Clare O'Grady

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1 Dec, 2020

A Report on the Genealogy of the Arbroath Signatories

The results of the Declaration of Arbroath family history project have just been published by the Foundation of Medieval Genealogy for the University of Strathclyde. We are proud to say that all of the authors are RQG members and some 27 students and members of RQG contributed research material. Genealogy researchers at the University have […]

28 Nov, 2020

Explore Your Archives – Health

As part of Explore Your Archives launch week, today RQG member Kathryn Burtinshaw looks at the reality of Epilepsy in the nineteenth century Britain. How often have you seen an unusual cause of death on a certificate and not appreciated that it could lead you to a whole new avenue of research? In nineteenth century […]

24 Nov, 2020

Explore Your Archives- Education

As part of Explore your Archives launch week, RQG member Janice Smith has written about Scottish Education Records before 1872 I’d like to talk about some of the wonderful records available to us at the National Records of Scotland (NRS) by looking at some local stories about schooling and education before the Education Act of […]

22 Nov, 2020

Explore Your Archives – Home

As part of Explore Your Archives Launch week, RQG student member Dawn Jennifer has written a piece about Home: Social distancing? Not necessary with an online archive! Home “1. A village or town; a vill[age] with its cottages. 2. A dwelling-place, house, abode; the fixed residence of a family or household …” The Shorter Oxford […]

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