Year: 2019

19 Oct, 2019

RQG member Alison Spring talks at RootsTech London

RQG member Alison Spring is talking at #RootsTechLondon on Beyond Scotland’s People:Breaking Down Brick Walls in Scottish Research. Find her on Saturday at 9am   We asked Alison what began her interest in family history: My interest in my family’s history and Hebridean heritage probably began when I was a little girl, with my dad […]

18 Oct, 2019

New RQG Member Dr Joan Reid

Joan has a Postgraduate diploma in genealogy, palaeography and heraldic studies from the University of Strathclyde.¬† Currently based in Thame in Oxfordshire, her family comes from the East Riding of Yorkshire. Joan’s areas of interest¬† include WWI memorials, religious history, houses/estates and Yorkshire and she hopes to be talking to a local U3A family history […]

18 Oct, 2019

RQG member David Annal to talk at RootsTech London

RQG member David Annal is talking at #RootsTechLondon on My Ancestor Was A Liar. Find him on Friday at 2pm Look at some of the reasons why our ancestors might have lied and offer suggestions on how to recognise Ignorance, Half-truths & Wilful Deceit. David is a professional researcher with over 40 years’ experience. He […]

17 Oct, 2019

RQG member Linda Hammond is talking at Rootstech London

RQG member Linda Hammond is talking at #RootsTechLondon on Mind Mapping and its place in organising and guiding your genealogical research. Find her on Friday at 3.30pm   I remember I was about 17 years old and we were visiting an uncle of mine in London and he was telling me stories about the family. […]