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

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 – H is for History & Origins of a Surname

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). One of the fascinating things about a Surname Study that I love is the history … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2019 – G is for Genealogical Proof Standard

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) The genealogical proof standard has essentially five elements to it – a) Reasonably exhaustive research … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2019 – F is for Framework

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) As with any project, you need to sit down and scope out your plan and … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2019 – E is for Education

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) The Guild of One-Name Studies is a registered Charity in England and Wales. Part of … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2019 – D is for DNA

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). A number of members of the Guild of One-Name Studies have an associated DNA project … 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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A-Z Challenge 2019 – B is for Benefits of Belonging

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 … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2019 – A is for Aims, Ambitions and Achieving a One-Name (Surname Study)

I have written a lot previously about Aims of a One-Name Study. (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 … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2019 – Introduction

I took part in the A-Z challenge as far back as 2012. I had a break for a year or so but came back for 2018 and thoroughly enjoyed participating again and see no reason to not take part in … Continue reading

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