Month: February 2017

20 Feb, 2017

New Genealogist of the Week – Jane Harris

What started your interest in genealogy? I’ve always had some interest in family history and tales of long dead ancestors. How I wish I could remember them all now. The catalyst for serious research was an Australian temp who worked with my sister. For a few heady weeks, based on her surname, we hoped that […]

15 Feb, 2017

University of Strathclyde PhD in History with a focus in Genealogy

This exciting and new PhD is being offered from the University of Strathclyde’s History Department in conjunction with the Genealogical Studies team. The recent flier provides the following detail: The University of Strathclyde’s History department is happy to consider PhD candidates who have research topics with a genealogical focus. Second supervisors will come from the […]

13 Feb, 2017

New Genealogist of the Week – Gary Lawrie

What started your interest in genealogy? I have had a great interest in history, particularly Scottish history, since my High School days.  My interest in family history started in the late 1990s and I suppose it was really a desire to know where my family came from as beyond grand-parents I knew very little.  I […]