Category Archives: One-Name Studies

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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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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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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Surname Tips (25)

Today is our final surname tip because we have reached Christmas Day – Happy Christmas everyone! My final tip is to be thankful for the friendships and connections we make within the Guild and within the wider Genealogical community. Whether … Continue reading

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Surname Tips (24)

Today’s tip is write or talk about your study. Over the years, I have heard many members say that they rarely hear from others with an interest in their surname. Why would you unless you actively share with the wider … Continue reading

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Surname Tips (23)

Today’s tip is explore if there is a DNA Project relevant to your surname. FTDNA is the only company offering projects centred on Surname, Religion or Place. The Guild has an extensive set of DNA pages on their website and … Continue reading

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Surname Tips (22)

Today our tip is to look in more detail at the Members’ Website Project, which you can read about HERE. As I said a day or so, it is free of charge to members, although the Guild will gladly accept donations! … Continue reading

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Surname Tips (21)

Today tip builds on from yesterday’s; exploring the preservation options available to Guild of One-Name Studies members’. It is likely no secret, that I especially like the Members’ Website Project (more on that later in this series!), but today I … Continue reading

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