Category Archives: Pharos – Introduction to One-Name Studies course

Q & A – Study Starting Point

Hi Julie, I have collected some Census information, Marriages and Cemetery Records for my one name study. I would like to start entering individuals into Roots Magic. The marriages have spouses and marriage dates but no age or parents for … Continue reading

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Researching Females in a One-Name Study

A frequent question that pops up on the Introduction to One-Name Studies course is about researching women, especially if the female marries out of the surname. It varies, depending on the person undertaking the study. Some carry on, including the … Continue reading

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Working on a Global Surname Project , for a Geographically Concentrated Surname

Typically surnames will have a hotbed presence, even the most common surnames. In those instances, it will often be personal to the researcher. In the case of my own Butcher ancestors, Surrey is a particular hotbed for me, followed by … Continue reading

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Introduction to One-Name Studies (901)

**Disclaimer**  Any views shared here are my own and do not form or imply any official view point of Pharos Tutors or the Guild of One-Name Studies. As a Pharos tutor, one of the things I enjoy most is inspiring … Continue reading

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Choosing a Surname Course

**Disclaimer**  Any views shared here are my own and do not form or imply any official view point of Pharos Tutors or the Guild of One-Name Studies. There are relatively few formal genealogical based courses, though there are some out … Continue reading

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Commonplace Notebooks

Following on from yesterday’s post, where I mentioned the lovely Tartan covered notebooks and mention of Commonplace notebooks. Despite keeping notebooks and journals since I was 12, I had never heard of Commonplace notebooks until I read the insert that … Continue reading

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Surname Tips (20)

Today the tip is Preservation. Have you considered what will happen to your research when you can no longer actively undertake it? The Guild offer a number of preservation methods and members’ are free to use any, all or none; … Continue reading

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Surname Tips (19)

Assuming you are inspired to register a study or develop your profile page, today’s tip is to recommend members’ watch the presentation undertaken by Kim, the last Guild webmaster. In February 2017, Kim did a presentation at a seminar and … Continue reading

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Surname Tips (11)

Today’s Tip is to explore and consider taking one of the three One-Name Studies course with Pharos. Introduction to One-Name Studies Practicalities of a One-Name Studies (new for 2020) Advanced One-Name Studies You can read the lesson structures on the … Continue reading

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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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