Month: July 2020

28 Jul, 2020

New RQG Member Nicola Hallam

Lincolnshire based Nicola has recently completed the MSc programme at the University of Strathclyde and is expecting confirmation of the preliminary results at any moment! Since moving back to Lincolnshire, the county of her birth,  she has been working to increase her knowledge of the history of Lincolnshire and the records available to genealogists.  With […]

26 Jul, 2020

New RQG Journal Article on Naming the Dead

The new article is by Stephen B Hatton and is called Exploring Genealogy’s Necronominalism The article explores the relation of genealogy and naming the dead. It discusses funerary practices as a recapture of the dead, gravestones as complex signs, and memory and death including a memento mori and a liber memorialis. An authentic search for […]