Month: February 2018

23 Feb, 2018

New Member – Eimer Shea

Eimer is currently studying for the Post Graduate Certificate in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies and is based in Dublin, Ireland. She really enjoys Irish and Welsh research but has conducted research in a number of Eastern European countries. She specialises in immigration research which mostly begins in the United States or Canada.  She also […]

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.