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Jan 162017
 

If would like to learn more about one-name studies then the North Florida Genealogical Conference in the United States in early March is the place to be. Paul Howes is the Guild Chairman and runs the impressive One-Name Study for the surname HOWES

Paul will be presenting two sessions:

  • An Introduction to One Name Studies  
  • Irish Genealogy from Your Armchair

Booking can be made by clicking the link above before 2nd March.

 

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Jan 062017
 

News from the Guild Chairman  – “The Guild has had a long association with Pharos Tutors – indeed two of our members helped develop the materials for their two One-Name Study course offerings, both of which have been taken by many members over nearly ten years.

Guild member Helen Osborn of Pharos tells me that they have a new “Introduction to One-Name Studies” starting just next week on January 11.”

Together with the Guild, Pharos offers non-members a year’s free membership as a part of the course.

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Sep 122016
 
Finding Elusive Ancestors with Michelle Patient
 
When: 3.30pm – 5.30pm, Tuesday 11 October
Where: Central City Library, Whare Wānanga, Level 2
Cost: Free
Booking: All welcome. To ensure your place, please contact the Central Auckland Research Centre on 09 890 2412, or complete our online booking form.
 
Are some of your ancestors more elusive to find than others? Why not come along to an afternoon session discussing how understanding the background and distribution of a surname might help further your research. Also come to hear tips, tricks and research strategies designed to break through your brick-walls.
 
Presented by the Guild of One Name Studies New Zealand Representative – Michelle Patient (aka @patientgenie).
 
Then light refreshments at 5.30pm
 
The event not yet on official Auckland library website, so please book at
 
Then at 6.30pm:
 
Family History & DNA – the Science of Identity with Brad Argent, Ancestry and Dr Carla Houkamau, UoA
Bridging the tension between cultural and genetic histories.
 
A sense of identity is usually formed over time by memetic (or cultural) history, while revelations of genetic identity often happen in an instant. DNA tests can reveal multiple stories at play, creating a dichotomy where cultural histories conflict with genetic background.
 
Dr Carla Houkamau from the University of Auckland (Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāti Porou), and family historian as well as Ancestry international spokesperson, Brad Argent, will explore the concept of identity, and what it means to be a contemporary New Zealander in an increasingly multicultural society.
 
Seminar speakers:
•           Dr Carla Houkamau, Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland
•           Brad Argent, Family Historian & International Spokesperson, Ancestry
 
See more information and book at
 

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May 272016
 

Guild of One-Name Studies & Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain

Proudly present renowned DNA Speakers & Genealogy bloggers

Israel Pickholtz and Debbie Kennett

DNA BookHear Pittsburgh born, Jerusalem resident Israel Pickholtz speak at the only UK appearance about the family history discoveries he has made using DNA testing and analysis and hIsraelow
 it has helped him connect branches of his family based all-round the world.

Learn how DNA testing & analysis can help your research

 

 

 

Debbie Kennett is an Honorary Research Associate in the Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment at University College London. She is a member of ISOGG and the co-founder of the ISOGG Wiki.

Debbie Kennett photo June 2014She is the administrator of the Cruwys/Cruse/Cruise DNA Project, the Devon DNA Project and the mtDNA Haplogroup U4 Project. She has written two books for the History Press: DNA and Social Networking (2011) and The Surnames Handbook (2012). Her popular blog Cruwys News was originally set up to publish findings from her one-name study but is now focused on keeping up with all the latest developments from the world of genetic genealogy. 

Cost: £10 (£7.50 for Guild of One-Name Studies & JGSGB Members)

 

If you are a member of the Guild or JGSGB please click below

If you are a non-member of either group please use click below

Venue: The Delancey Theatre, ORT House London NW1 7NE 5 minutes walk from Camden Town Tube Station On Wednesday 1 June 2016 at 7pm

There will be information about the Guild and the JGSGB Bookstall will also be available.

If you would like to obtain a copy of Israel’s book in advance of the event please click HERE and for Debbie’s books please click HERE

 

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Feb 102016
 

Guild of One-Name Studies & Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain

Proudly present renowned DNA Speakers & Genealogy bloggers

Israel Pickholtz and Debbie Kennett

DNA BookHear Pittsburgh born, Jerusalem resident Israel Pickholtz speak at the only UK appearance about the family history discoveries he has made using DNA testing and analysis and hIsraelow
 it has helped him connect branches of his family based all-round the world.

Learn how DNA testing & analysis can help your research

 

 

 

 

Debbie Kennett is an Honorary Research Associate in the Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment at University College London. She is a member of ISOGG and the co-founder of the ISOGG Wiki.

Debbie Kennett photo June 2014She is the administrator of the Cruwys/Cruse/Cruise DNA Project, the Devon DNA Project and the mtDNA Haplogroup U4 Project. She has written two books for the History Press: DNA and Social Networking (2011) and The Surnames Handbook (2012). Her popular blog Cruwys News was originally set up to publish findings from her one-name study but is now focused on keeping up with all the latest developments from the world of genetic genealogy. 

Cost: £10 (£7.50 for Guild of One-Name Studies & JGSGB Members)

 

 

 

If you are a member of the Guild or JGSGB please click below

If you are a non-member of either group please use click below

Venue: The Delancey Theatre, ORT House London NW1 7NE 5 minutes walk from Camden Town Tube Station On Wednesday 1 June 2016 at 7pm

There will be information about the Guild and the JGSGB Bookstall will also be available.

If you would like to obtain a copy of Israel’s book in advance of the event please click HERE and for Debbie’s books please click HERE

 

Twitter # JewishDNAevening

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