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Our 2,844 members have registered
2,466 study surnames with us
and a further 6,252 variant names.
Apr 232017
S is for Seminars

  The Guild as part of its education into One-Name studies holds, sponsors and presents at seminars, conferences and events on a variety of One-Name and genealogy subjects worldwide. They provide an opportunity to meet other Guild members and learn something new. Most seminars are for both members and non-members and these include not only the … Continue reading →

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Apr 212017
R is for Regional Reps

As genealogists and family historians join the Guild they are each assigned to a region. We have regions that cover the English and Wales Counties and in Scotland there are three regions, Scotland South, Scotland Aberdeen and Scotland North. There is one Regional Rep for Ireland, one for Europe and one for South Africa. Australia … Continue reading →

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Apr 202017
Q is for Quality Services

Under the resources tab on the menu bar of the website, (you must be logged in), click on Guild Services and find a list of member services, some of which have been covered.  But did you know about the Newswatch Project, Mentoring, WARP, Awards of Excellence and many more.  Let’s look at a few and see … Continue reading →

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Apr 192017
P is for Profile Page

When did you last update your one-name study profile page? Does it still contain the same information that you provided when you registered the study?  Or even more dismaying, did you completely overlook creating one in the first place? April is the month of spring and renewal: a perfect time to refresh (or create) your … Continue reading →

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Apr 182017
O is for Other Surnames of Interest

Do you have an interest in surnames in addition to the one you registered as your one-name study?  Did you know that through your Guild membership, you can register an interest in Other Surnames?  Why do this when you perhaps have no intent to ever do a one-name study on that “other” name?  It is … Continue reading →

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