Graduating this June with an MSc Genealogy, Palaeography and Heraldic Studies from the University of Strathclyde, Pauline is based in Edinburgh, Scotland although has Glasgow roots. Pauline’s specialty is Scottish research and her Scottish location gives her good access to the National Records of Scotland. Her MSc dissertation was based on medical records, which is […]
Following on from yesterday’s spectacular coronation, read about RQG member Jessica Feinstein’s family connection to the coronation of 1937: While researching my great-grandfather, Meyer Loshak (1884–1937), I discovered that his firm had provided the Russian ermine skins for the robe worn by King George VI at his coronation in 1937.
Read Elizabeth Bowsher’s new RQG Journal article on the St Martin’s Youths of Birmingham, one of the leading bell ringing societies outside London. The handwritten peal books in the Archive of the St Martin’s Guild, its modern successor, provide a record of the peals rung by the society from 1755, but little was known of […]
Improving Psychological Well-Being of Young Adults by Conducting Family History Research at a Religious University by Barry M. Lunt, Kelly R. Summers, David A. Wood looks at, amongst other topics, whether students enrolled in a university level family history course, improve in family identification, self-esteem, anxiety, resilience, and locus of control more than a control […]