Month: October 2017

17 Oct, 2017

RQG members on Twitter – Subscribe to the List

Do you want to know what members of the Register of Qualified Genealogists are tweeting? Take a look at the RQG members twitter list. A Twitter list is a curated group of Twitter accounts. The RQG members list contains accounts of our members who have accounts. We include both full and student members in this […]

16 Oct, 2017

Judith Russell – Genealogist of the Week

What started your interest in genealogy? I always had some interest in my family history, and had thought of undertaking research into it but had never had the time. One lunch time at work many years ago, I was discussing this with a colleague, who assured me that Scottish genealogy research was easy! At that […]

11 Oct, 2017

Join our campaign: #LoveYourArchives

The recent furore caused by proposed changes to access to Northamptonshire Archives has underlined how important archives are to genealogists and historians both amateur and professional. The Register of Qualified Genealogists want to celebrate archives and all that they represent.  The funders of archives need to know how much they are used and treasured and […]

9 Oct, 2017

Alison Mitchell – Genealogist of the Week

What started your interest in genealogy? My grandparents.  They used to talk about their own parents and grandparents and various distant relations who had got up to all sorts of shenanigans in far flung places.  My maternal grandmother was rather a hoarder and as a small child I was fascinated by a box made out […]