Month: March 2023

31 Mar, 2023

Member’s articles in Derbyshire Miscellany

RQG member Anne Powers has had two papers published in the Derbyshire MIscellany in the last year. Derbyshire Miscellany Volume 23 part 1 Spring 2022. pp.18-23. “Lucy Hardcastle (c.1771-1834), Derby botanist and teacher” and Derbyshire Miscellany Volume 23 part 2 Autumn 2022. pp.22-27. “Andrew Handyside: from Edinburgh to Derby via St Petersburg” both papers use genealogical research to fill […]

8 Mar, 2023

IWD- The Story of Catherine Tolson

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2023, RQG member Richard Tolson shares the story of Catherine Tolson who ended up in prison as a result of her campaign for Women’s suffrage. Catharine Tolson is my 3rd cousin 4x removed. I discovered her story 12 years ago whilst researching my wider family history. What follows is a […]