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Our 2,893 members have registered
2,461 study surnames with us
and a further 6,233 variant names.
Jan 112018
2018 Webinar Series - The 7 Pillars Approach

As we welcome the new year, the Guild welcomes a new endeavor – our 2018 Webinar Series. We hope you will join us on the third Tuesday of each month to learn more about surname research, one-name studies, and the 7 Pillars approach to conducting a one-name study. The topics presented (data gathering, mapping, publishing, … Continue reading →

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Jan 072018

Some preliminary results from the survey of members’ studies appear in the January 2018 edition of the Journal (see page 33).   For those that are curious or would like to see more detail, the information is now available on the Guild website. This shows results for each of the questions, with a summary and … Continue reading →

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Nov 232017
Family History Handbook 2018

The Guild is featured on page 25 of the recently published Family History Handbook 2018 which is published by Family Tree Magazine in association with the Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS).  Also listed is a number of surname specific family history associations and societies. Here is what the Guild Chairman, Paul Howes said about … Continue reading →

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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.

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