Year: 2019

16 Oct, 2019

RQQ member Laura House is talking at RootsTech London

RQG member Laura House will be taking part in a panel discussion on DNA Testing, its ethics and applications at #RootsTechLondon with Maurice Gleeson; Debbie Kennett; Michelle Leonard and Donna Rutherford. Friday at 4.30pm. We asked Laura what got her interested in family history: “I first became actively interested in genealogy when I was eighteen. […]

15 Oct, 2019

RQG member Penny Walters to talk at RootsTech

Penny will be presenting 2 lectures and 1 workshop at Roots Tech London. The ‘Psychology of Searching’ lecture will be on Thursday 24 October at 2pm (Room 1). ‘Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy’ lecture will be given on Friday 25 October at 3.30pm (Room 17). The DNA workshop ‘Deductions that can be made through your DNA […]

14 Oct, 2019

RQG member Sylvia Valentine to talk at Rootstech London

RQG member Sylvia Valentine is talking at RoosTech London on using workhouse records in your research. We asked her about how she became interested in this topic: “I became interested in workhouse records when studying for my degree and became fascinated by the amazing stories which can be discovered in then various records created by the Poor […]

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10 Oct, 2019

Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet: A Guide for Family Historians.

In this welcome updated 2nd addition Chris Paton has managed to guide the reader through the wealth of Irish records that are available online. Chris begins the journey with what he calls ‘The Genealogical Landscape’ which is an overview of all the available resources, details of what can be found there and the website address. […]