Month: June 2019

new RQG member Alison Spring
22 Jun, 2019

New RQG Member- Alison Spring

Alison has a MLitt in Family & Local History from the University of Dundee.  Her dissertation dealt with Glasgow poor law records, one of her specialist areas of research. Based just outside Glasgow, in the west of Scotland, Alison uses the records in its City Archives, as well as the National Archives and Library in […]

New RQG member David Barton
20 Jun, 2019

New RQG student member- David Barton

David has been a keen amateur genealogist for over 20 years, and is currently studying on the IHGS Correspondence Course in Genealogy as a precursor to sitting their higher level examinations. His research is primarily UK-based, and he is developing a particular interest in pre-1813 parish registers and pre-1841 population surveys. MEd BA(Hons) LLCM DipABRSM […]

DNA for adoptees
1 Jun, 2019

A DNA Guide for Adoptees

How to use genealogy and genetics to uncover your roots, connect with your biological family, and better understand your medical history. If you are an adoptee, there’s likely missing information about your past and you hope to change that. You may have already started down the path of DNA testing, or it may be entirely […]