Category Archives: Q & A

Q & A – Reconstructing Families Using a Mac

I recently received an email from someone at the beginning of their One-Name or Surname Study. The email contained several questions, which I am going to split into four posts. This is post three. Click to read Post One, Post … Continue reading

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Q & A – Naming and Numbering Patterns for a One-Name or Surname Study

I recently received an email from someone at the beginning of their One-Name or Surname Study. The email contained several questions, which I am going to split into four posts. This is post two. Click to read Post One. What … Continue reading

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Q & A – Collecting Data for One-Name & Surname Studies

I recently received an email from someone at the beginning of their One-Name or Surname Study. The email contained several questions, which I am going to split into four posts. This is post one. The first questions is concerned with … Continue reading

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Q & A – Which Pharos One-Name Studies course should I take first?

This morning I received the following question: Julie, I recently joined the Guild of One-Name Studies having listened to your online lecture with the Society of Genealogists. I want to take part in the readalong, but I am not sure … 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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Q & A – Keeping a Journal

One of the readers who asked about blogging, also asked about how they could journal. Julie, I have admired over the years your posts about journalling and am amazed that you have kept a journal for decades. How do you … Continue reading

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Q & A – Citations and Repositories

Hi Julie, I enjoyed the online Chat and just read the evening one so have ordered the book mentioned. I’ve managed to get RootsMagic to work on my Mac – I don’t think it will link to anything online but. … Continue reading

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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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Q & A – Consistency in Recording Place Names

For researchers not use to researching in England and Wales it is worth pointing our some inconsistencies when researching and recording place names Firstly, in England and Wales births, marriages and deaths were recorded from September 1837. They were recorded … Continue reading

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Q & A – How do I set up an eBay search for my Surname?

Following my article in Family Tree Magazine, where I mentioned setting up an eBay alert for a surname, I received a few questions on how to set it up. I thought I would also answer that here, in a step … Continue reading

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