Month: May 2023

19 May, 2023

New RQG member Pauline Jarvis

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 […]

7 May, 2023

Coronation Tales

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.  

3 May, 2023

New RQG Journal Article

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 […]