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Mar 182017
The Guild Conference welcomes Michelle Patient

Michelle Patient is a genealogist, embroiderer and a geek with a degree in Pure and Applied Chemistry and technical qualifications in Geology. Michelle has a love of data, facts and research. Working for many years in civil engineering laboratories before moving into programming databases for marketing projects, she has spoken to various community and work-related … Continue reading →

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Mar 152017
Genealogy, Surnames and Pharos!

The Guild has a longstanding relationship with Pharos Teaching and Tutoring Limited, as Pharos offers two courses about One-Name Studies, an Introductory course and an Advanced course. Pharos is run by Helen Osborn a Guild member and author of Genealogy: Essential Research Methods. Both Helen and the Guild received some great feedback on Monday that is well … Continue reading →

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Mar 132017
The Guild Conference welcomes Dr Ian Macdonald

Dr Ian G Macdonald, MSc (Genealogical Studies), C.Eng, CITP, FBCS Zoologist, Information Engineer, quality award assessor, business systems strategist, process transformer, company director and latterly genealogist, practicing professionally in a limited way.  Ian is a tutor for the University of Strathclyde’s online post-graduate genealogy courses and chronicler of the Mewburn family.  His genealogical interests span eastern Scotland, much of … Continue reading →

374 total views, 21 views today

Mar 112017
The Guild Conference welcomes Peggy Chapman

Peggy has researched family history for more than twenty years becoming progressively more involved as time went by, and now culminating in the joys of more time for genealogy due to retirement two years ago. After more than forty courses successfully completed over time, she will finish spring 2017 studies through the National institute of … Continue reading →

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Mar 072017
The Guild Conference welcomes Tessa Keough

Tessa Keough is an attorney by profession and a genealogist by avocation. She takes advantage of 21st century technology to work on her own family history as well as engage in specialized projects. These projects include a one-name study of her surname Keough and one-place study of a community in Newfoundland. Tessa believes in giving back … Continue reading →

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