Category Archives: One-Name Studies

Oral History – Hints & Tips

Continuing with my Oral History Series. Today I am going to look at hints and tips. This is a tip that I think is useful for any research. Review your data and evidence. Note on your research log when you reviewed … Continue reading

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Oral History – A Pinch of Salt or a Grain of Truth? (Part Two)

A few weeks ago I mentioned that I had been an attendee at the Yorkshire Guild of One-Name Studies (one-name.org) regional meeting – you can read that post here In that post I mentioned that there was a link to … Continue reading

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Guild of One-Name Studies – Regional Meeting.

On Saturday I had the opportunity to attend one of the Guild of One-Name Studies regional meetings in Yorkshire. Members step forward to present to other members therefore enabling attendees to explore and discover elements which might assist their One-Name … Continue reading

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Family Tree Magazine 2019 – Surname Research Series

In the April 2019 issue, the surname series continues with us looking at types of Surnames and how they vary across different Country origins. You can read more by looking through the posts I have previously written HERE, or by taking … Continue reading

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Oral History – A Pinch of Salt or a Grain of Truth?

Continuing the oral history series and the post from yesterday A few years ago whilst at the funeral of another family member I mentioned the story to my late Mum’s first cousin. I asked if he knew of the story? … Continue reading

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Do you have Ruby’s?

The Guild of One-Name Studies is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary. As part of the celebrations we decided to create a collaborative study for the surname of Ruby. Ruby, as many people know is typically the gemstone give for a 40th … Continue reading

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Oral History Series – Introduction

As regular readers of this blog will know, I grew up visiting my elderly maternal relatives. Long before I began researching my family history I loved to listen to my Great Aunts talk about the “old days” they were not … Continue reading

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Family Tree Magazine 2019 – Surname Research Series

In the March 2019 issue, the surname series continues with us looking at the size of a study, watching out for anomalies & plotting surname origins. You can read more by looking through the posts I have previously written HERE, or … Continue reading

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Sources & Citations Series – Your Own Citation, Guidance for Others

We are at the last of the Sources and Citations Series and I hope that you have found it useful and it has given you food for thought on your studies. Whether you have a blog or website for your research … Continue reading

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Sources & Citations Series – Approaches to Writing Sources

Continuing with the Sources and Citations Series. Whilst we all hope that we will record absolutely perfect citations we have to accept that there will be days when we do not. These will occur because there are a million things whizzing … Continue reading

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