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Feb 212017
The Guild Conference welcomes Dr Maurice Gleeson

Maurice Gleeson is a medical doctor and (for the last 9 years) a genetic genealogist. He runs several Surname DNA Projects, including projects for the surnames Boylan, Farrell, Gleeson, Glisson, Maloney & Spearin (his One-Name Study). He also has several blogs (e.g., and several dedicated YouTube Channels (e.g. as well as a few … Continue reading →

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Feb 162017
What's My Line? Seminar

Leasingham Village Hall, Chapel Lane, Leasingham, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 8LB

09:30am for 10:00am on Saturday 6th May 2017

This seminar will focus on a range of specific occupations, including stonemasons and administrative roles such as the Georgian clergy and legal professions, online datasets and a different approach to occupation research.

Full programme

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Feb 132017
The Guild Conference welcomes Susie Cox

Susie studied Art history at University of East Anglia and was first bitten by the heritage bug whilst working as an architectural researcher and writing reports and histories of some the most notable and historic government buildings in Westminster.  In 1993 she jumped ship joining P&O to catalogue their art collection.  That one year contract … Continue reading →

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Feb 122017
The Guild Conference welcomes Dr Janet Few

Janet is a longstanding Guild member who speaks regularly on a variety of topics throughout the UK and overseas. Well known for her appearances as her seventeenth century alter ego, Mistress Agnes, on this occasion, Janet will be appearing as herself. She has several books to her credit including the recent re-edit of  Family Historians … Continue reading →

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