Month: May 2018

21 May, 2018

County Archives Research Network (CARN)  access card scheme under threat

The following is a notice posted by the FFHS – please read on and get involved:         Dear All, This is an urgent notice. The “County Archives Research Network” (CARN)  access card scheme, which allow access to 68 local archives at the moment, is under threat and scheduled to close on 30 […]

16 May, 2018

New RQG Member – Lucie Drouin

After a French degree in genealogy (D.U. Généalogie et Histoire des Familles) in 2016, Lucie completed the PG Certificate in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies at the University of Strathclyde last year. She is now studying for  the PG Diploma. Lucie is French, based in Le Mans, Pays de Loire (North-West of France). Her focus […]

3 May, 2018

Guild of One Name Studies 2018 Award of Excellence

RQG Chairman Dr Ian Macdonald has received two awards of excellence for 2018 from the Guild of One-Name Studies for two articles published about the Mewburn family as part of Ian’s One-Name Study. Congratulations Ian! Guild Award of Excellence Mewburn