Category Archives: Genealogy

Genealogical Mailing Lists

In the early days of the genealogical world online, the mailing lists were the way to virtually meet other genealogists, swap information and learn from each other. The world moved on to Facebook, Twitter and a plethora of other methods. … Continue reading

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Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine – February 2020

I am always fascinated by the material folk left behind in the forms of diaries, journals, notebooks etc and the insight it provides to their lives or the communities they lived in. This month, I share one of those resources … Continue reading

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Genealogical Software and Applications

Ahead of the new Pharos course, Practicalities of a One-Name Study we are going to explore the subject of Software and Applications. Any posts will be categorised the same and will be found HERE. The software or applications (apps) chosen … Continue reading

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Demise of RootsWeb Mailing Lists

I do not generally speaking post news announcements, but felt that this one was worthy of sharing. Earlier this week, RootsWeb shared the following information – Beginning March 2nd, 2020 the Mailing Lists functionality on RootsWeb will be discontinued. Users … Continue reading

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Rectors and Curates #GOONSblogchallenge – Post 2

As genealogists we spend a lot of time exploring the parishes our families or those we are researching have lived in. I have been very lucky to have ancestors who resided in two parishes where either the Rector or the … Continue reading

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Family Tree Live 2020 #FamilyTreeLive

I can now share with you that I will be delivering two workshops at Family Tree Live in April 2020. The event will take place at Alexandra Palace on 17th and 18th April 2020. You can read about the event, … Continue reading

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Genealogical Plans for 2020

We are past the first week of the year and I should have shared this a week ago, but the days got away from me. I have spent much of the last week thinking and planning a few genealogical research … Continue reading

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Rural Communities #GOONSblogchallenge – Post 1

I spent some time a few days ago writing about the Guild blog challenge and shared how my software is set up with different trees. The first post in the series is about rural settings and we, as genealogists should … Continue reading

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Commonplace Notebooks

Following on from yesterday’s post, where I mentioned the lovely Tartan covered notebooks and mention of Commonplace notebooks. Despite keeping notebooks and journals since I was 12, I had never heard of Commonplace notebooks until I read the insert that … Continue reading

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Guild Blog Challenge #GOONSblogchallenge

Having committed to participate in the Guild Blog Challenge I thought I should write about the type of posts I plan on writing. I am going to attempt to write each week, which means 12 posts. I am going to … Continue reading

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