Category Archives: Genealogy

Introduction to One-Name Studies (901)

The first lesson of the Pharos Introduction to One-Name Studies course has just been sent to students. I usually get a geographical mix of students and this course is no exception, with students from the UK, Australia, France and United … Continue reading

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Researching Italian Ancestors Interview on Journeys into Genealogy Podcast

Before Christmas, in this post I mentioned that I had been writing some notes in preparation for an interview. I was delighted to be approached by Emma Cox from the Journeys into Genealogy Podcast, and invited to talk about researching … Continue reading

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Advent – Day 9

I may have shared the picture below previously, but it is a favourite of mine and comes from the place where my maternal Grandfather was born in 1908, Wanborough in Surrey. This post box bares V R meaning that the … Continue reading

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The Really Useful Show #ReallyUsefulShow

The Really Useful Show, hosted by the Family History Federation  has just gone LIVE! You can still purchase tickets, by either clicking on the link HERE or on the image above. There are lots of great talks and vendors attending … Continue reading

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Protected: Pharos – Practicalities of a One-Name Study (903) – Zoom October 2022 Lessons 3 & 4

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Protected: Pharos – Practicalities of a One-Name Study (903) – Zoom October 2022 Practical Week

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Protected: Pharos – Practicalities of a One-Name Study (903) – Zoom October 2022 (Lessons 1 and 2)

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European Ancestors – Migration Series (5) – Enforced Migration

This post is part of a series about European Migration. You can read the complete series HERE. Probably the most obvious example of enforced migration is that of the Jewish population through the Nazi years. Moved to locations at the … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Migration Series (4) – Terminology

This post is part of a series about European Migration. You can read the complete series HERE. Migration has lots of terms that are often interchangeable, even though some of them are not aimed at the particular migration group. Emigration … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Migration Series (3) – Migration Tips

This post is part of a series about European Migration. You can read the complete series HERE. Todays post is about Migration Tips: Be open minded, people were more migratory than we think. Whilst many migration journeys were forever, not … Continue reading

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