Surname Research

banner_page_headA Surname or One-Name Study is a project where you seek to collect every instance of the surname as far as practical and possible.

The leading international organisation regarding surnames is the Guild of One-Name Studies. I have been a member of the Guild since 2002. I have been a Trustee and Committee member since 2015 and spent my first four years on the Committee as the Guild Secretary.

I was honoured to be awarded the Guild of Master Craftsman at the Annual General Meeting in 2019. I was also honoured in 2019 to be awarded by the Society of Genealogists in London, England the Certificate of Recognition for “exceptional services to genealogy and one-name studies, promoting methodology, aims, processes and strategies”

logorI am the tutor for Pharos with responsibility for teaching all the available One-Name Studies courses.

Introduction to One-Name Studies typically runs three times a year. You can also download a copy of the course information sheet HERE. The next start dates for this course are:

2 June 2020, 2 February 2021 & 1 June 2021

Practicalities of a One-Name Study course is new from 2020. It sits between the existing courses, Introduction (901) course and the Advanced (902) course, and builds upon the learning and practice of the Introduction course.

The next start date for this course is 6 October 2020, 9 March 2021

Advanced One-Name Studies which runs typically once a year, and more frequently by arrangement.

The next start date for this course is 3 November 2020

On this page you will find links to the numerous and various posts that I have written about One-Name & Surname research.

 

Page updated 30 June 2020

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