New Student Member – Valerie Brenton

29 Oct, 2017

New Student Member – Valerie Brenton

Welcome to our new student member Valerie.  Here is a bit about her:

Qualification achieved or studying for:

I have a BA (2:1) in Business Studies from South Bank, London PGCE from the Institute of Education, London and PG Certificate in Genealogical, Palaeographical & Heraldic Studies from
University of Strathclyde. I am currently studying for the PG Diploma in Genealogical, Palaeographical & Heraldic Studies from University of Strathclyde.

Where in the world you are based:

Dorset, England

Any special areas of interest?

I still have quite broad focus on anything genealogical.   I have also just started managing the Brenton One-name study (aftercompleting Pharos Tutors Introduction to One Name Studies 5 week course inthe Summer). Am considering specialising in education – this is a 1 – 2 year
plan.

Future plans? (going into business, writing, more studying etc):

I have just launched my own business alongside studying and volunteering at the Dorset
History Centre. www.penguingenealogy.co.uk

I will be attending the University of Strathclyde Archives visits in
Edinburgh and Glasgow, 20/21 November.

Clare O'Grady

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