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

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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Surname Fascination

A few days ago, there was a fascinating discussion on the Family Tree Magazine (UK)  Academy Facebook group about surnames and asked the question, how many different surnames had readers come across? Anyone who has been reading this site for a while … Continue reading

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Favourite Book(s) #20 – Genealogy Essential Research Methods by Helen Osborn

We hear a great deal about books written by American authors of the not just the best way to proceed with research, but genealogical proof and citing sources, but we hear very little about similar books written by British authors. … 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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Introduction to One-Name Study Course

The next Introduction to One-Name Studies course at Pharos Teaching and Tutoring Ltd starts on 15 May 2018.  The course is taught online and welcomes students across the globe. Here are the Lesson Headings: About One-Name Studies Surnames and their … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2018 – Zeal about Surnames

I am hopeful that the various posts over the course of the A-Z Challenge, which has been about surnames, surname research and registering a One-Name Study has been enjoyable and given you plenty of scope for ideas and thoughts. You … Continue reading

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