Category Archives: One-Name Studies

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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Q & A – Christmas One-Name Study, Xmas and variants

I received the following message from a Guild member regarding their One-Name study. As the details will make it obvious which member had the question, they have given their permission for the message to be shared in full. My pondering’s … 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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Q & A – Blogging Tips

In the last few weeks I have received several emails about blogging. Here is just one of those questions Julie, I have been considering starting a blog for my surname study and my own genealogy. I wondered if you could … 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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Q & A – Practicalities of a One-Name Studies Course

Having been offline for a week or so due to being unwell, I am working through my inbox…. Hi Julie – I am considering signing up for the new course for ONS, when is the next date? The course took … Continue reading

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Guild of One-Name Studies Seminar – On the Wrong Side of the Law Seminar 16 May 2020

The Guild of One-Name Studies, as part of it’s educational remit as a Charity registered in England and Wales usually organises four seminars a year. Given the COVID-19 situation the May 2020 seminar has been cancelled, however, the Guild has … Continue reading

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Pursuing Surnames:Undertaking a One-Name Study

Sadly, due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, my Surname talks to be held at the Society of Genealogists on 16th May 2020 has been postponed. Instead, the talks will take place online on Wednesday 3rd June 2020 at 2 pm British … Continue reading

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