Author Archives: Julie Goucher

Family Tree Magazine (UK) – Research Rarities Series

As my 2018 series, Research Rarities, draws to a close I was delighted when the October 2018 issue of the UK genealogical magazine Family Tree arrived with me last week. You can see the full series of articles below in reverse … Continue reading

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Favourite Book(s) #35 – Tracing Your Ancestors Through Letters and Personal Writings by Ruth A Symes

This made it to the favourite’s list for whole host of reasons. Our existence can be tracked in paper from the moment we are born, through education, employment and taxation records. Houses we buy and sell and even articles we … Continue reading

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Six Degrees of Separation from Where am I Now? 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. I had not come across this memoir, but was familiar with the actress, although I did not recognise … Continue reading

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Book of Me Prompts – September 2018

Welcome to the ninth set of prompts for the 2018 Series of the Book of Me. You can read when the prompts are published and about the few changes at my earlier post HERE There are five prompts each month and … Continue reading

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Favourite Book(s) #34 – The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee

I spotted this book when it was first released in paperback. I almost bought it then remembered that I could purchase it on the way back to the car, then promptly forgot. I ordered it from Amazon and it arrived … Continue reading

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Polish Communities – Migration & Resettlement

On Friday I released a short presentation for Legacy Family Tree Webinars. This can be viewed, and the syllabus downloaded HERE, if you have a Legacy Webinar subscription. This topic is a very interesting one and over the coming weeks … Continue reading

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Webinar – My Italian One-Name Study

The webinar I jointly presented with Michael Cassara on Tuesday 21st August is now  available on the Guild of One-Name Studies website. Usually the webinars are available to the public for a week before becoming a members benefit, but Michael … Continue reading

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Webinar – My Italian Surname Study

Next Tuesday, 21st August 2018 the Guild of One-Name Studies will be offering their latest webinar in their 7 Pillars series. Michael Cassara, who runs the Cuono One-Name Study and myself who runs the Orlando One-Name Study, will be talking about … Continue reading

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Favourite Book(s) #33 – How to Bullet Plan by Rachel Wilkerson Miller

For reasons I cannot explain this book has become a favourite. It is a shame that this likely first book about Bullet planning was published by someone who did not devise the concept, but such is life! I spotted this … Continue reading

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Favourite Book(s) #32 – Sicily by John Julius Norwich

Whilst this book has hit my favourites list it almost did not. This is a not a substantial book in terms of pages, there are over 350, but in terms of contents and historical scope. The book starts with the … Continue reading

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