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

Strategy for a Genealogical Project

Over the course of the last few Introduction to One-Name Studies courses I have been asked a number of questions and thought that it was worth sharing them here. Over the course of the next few weeks I will share … Continue reading

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Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine – January 2019

Several months ago I was asked by Jonathan Scott, who writes regularly for Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine if I would write the expert section for his feature on surnames which appears in the January 2019 issue of … Continue reading

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Family Tree Magazine 2019 – Surname Research Series

My 2019 Series in Family Tree Magazine (UK), which is available as both a published copy and a digital magazine, has started in the 2018 Christmas issue (published 20 November) The entire forthcoming year will focus on Surnames and the … Continue reading

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National Library Week – B is for Bodleian Library

The Bodleian Library is part of the Oxford University estate. It is a fascinating site, bringing together a great number of resources. The one draw back is that not all the catalogue material cannot be freely accessed, but in my … Continue reading

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Introduction to National Library Week 8-13 Oct 2018

National Library week (#librariesweek) in the UK is from the 8th – 13th October 2018 and given how much I enjoyed the A-Z Challenge in April, I thought I would write a post every day through October linked to libraries and archives … 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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Webinar – My Italian Surname Study

Next Tuesday, 21st August 2018 the Guild of One-Name Studies will be offering their latest webinar in their 7 Pillars series. Michael Cassara, who runs the Cuono One-Name Study and myself who runs the Orlando One-Name Study, will be talking about … Continue reading

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Guild of One-Name Studies Webinar – Six Months In with a New Study – Karen Heenan-Davies

The latest Guild of One-Name Studies webinars is now available for everyone to view. When we did the initial planning of the series we approached Melanie Caldicott and Karen Heenan-Davies and asked if they would be prepared to share their … Continue reading

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Guild of One-Name Studies Webinar – Six Months In with a New Study – Melanie Caldicott

The latest Guild of One-Name Studies webinar is now available for everyone to view. When we did the initial planning of the series we approached Melanie Caldicott and Karen Heenan-Davies and asked if they would be prepared to share their … Continue reading

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Favourite Book(s) #24 – The Surnames Handbook by Debbie Kennett

Firstly, a disclaimer – I know the author. Debbie Kennett is a fellow member of the Guild of One-Name Studies and has no idea that her book has made by favourite book list! This is a great book (published 2012) … Continue reading

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