Category Archives: One-Place Studies

European Ancestors

Over the course of the last few months I have been pondering on some genealogical housekeeping. That includes my blogging platform and website. I have already gradually merged another blog into this one and as that was relatively painless, I … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2019 – T is for Timelines

I love timelines. They enable us to tell us what information we hold about an individual, whether that is our own ancestor or someone from our studies. A timeline also enables us to see what we DO NOT know and … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2019 – I is for Indexes

When I first joined the Guild of One-Name Studies back in 2002 I immediately registered my Orlando One-Name Study. As time passed the Guild began building up a set of indexes for the use of Guild members and I began … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2019 – C is for Citations & Sources

I have written a lot previously about One-Name Studies (If you are new here, welcome! – you can read all the posts about researching surnames HERE). Firstly, if you are completely new to the concept of a One-Name Study, a little … Continue reading

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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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