Month: September 2021

13 Sep, 2021

Meet the Speakers – Diana Nicoll

Diana is giving a short paper at RQG conference 2021 on “Who was Kastian Richardson? From family story to theatrical social history”. Diana Nicoll is a family and social history researcher based in North Somerset. Following a career in information resources and management, she obtained a Postgraduate diploma in Genealogical Studies from Strathclyde University to […]

12 Sep, 2021

Meet the Speakers – Elizabeth Walne

Elizabeth Walne is giving a short paper at RQG conference 2021 on “Business histories: putting our ancestors into their commercial communities.” Elizabeth is a Qualified Genealogist with an MSc in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies from the University of Strathclyde. She spent several years working in archives in Norfolk, and in the last decade has […]

11 Sep, 2021

Meet the Speakers- Caroline Gurney

Caroline Gurney is giving a short paper at RQG Conference 2021 on “What genealogists and social historians can learn from each other” Caroline Gurney QG is a professional genealogist whose work includes family and house history, tracing living people, DNA analysis, and research for businesses, authors, and the media. She has a 1st class honours […]

9 Sep, 2021

Meet the Speakers- Professor Heather Shore

Professor Heather Shore  of Manchester Metropolitan University is one of our key note speakers alongside Professor Helen Johnston FrHistS FHEA of the University of Hull on Researching your criminal ancestors We spoke to Heather about the inspiration behind her fascinating work.. “My interest in crime history is long-standing, even as an undergraduate I wrote essays on historical criminals and popular disorder. This led to […]