Category Archives: Genealogy

Strategy for a Genealogical Project

Over the course of the last few Introduction to One-Name Studies courses I have been asked a number of questions and thought that it was worth sharing them here. Over the course of the next few weeks I will share … Continue reading

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Six Degrees of Separation from The French Lieutenants Woman 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. The French Lieutenant’s Woman by John Fowles is not a book I have ever read, although I might have … Continue reading

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Southern California Genealogical Society Webinar Series – European Surnames

I can now share with you that I shall be presenting to the Southern California Genealogical Society (SCGS) webinar series in early December 2019. The webinars are open to all live, before becoming a SCGS members benefit. You can view … Continue reading

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Planner & Notebooks – Individual Genealogical Timeline’s

Back in the summer I wrote this post about planners and notebooks. In response to a comment I mentioned that I often created specific pages for individuals where there were “document heavy” individuals.  I promised I would write more about it … Continue reading

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Evernote & OneNote – Decisions, Decisions!

Readers of this blog may remember that I moved the majority of my material from One Note to Evernote a few years ago, whilst keeping an archive within OneNote.  At the time I loved the interface of Evernote and did … Continue reading

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Family Tree Magazine 2019 – Surname Research Series

  In this month, the surname series continues with us looking at the first steps in undertaking a One-Name Study. You can read more by looking through the posts I have previously written HERE, or by taking the Pharos introduction … Continue reading

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Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine – January 2019

Several months ago I was asked by Jonathan Scott, who writes regularly for Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine if I would write the expert section for his feature on surnames which appears in the January 2019 issue of … Continue reading

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Family Tree Magazine 2019 – Surname Research Series

My 2019 Series in Family Tree Magazine (UK), which is available as both a published copy and a digital magazine, has started in the 2018 Christmas issue (published 20 November) The entire forthcoming year will focus on Surnames and the … Continue reading

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National Library Week – B is for Bodleian Library

The Bodleian Library is part of the Oxford University estate. It is a fascinating site, bringing together a great number of resources. The one draw back is that not all the catalogue material cannot be freely accessed, but in my … Continue reading

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National Library Week – A is for Institute of Archaeology

Some time ago, whilst working on something else I stumbled across this website, the Institute of Archaeology based at UCL (University College London). Scrolling to the bottom of the home page reveals the links for the Library as well as Museums … Continue reading

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