Month: January 2018

26 Jan, 2018

Meet an RQG Director- Andy Douglas

Blame Bruce Durie and Ali Macdonald! Having already decided to take a break from my career as an accountant and head of UK corporate finance for a US film company, I met Bruce and Ali on the Strathclyde stand at WDYTYA in 2008. Their enthusiasm inspired me to take the PG Certificate in Genealogical Studies […]

22 Jan, 2018

The Journal of Genealogy and Family History Celebrates Completion of Vol.1

Peer-reviewed journals are a rare thing in the world of genealogical publishing, though the USA has long been fortunate in having such journals specialising in local matters. The Journal of Genealogy and Family History was launched around Easter last year as a peer-reviewed, scholarly publication with a world-wide remit. It exists purely online. It is […]

22 Jan, 2018

Meet the RQG Director- Sylvia Valentine

I started researching my mother in law’s family history when my eldest daughter was a toddler, she is now the mother of my grandchild! I returned to work in the 1980s and retired from employment in 2012. Not having been to university when I was younger, I decided I wanted to obtain an academic qualification […]

17 Jan, 2018

New Student member – Margaret Parsons

Qualification achieved or studying for: I am currently studying on the one year Postgraduate Certificate on Genealogical Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies at the University of Strathclyde. Where in the world you are based: I am based in Newcastle upon Tyne and cover the whole of the North East of England in my research. Any special […]