Category Archives: One-Place Studies

Oral History – Why Bother? (Part Two)

For me the the time I spent with those elderly relatives was special. I was able to interact with them and I hope they enjoyed the time with me as much as I did with them. I listened to the … Continue reading

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Oral History – Why Bother?

Oral history is a great way of sharing history with the older generation. The older the individual in your family you talk to, perhaps the further back you might get with your family history. My Great Aunt, born in 1900 … 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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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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Sources & Citations Series – Genealogical Proof Standard & One-Name Studies

Sometime ago I promised to write a post about Genealogical Proof Standard. I cannot recall, if I indeed did write the post or if I added it to my never-ending to do list, but thought that I would write this … Continue reading

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Sources & Citations Series – Repository Lists

Continuing with the Sources and Citations Series and today we are going to focus on Repository Lists. Being a prolific note taker and list maker I am in my element with a list of repositories being an important part of my genealogy … Continue reading

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Sources & Citations Series – Are Sources Ever Wrong?

Continuing with the Sources and Citations Series. Early on in the series we talked about sources, what they are the differences between primary and secondary sources; you an read that earlier post here. Primary Source is something written at the time, by someone … Continue reading

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Sources & Citations Series – References & Guidance for Citations

The first book I wholeheartedly recommend is Evidence Explained by Elizabeth Shown Mills. The author has created a comprehensive website which offers many examples and explanations for citations for a variety of source material. The second book that I recommend … Continue reading

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Sources & Citations Series – What is the Point of Recording Citations?

Continuing with the Sources and Citations Series. We talked yesterday about what a citation is and you can read that post here. Today we are going to look at the point of recording of citations, and I did touch on … Continue reading

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