Category Archives: One-Place Studies

National Library Week – A is for Institute of Archaeology

Some time ago, whilst working on something else I stumbled across this website, the Institute of Archaeology based at UCL (University College London). Scrolling to the bottom of the home page reveals the links for the Library as well as Museums … Continue reading

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Examining Migration & Researching Migrants in the British Isles Webinar

This webinar will be broadcast live at 8pm US Eastern time (or 1 am UK time) on 12/13th September. The presentation will be available to all for one week before being made available to Legacy Webinar subscribers only. A comprehensive … Continue reading

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Webinar – My Italian One-Name Study

The webinar I jointly presented with Michael Cassara on Tuesday 21st August is now  available on the Guild of One-Name Studies website. Usually the webinars are available to the public for a week before becoming a members benefit, but Michael … Continue reading

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Italian Surname Series – Magro Malosso

The enquiry that I received about two weeks ago was the catalyst for this series. The enquiry was about the surname of Magro Malosso. My Great, Great, Great Grandmother was Maria Giuseppa Magro Malosso. She was born in Sutera, Sicily … Continue reading

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Launch of Italian Surname Series

I recently had some correspondence about one of my Italian surnames. In addition to responding to the correspondence I did some further research and that sat me thinking about the surnames that appear in my paternal line and what those … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – Thoughts about the week

I spotted the #MuseumWeek the day after the week commenced. I thought it was a great idea and had I known about it in advance I would perhaps have made difference choices. In October, National Libraries week will commence (8-14th) … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – Migration Museum

Earlier in the week I shared a very similar post about migration and you can read that post HERE Today’s post looks to a very topical one for the UK this week, migration into the UK and does also reflect … Continue reading

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#DNA18 – DNA Day 2018

 Today is National DNA and marks the anniversary of: 1. The discovery of the double helix which was presented in the Journal “Nature” published on 25th April 1953 2. The completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003 If you have been researching … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – Migration Museum

The Migration Museum in Adelaide Australia is a great venue and one that I have been lucky enough to visit. The slogan, “every item in our collection has a special story,” reminds me of our One-Name Studies. The people with our … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – Faces of Auschwitz

One of the organisations I have spotted during #MuseumWeek is the site Faces of Auschwitz. Anyone who has been reading this site over the last few weeks will know that I recently established that at least three Orlando’s had perished at Dachau … Continue reading

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