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Journal Volume 8: 2003-2005

 

Vol 8 No 12, Oct-Dec 2005 : Click to view this journal online.

  • Marriage Challenge: an exciting new Guild project by Peter Copsey and Anni Berman
  • Keeping things in the family with the help of eBay Internet auctions by Janet Few
  • Guild introduces look-ups in 1837online for “offline” members by Cliff Kemball
  • webwatch: Finding your Trafalgar Ancestors Online at The National Archives by Howard Benbrook
  • Guild Reports, News and Events
  • Regulars: Committee, Registrar’s Notes, Bookstall, Just My Opinion

Vol 8 No 11, Jul-Sep 2005 : Click to view this journal online.

  • Get yourself a Guild profile: a single web page for every registered one-name study by Paul Millington
  • Trawling for online newspaper data and the problems arising from OCR by Peter Fifield Wells
  • Much neglected, grimy bundles in The National Archives hold valuable records for one-namers by Keith Percy
  • Guild Reports, News and Events
  • Regulars: Committee, Registrar’s Notes, Marketing Subcommittee, Bookstall, Just My Opinion

Vol 8 No 10, Apr-Jun 2005 : Click to view this journal online.

  • The making of the Guild Marriage Index by Peter Alefounder
  • Six million WWI medal index cards are to be destroyed by the MoD by Peter Alefounder
  • Researching 21st century contemporary sources for your one-name study by Jeffrey Knaggs
  • Did the Surdival surname get to Ireland from France? by Ellen Maki
  • webwatch: UKBMD is a wonderful resource for one-namers by John Hanson
  • Guild Reports, News and Events
  • Regulars: Committee, Registrar’s Notes, Bookstall, Just My Opinion, Book Reviews, Letters

Vol 8 No 9, Jan-Mar 2005 : Click to view this journal online.

  • DNA Testing comes of age by Chris Pomery
  • Do many of us really have rare surnames? by Donald Hatch
  • webwatch: Is Genes Reunited just for beginners or one-namers, too? by Ken Toll
  • Guild Reports, News and Events
  • Regulars: Committee, Registrar’s Notes, Bookstall, Just My Opinion, Letters

Vol 8 No 8, Oct-Dec 2004 : Click to view this journal online.

  • Converting your one-name data from Microsoft Access files to GEDCOM by Cliff Kemball
  • Why do some surname variants become fixed? by Steve Tanner
  • One-name studies without a computer: Using a portable typewriter, ring binders and shoe boxes to record 32 generations of Carews by Joan Richardson
  • A few quibbles but NBI 2 is a good buy for one-namers by Howard Benbrook
  • Modern mapping of your ONS surname by postcode by David Mellor
  • History and development of the Guild from its early days by President Derek Palgrave
  • Guild Reports, News and Events
  • Regulars: Committee, Registrar’s Notes, Bookstall, Just My Opinion, Book Reviews

Vol 8 No 7, Jul-Sep 2004 : Click to view this journal online.

  • One-Name Studies Without A Computer: Pen and paper records never crash and never pick up a virus! by Margaret Spiller
  • One-Name Studies Without A Computer: My manual method is easier for finding people than a computer by Henry Christmas
  • One-Name Studies Without A Computer: Researching a medieval family without a computer by Sydney Smith
  • One-Name Studies Without A Computer: Fifty ring binders and 9,800 record cards in my ONS by Karen Tayler
  • Intelligent searching of 1837online by Peter Walker
  • Why the Guild has changed its e-mail system to defeat spam and viruses by John Hanson
  • Guild Reports, News and Events
  • Regulars: Committee, Registrar’s Notes, Bookstall, Just My Opinion, Book Reviews, Letters

Vol 8 No 6, Apr-Jun 2004 : Click to view this journal online.

  • Custodian 3 has some irritating teething troubles but great potential by Ken Toll
  • Let online auction houses and book search websites find those rarities for you by Rob Alexander
  • Website of the official organ of government information has lots of interest for one-namers by Howard Benbrook
  • Introducing the Guild Archive – an electronic repository for members’ one-name records by Paul Millington
  • Guild Reports, News and Events
  • Regulars: Committee, Registrar’s Notes, Bookstall, Just My Opinion, Book Reviews, Letters

Vol 8 No 5, Jan-Mar 2004 : Click to view this journal online.

  • Many surname variants are really misspelt deviants by Derek Palgrave
  • Make the most out of online search engines to aid your one-name research by Rob Alexander
  • Business card that travelled across three continents and 100 years by Valda Shrimpton
  • Impressive directories collection could do with a better search engine by Howard Benbrook
  • Guild Reports, News and Events
  • Regulars: Committee, Registrar’s Notes, Bookstall, Just My Opinion, Book Reviews, Letters

Vol 8 No 4, Oct-Dec 2003 : Click to view this journal online.

  • How to get the most from your Guild one-name e-mail address by Peter Walker
  • webwatch: FamilyHistoryOnline boasts over 14 million records by John Hanson
  • Officials storm a public library and snatch genealogical society’s microfilm by Dick Eastman
  • With Surname Atlas a picture tells a thousand words by Howard Benbrook & Roy Stockdill
  • Guild Reports, News and Events
  • Regulars: Committee, Registrar’s Notes, Bookstall, Just My Opinion, Book Reviews, Letters, It’s a Funny Old World

Vol 8 No 3, Jul-Sep 2003 : Click to view this journal online.

  • Fraudulent registration of births and deaths in the 1840s means fictitious people may be in your records by Peter Park
  • Using the online electoral roll 192.com for your one-name study by Steve Tanner
  • Properly conducted one-name studies are a great boon to genealogists by Barney Tyrwhitt-Drake
  • PRO moves the goalposts on 1901 census but extractor program still finds families by John Hanson
  • Access to Archives – A2A is A1 for a one-name study by Geoff Riggs
  • Guild Reports, News and Events
  • Regulars: Committee, Registrar’s Notes, Bookstall, Just My Opinion

Vol 8 No 2, Apr-Jun 2003 : Click to view this journal online.

  • Many online records for family historians to be found in National Archives of Australia by David Weatherill
  • Tracing slave and slave-owning ancestors in British Caribbean countries by Guy Grannum
  • Your Guild e-mail address is worth the subscription by John Colloff
  • Fun and games with day and month names from the 1881 census by John Hanson
  • Was your ancestor a criminal, victim or trial witness? by Roy Stockdill
  • Guild Reports, News and Events
  • Regulars: Committee, Registrar’s Notes, Treasurer’s Notes, Librarian’s Notes, Bookstall, Just My Opinion, Letters, It’s a Funny Old Genealogical World

Vol 8 No 1, Jan-Mar 2003 : Click to view this journal online.

  • How one-namers can make best use of the 1901 census online by John Hanson
  • Finding day and month surnames on the 1901 census by Roy Stockdill
  • Why you should record all your documents and what is in them by John Colloff
  • What kind of f-ing one-namer are you? by Roger Goacher
  • Postcards have two sides to them by Colin Buck
  • Guild Reports, News and Events
  • Regulars: Committee, Treasurer’s Notes, Librarian’s Notes, Membership Secretary, Just My Opinion, Book Reviews, Letters, It’s a Funny Old Genealogical World

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