Month: September 2021

28 Sep, 2021

New RQG Member – Stephen Reid

Stephen is currently studying with Strathclyde University for an MSc in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies. He has completed the Diploma part of the course (year 2) and now enrolled for the final third year which should see him graduate with an MSc. Based north of Aberdeen, Scotland, in a small village called Pitmedden, Stephen […]

22 Sep, 2021

Meet the Speakers – Dave Annal

David Annal is one of the key note speakers at RQG conference 2021 and will talk on “Lying Bastards”: the impact of illegitimacy on the records that our ancestors leave behind. David is a professional researcher with over 40 years’ experience, is a former Principal Family History Specialist with the National Archives and worked at […]

20 Sep, 2021

Meet the Speakers – Professor Helen Johnston

Helen Johnston, Professor of Criminology at the University of Hull, alongside her colleague Professor Heather Shore, Professor of History, Manchester Metropolitan University is a key note speaker at RQG conference 2021 looking at researching criminal ancestors. We caught up with Helen about the background to their talk: “As a student, I was first interested in […]

18 Sep, 2021

Meet the Speakers- Melanie Backe-Hansen

We are delighted to have experienced house historian Melanie as one of our key note speakers at RQG conference 2021. Her talk is on Finding your ancestors at home: researching the history of houses. We caught up with Melanie and asked her about the inspiration behind the talk: What got you started with your interest […]