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Mar 092016

If you join the Guild of One-Name Studies at the Who Do You Think You Are – Live! Birmingham show (7th to 9th April 2016), you can save £1 on the normal rate for April joiners and receive a special “show time only” goody bag. Visit NEC Stand T97-T99.

This special offer of £22 will cover full membership to the Guild of One-Name Studies for a period of 19 months up to 1 November 2017. The normal rate for anyone taking out an extended Guild membership in April 2016 is £23. In addition joiners at the show will receive a goody bag comprising a “Special Guild 8Gb USB drive” (priced £9.00 at the show) which has the Guilds’ Members handbook, The Art of One-Name Studies “Seven Pillars of Wisdom” book, the 2015 Guild Register and all 132 back issues of the Guild Journal of One-Name Studies pre-loaded, a Guild Lanyard, Bookmark, and a Guild pen, along with their normal Guild joining pack.

Plus: attend the Guild stand and you will also be offered free prints of the distribution map for your selected surname as recorded in the British 1881 census provided by the Archer “Surname Atlas” program.

The special offer of full membership to the Guild of One-Name Studies for a period of 19 months up to 1 November 2017 is also being made available Worldwide via the Guild’s website – from the 6th April 2016. The joining fee is: UK £22.00, Australia AUS$44.00. Canada CAN$44.00, Europe €31.00, New Zealand NZ$47.00 and USA US$37.00.

More information on the sliding scale of subscriptions, depending on the month of joining, can be found at .

Details of all the Guild facilities can be found at:

– where you can find out:

  • more about undertaking a one-name study
  • the benefits of joining the Guild of One-Name Studies, and the assistance members of the Guild can provide to anyone researching their family history on any of the 8,670 plus names currently being researched

Cliff Kemball, Guild Publicity Manager, said today:

“Visit the Guild Stand at the WDYTYA Birmingham show (7th to 9th April 2016) and learn more about the Guild of One-Name Studies and what excellent value for money membership of the Guild provides. Alternatively join the Guild on-line at from the 7th April and benefit from the reduced membership fee”

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