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and a further 6,391 variant names.

Media Releases

 

The Guild of One-Name Studies notifies the media of key Guild events. Click on a date to view the media release:

10th May 2017 The Guild has appointed its first Patron
14th October 2016 The Guild’s Latest Membership Landmarks
6th September 2016 Guild of One-Name Studies Is Now Available at FamilySearch.org
27th May 2016 DNA Evening Event with Guild Members Debbie Kennett & Israel Pickholtz
9th March 2016 Join the Guild of One-Name Studies at the WDYTYA Live! 2016
9th March 2016 The Members’ Website Project
5th January 2016 The Guild’s Latest Membership Landmark
9th September 2015 The Greatest Reign
6th July 2015 The Guild’s 7,000th Member
14th April 2015 Updated version of Surname Atlas
7th April 2015 Join the Guild of One-Name Studies at the WDYTYA-Live show, Birmingham
7th April 2015 Election of Paul Howes as Chairman of the Guild of One-Name Studies
3rd November 2014 The Guild announces three new services to members: surname interests, study associates, and preservation of members’ websites
10th May 2014 Election of Corrinne Goodenough as Chairman of the Guild of One-Name Studies
31st May 2012 Publication of the Seven Pillars of Wisdom: The Art of One-Name Studies book
27th March 2012 The Guild receives FFHS awards for its Journal (3rd place) and Website (2nd place)
23rd February 2012 The Guild reaches another milestone as the 6000th member joins
9th January 2012 The Guild offers discount on membership at WDYTYA-Live plus a show-time only goody-bag
1st December 2011 The Guild introduces flexible membership joining rates in six currencies to enable new members to assess the benefits of the Guild over an extended period
4th September 2011 The Guild offers another extended membership offer, to coincide with the Federation of Genealogical Societies’ Conference in Springfield, Illinois, September 7th-10th
2nd August 2011 The Guild makes extended membership offer to new joiners at the New Zealand Family History Fair in Hamilton
10th June 2011 The Guild offers an extended membership to new joiners at the forthcoming Colorado Expo in Loveland, Colorado – 16 months for $26.00
31st May 2011 The Guild offers a special extended membership to new joiners at the forthcoming Yorkshire Family History Fair – 16 months for £16.00
15th May 2011 TheGenealogist provides discounts to members of the Guild of One-Name Studies
12th May 2011 Kirsty Gray, Chairman of the Guild of One-Name Studies, has been appointed the new Director of English Studies at the Canadian National Institute of Genealogical Studies
24th February 2011 Surname Atlas, which was first launched in April 2003 at the Guild of One-Name Studies AGM and Conference in Liverpool, has been updated to version 1.1 and will be available at the Who Do You Think You Are? Live show at Olympia, London, on 25th to 27th February 2011, and from the Sales page of this website
14th February 2011 The Guild announces the offer of a special extended membership to new joiners, to coincide with the Who Do You Think You Are? Live show being held in the UK at Olympia, London, on Friday 25th to Sunday 27th February 2011
28th December 2010 Pharos Online Course: Introduction to One-Name Studies
28th December 2010 Guild of One-Name Studies – freephone numbers

 

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