Category Archives: Introduction to One-Name Studies (Pharos course 901)

Introduction to One-Name Studies Course – Lesson Five

The fifth lesson of the Pharos Introduction to One-Name Studies course has just been sent to students. Our fourth chat session will take place a little later this week, please check the Pharos forum for details and the link. This … Continue reading

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Introduction to One-Name Studies Course – Lesson Four

The fourth lesson of the Pharos Introduction to One-Name Studies course has just been sent to students Our third chat session will take place a little later this week, please check the Pharos forum for details and the link. For … Continue reading

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Introduction to One-Name Studies Course – Lesson Three

The third lesson of the Pharos Introduction to One-Name Studies course has just been sent to students For more details, confirmation of the forthcoming dates and to book please visit the information page HERE. Our second chat session will take … Continue reading

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Introduction to One-Name Studies Course – Lesson Two

The second lesson of the Pharos Introduction to One-Name Studies course has just been sent to students For more details, confirmation of the forthcoming dates and to book please visit the information page HERE. Our first chat session will take … Continue reading

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Introduction to One-Name Studies Course – Lesson One

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, New Zealand and … Continue reading

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Maps as a Visual Addition to a One-Name Study & Genealogy

It is obvious that a map is a visual aid to research, but yesterday I was sitting thinking, as you do and reached for this map of the parishes within Surrey – the map is from the West Surrey Family … Continue reading

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Family Tree Virtually Live 17 & 18 April 2020

Sadly, with the COVID-19 epidemic, Family Tree Live 2020 has been cancelled, but the folks at Family Tree Magazine have kept working on the event and turned the event into a virtual one, which is fantastic and means the event … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2020 – Specialised Studies N is for Names

Those who frequent this blog would have likely known that N had to be for Names! Our names are a way of highlighting us, as individuals, linking to our past both in terms of our people and our history. There … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2020 – Specialised Studies M is for Mining

I wrote quite recently on Sicilians who worked the sulphur mines in Sicily. In terms of the United Kingdom, over the centuries we have mined, with some success (and failings), coal, tin, copper, slate and even gold. Further afield Opal … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2020 – Specialised Studies L is for Genealogical & Historical Learning

The best way of learning is to be inspired by someone or a group of someones. Many genealogists and indeed others too, say that “school history was learning to dry facts for two years in order to get an O … Continue reading

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