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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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Jun 102017
Streamed Session Jamboree - From Famine to Plenty

Earlier this week the Guild shared the contribution to be made by various Guild members at the Jamboree hosted by the Southern California Genealogical Society. It was mentioned in that earlier post that some of the sessions would be streamed (as long as you registered, which you can still do!) The image you can see here is the … Continue reading →

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Jun 052017
The Guild at Jamboree, Hunting Your Heritage - 2017

The Southern California Genealogical Society in the United States hosts each year a genealogical Jamboree. This year the Guild will be represented by a number of it’s members giving presentations & talks. We talked yesterday about the Guild presence during the Diving into DNA sessions.  The sessions on Friday, Saturday and Sunday are also being streamed. … Continue reading →

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