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THE Genealogical Event of the Calendar

The event all genealogists have been waiting for has ARRIVED and raring to go – RootsTech is a great event and it is: Free to attend A virtual event Access with a FamilySearch login Expo Hall with chats to organisations … Continue reading

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European Ancestors Talk to Kent FHS

I was lucky enough to talk to members of  Kent Family History Society on Tuesday evening. The subject matter was Researching in Continental Europe and it is always interesting to hear from those who are researching in Europe and to … Continue reading

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