Category Archives: One-Name Studies

Family Tree Magazine 2019 – Surname Research Series

The October issue of Family Tree Magazine has recently been published, and the surname series continues, with us looking at the  fundamental principles of a study, as defined by the Guild of One-Name Studies, the Seven Pillars. This issue focuses … Continue reading

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Virtual Genealogical Association 2019 Conference

A few weeks ago I was asked to share the promote the following conference which is to be hosted by the Virtual Genealogical Association. It takes place in early November 2019. I will be speaking, although not live. My presentation … Continue reading

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Family Tree Magazine 2019 – Surname Research Series

The September issue of Family Tree Magazine has just been published, and the surname series continues, with us looking at the  fundamental principles of a study, as defined by the Guild of One-Name Studies, the Seven Pillars. I usually put … Continue reading

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One-Name Studies & Seven Pillars: Collect (1)

Five years or so ago, I wrote a series about the general features and decisions to be made when someone gathers a collection, irrespective of what that collection might be of. A few weeks ago a reader of this blog … Continue reading

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The Surname series continues, with the August 2019 issue of the magazine focusing on Organising a study. I don’t have sufficient space to be able to do the organising topic justice, merely scratching the top of the iceburg, but to … Continue reading

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Family Tree Magazine 2019 – Surname Research Series

In the July 2019 issue, the surname series continues with us looking at the Guild of One-Name Studies, fundamental principles of a study, the Seven Pillars. Next month, (August) we focus on organising and developing a study before working our … Continue reading

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Review of #FamilyTreeLive

I had hoped to get this review published earlier, but other deadlines and domestics I am afraid played a part in the delay. After a gap of a year in the UK without a significant genealogical show or event it … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Surnames

If you are researching an European surname there is a chance you are capturing every instance of that surname wherever you locate it irrespective of whether it connects to your own family or not. The concept of examining the details … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Surname Distribution Maps

Surname distribution maps are very helpful in identifying a presence for a surname in a particular country. Below there are a list of Country specific distribution maps. Austria Czech Republic France Germany – Digital dictionary of German surnames Ireland Italy Poland … Continue reading

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Family Tree Magazine 2019 – Surname Research Series

In the May 2019 issue, the surname series continues with us looking at using a Non-British surname as the basis for a One-Name Study. Readers of this blog will know that I am half Sicilian and have the Italian surname … Continue reading

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