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Sep 022017
 
Family Tree Magazine Spotlights the Guild!

The October edition of Family Tree Magazine is now available and features The Guild and One-Name Studies. The article on Pages 22 -24 looks at Setting up a One-Name study and focus’ on the Orlando One-Name Study and pages 66 -67 Spotlights the Guild and gives some details about us as an organisation and the … Continue reading →

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Aug 092017
 
Railway Work, Life & Death project - help sought

  In 1911 alone over 28,000 employees were injured or killed on British railways. The government department responsible for the railways, the Board of Trade, had been investigating some of these casualties since the 1890s, to find out what happened and to make recommendations to improve safety in the future. These reports are a fantastic … Continue reading →

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Aug 072017
 

Just as the Guild has recently placed a good deal of information on DNA studies on the public part of our website, we have today added an additional five pages on the front side to guide people through the thought process of starting a One-Name Study.  The sections are: estimating numbers and overall size thinking … Continue reading →

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Aug 042017
 
Introduction to One-Name Studies starts 22 August 2017

The next Introduction to One-Name Studies course at Pharos Teaching and Tutoring Ltd starts on 22nd August. The course is taught online and welcomes students across the globe. Here are the Lesson Headings: About One-Name Studies Surnames and their History Core Records you will need and Information gathering Analysing and making sense of your data Practical aspects of running … Continue reading →

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Jul 192017
 
West Country Wanderings Seminar

Teign Heritage Centre, 29 French Street, Teignmouth, Devon TQ14 8ST

09:30am for 10:00am on Saturday 11th November 2017

The broad spectrum of events in the West Country that led to the movement of people to and from the area will be covered in this seminar. We have five excellent speakers with good local knowledge who will provide interesting insights.

Full programme

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