Category Archives: Surname Tips

Surname Tips (8)

The Guild has a great many resources within the members’ area, which is obviously for members’! One of the benefits, is the Guild wiki which contains a whole manner of things.  It was the wiki that was the forerunner to … Continue reading

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Surname Tips (7)

One of the tips early on, was to explore the Guild website, today the tip is view the recording of the Guild website. The recording was from the seminar in spring 2017 and was presented by Kim Baldacchino, who was … Continue reading

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Surname Tips (6)

Yesterday, the tip was to attend a Guild seminar or conference, today the tip is explore the recorded offering of seminar and conference sessions. These are available to members only. Members need to be logged in to the website and … Continue reading

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Surname Tips (5)

In the last tip, I mentioned the connection with other genealogists and recommend this tip to all. Attend a Guild conference or seminar. The Guild is a global organisation. Members live in a variety of places across the globe, the … Continue reading

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Surname Tips (4)

The tip for day four is to estimate how big your surname study is going to be? – Is it the size of a matchbox, the size of Mount Everest or something in between? There are advantages and disadvantages to … Continue reading

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Surname Tips (3)

Many members of the Guild of One-Name Studies and other genealogists, report that they become fascinated with surnames following encountering a genealogical brick wall or because of intrigue with a particular surname. Therefore it seems likely that you have material … Continue reading

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Surname Tips (2)

For day two we are going to look at surnames in your family that might be suitable for a study. Maybe you want to focus on your own surname, or perhaps one you acquired through adoption or marriage. Maybe you … Continue reading

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Surname Tips (1)

I thought that I would celebrate December, the Advent season with a series of surname Tips. The image here is from my Family Tree Magazine (UK) surname series which has just concluded. If you are a reader of the magazine, … Continue reading

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