Clare O'Grady

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5 Dec, 2020

New RQG Member – Luke Theobold

A warm welcome to Luke who has upgraded from a student member of RQG to a full member. Luke is studying for the full time MSc in Genealogical Studies, at Strathclyde, and having completed the Diploma is now in the process of completing his dissertation. Based in Derby, Luke’s special areas of interest are Derby, […]

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 […]

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