Category Archives: Genealogy

Introduction to One-Name Studies Course – Lesson Five

The fifth lesson of the Pharos Introduction to One-Name Studies course has just been sent to students. Our fourth chat session will take place a little later this week, please check the Pharos forum for details and the link. This … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – British in Russia (Part 10)

This post is part of a series of 10 posts about the British Community in Russia. You can read the complete series HERE Researching Russian Surnames When researching European families it is sometimes much easier to focus on the surname … Continue reading

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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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Farnham Papers – Removal Orders (5)

Ann PALMER, single woman to Buniton, Southampton – 8 December 1804 William LOVELAND Examination is for Settlement – 22 January 1805 Sarah KING, single woman to Windlesham, Surrey – 2 February 1805 Sarah CRANHAM – Note attached. Thomas ELSEY, labourer … Continue reading

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