Category Archives: "General"

15 Jan, 2021

Michael Tobias, OBE

We are delighted to share the news that RQG member Michael Tobias was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Years Honour List for services to the Jewish community. Michael has studied, researched and worked in the field of Jewish genealogy for many years, using his skills to highlight and promote awareness of a range […]

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 […]