Month: September 2018

9 Sep, 2018

RQG member- Dr Penny Walters

Dr. Penny Walters has been a University Lecturer for 30+ years, teaching Undergraduate and Masters Psychology, and Business Studies throughout the UK; and has been the External Examiner at 2 Universities (Cumbria and Birmingham). Penny’s PhD (2001) investigated ‘Ethical Dilemmas in Health Promotion’ (Brunel).   Penny was adopted at birth, and her ancestral search has […]

6 Sep, 2018

Celebrating Archives: Royal Botanic Gardens

The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, London and Edinburgh each have some records relating to their former staff and students, which can be searched by their own archivists. At Kew (@Kewgardens) their staff records start in 1841 (pre-1841have not survived) and apprenticeship/student records start in 1902. The records are arranged in date order therefore it […]

5 Sep, 2018

6 free tickets available for RQG members – The Family History Fair, 22 September 2018, Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher, Surrey

RQG still have 6 tickets for RQG members/student members for this show available. You can pick them up on the door – for more on this including who to contact and how to access the tickets please see the RQG members only Facebook group. RQG have a stand at this fair so please do drop […]

3 Sep, 2018

RQG Celebrates Archives

As a forerunner to the Ask the Archivist campaign in the US and Explore your archives campaign in the UK, RQG would like to highlight archival resources that may be undiscovered to both to our members and the wider genealogical community. Archives and archivists are the lifeblood of historical research, especially for genealogists.  Without records […]