Month: September 2018

Southampton University archives
27 Sep, 2018

Celebrating Archives: Southampton University Archives

Celebrating your archive With 6.5 million manuscript items and 50,000 printed books, the University of Southampton’s Special Collections provide a resource of remarkable richness and depth. Southampton is also home to one of the largest Jewish archives in Western Europe; the Division has more than 850 collections of manuscripts of Anglo-Jewish archives. This makes Southampton an important […]

Crest of the Schools of King Edward VI
20 Sep, 2018

Celebrating Archives: King Edward School Archives, Birmingham

RQG member Linda Newey approached The Schools of King Edward VI in Birmingham (KES) several years ago, when researching a former pupil.  She states “My first enquiries were answered by email, when the archivist Alison provided me with copious information including a pupil record card and digitalized copies of the school journal.  A few years […]

St Bartholomew’s Hospital archvies
13 Sep, 2018

Celebrating Archives: St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London

Barts Health NHS Trust is one of the largest acute healthcare Trusts in the UK, and is made up of 5 hospitals serving a population of over 2 million people across the City and East London. The archives held by the Trust reflect a tradition of caring for patients spanning nine centuries, from the foundation […]

Hugh Douglas photo
11 Sep, 2018

New RQG Student Member – Hugh Douglas

Based in Windsor but originally from Paisley, Hugh is currently studying as a Postgraduate in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies.   When this is completed, he fully intends to achieve the M.Sc. His special areas of interest are Scottish, English, Irish and Welsh Genealogy, DNA, Business Intelligence and Data Mining. Hugh has had a long career […]