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Nov 172017
 
Accidents Will Happen Seminar

Abberley Village Hall, Clows Top Road, Abberley, Worcestershire WR6 6AZ

09:30am for 10:00am on Saturday 24th February 2018

Booking is now open for this seminar

Accident records and reports are a good source for discovering names and background material for a person in your one-name study. We have gathered some specialists around this field to talk to us about various useful sources.

Full programme

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Nov 082017
 
ANSTEY: Our True Surname Origin and Shared Medieval Ancestry by Gary Anstey

The Anstey One-Name study was started in about 1905 by my great granduncle Thomas John Edmund Anstey (known as Tom). He produced copious quantities of high quality ‘Anstey’ surname research and we are very fortunate that much of it has survived and remains in the family today, providing an excellent foundation on which to build. In 2014, … Continue reading →

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Nov 072017
 
Publication of One Family, Six Names by John & Ann Hercus

First, may we introduce ourselves; John and Ann Hercus, Goons members of Christchurch, New Zealand. We have spent the last 30 years, on and off, researching different aspects of our family history. We have earlier self-published two books. The first, in 2000, was “Isabella Hercus, the Sixth Ship”, the story of the 6th ship which … Continue reading →

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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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