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May 112017
Guild mentioned in the top 50 best websites for Family History

The Guild of One-Name Studies has been named as one of the top 50 best websites for family history success in Family Tree Magazine (UK) June 2017 edition. The June edition, which went on sale on 9th May is available in both printed and digital format. Click for more details 305 total views, 8 views today

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May 092017
Catalogues, Collections and ArChives Seminar

Chartham Village Hall, Station Road, Chartham, Kent CT4 7JA

09:30am for 10:00am on Saturday 15th July 2017

East Kent is rich in records for family historians and others and we visit Canterbury, home of Canterbury Cathedral Archives, whose records go back to the 8th century.  We have assembled specialist speakers from the Kent area that should interest all attendees.   With an optional visit to Canterbury Cathedral Archives and Library along with the possibility of a guided tour of the Cathedral this seminar will appeal to all.

Full programme

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Apr 302017
Z is for........

We may have reached the end of the alphabet, but those of us with One-Name Studies will probably never get to the end of them! There is always something new to discover either at an archive, a library, a collection or record set digitised by the large genealogical organisations.  We do have a number of … Continue reading →

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Apr 292017
Y is for You and the Guild

No matter where you are in the world, you can make 2017 the year where you become an active member in the Guild.  What does an active membership mean?  It doesn’t necessarily mean that you become a Committee volunteer, or attend every seminar, or write articles in the Journal.  We all have different levels of time … Continue reading →

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