18 Feb, 2018

New Member – Merle Palmer

Based in Perthshire, Scotland, Merle has the PG Dip Genealogical, Palaeographic & Heraldic Studies from the University of Strathclyde. In addition to family history research she is also currently co-ordinator with the McManus168 project (, working with volunteers who are researching the original subscribers to The Albert Institute (now The McManus, Dundee’s Art Gallery and Museum) […]

17 Feb, 2018

New Student Member – Shannon Combs-Bennett

Shannon is currently undertaking the PG-Diploma year at Strathclyde and plans to progress to the MSc. She is based in Northern Virginia, United States and has a special interest in DNA (previous BS in Biology with an emphasis in genetics), lineage society applications/verification of linages, Colonial American research (particularly Virginia) and heraldic research. Her future plans are to go […]

16 Feb, 2018

Membership milestone

A special welcome to student member Shannon Combs-Bennett who brings the total RQG membership to 100. You are leading us into territory where the exceptional qualities of our members can raise the bar in genealogical practice. It is a pleasure to have you in our community.

15 Feb, 2018

New Book: Referencing for Genealogists: Sources and Citation

A new book on referencing for genealogists is available to pre-order on Amazon priced at £16.00 ($14.43 in the US). Published by History Press, the author is our own RQG Chairman, Ian Macdonald. All fees from the book will go directly to the Journal of Genealogy and Family History so buying a copy will be […]