Year: 2016

12 Dec, 2016

New Genealogist of the Week- David Jack

What started your interest in genealogy? My interest started during my last year of high school aged about 16. I wanted to learn about my family’s past particularly my Jack patrilineal side as neither my parents or grandparents really talked about anything. I fashioned an art folder into sections then went to see grandma Jack […]

5 Dec, 2016

New Genealogist of the Week – Kathryn Burtinshaw

What started your interest in genealogy? I have been interested in my ancestors for as long as I can remember.  As a small child I spent many hours in the village churchyard making a note of the gravestones with my family surname on them.  My parents humoured this pastime and my father and paternal grandmother […]

29 Nov, 2016

RQG Members Meeting Dates 2017

Dates have been set for online members meetings up to summer 2017. Please access the members forum for a full list of dates and the corresponding links to join the meetings. Do try and attend if you can – we need members to be actively involved as much as possible. Next members meeting Thursday 19 […]

28 Nov, 2016

New Genealogist of the Week – Kerry Baldwin

What started your interest in genealogy? I’ve always been interested in history since childhood and loved hearing stories of family from my grandmother.  She used to recite a rhyme to me of her ancestors going back several generations and I wish I had paid more attention, as it would have been helpful when it came […]