Month: October 2018

25 Oct, 2018

Celebrating archives: The Warner Textile Archive

The Warner Textile Archive, located in Braintree, Essex, holds an inspiring and unique collection of more than 60,000 textiles, 10,000 paper designs, pattern books, record books, photographs and documentary material. Elegant velvets and brocades are preserved alongside vibrant printed works, all reflecting the stylistic currents of their time. The collection also casts light on the […]

18 Oct, 2018

New RQG member: Jane Sheehan

Jane is based in Leeds, West Yorkshire and runs her own family history research business (Jane Sheehan Family History Research) as well as being a tutor with the IHGS. She was awarded the Diploma in Genealogy (the first ever awarded with a distinction) from the Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies (IHGS) in 2017. Jane […]

Barclays Group Archives
18 Oct, 2018

Celebrating Archives: Barclays Group Archives

Over 400 years in the making – what will you discover? Unique, irreplaceable and priceless – our archives communicate the strength and depth of Barclays’ rich and varied history. Barclays Group Archives collects, preserves and provides access to records created by Barclays Bank, its predecessors and its constituents, dating from 1567 to the present day. […]

16 Oct, 2018

New RQG Member: Jean-Marc Bazzoni

Based in Essex in the UK, Jean-Marc has just completed the PGDip in Family and Local History with the University of Dundee. He is also currently doing The Completing Your Ancestral Journey Advanced Level Correspondence Course in Genealogy with IHGS. Jean-Marc’s special areas of interest are French family history (he was born in France and […]