Category Archives: "General"

3 Jun, 2022

Viva Success for RQG Member

Congratulations are in order to RQG member Sarah Rogers who passed her Viva with minor corrections. Sarah Rogers was a graduate of Dundee and is a student at Huddersfield for her PhD. The title of her thesis is:  A Maker of Matrons’? A study of Eva Lückes’s influence on a generation of nurse leaders:1880–1919.

29 May, 2022

New RQG member – Carolyn Alderson

Carolyn has recently completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies at the University of Strathclyde and also has an MSt in History from the University of Cambridge. In addition, she is an Associate of AGRA. Based in Cambridge UK, Carolyn’s academic research projects have focussed on internal migration in England in the […]

11 Apr, 2022


I would like to take this opportunity to formally thank those that were involved in setting up, testing and launching our new communication platform of the RQG Hub under the watchful eyes of Directors David Jack & Andy Douglas. My grateful thanks and appreciation on behalf of the RQG board & membership go to:Paul Wainwright, […]

9 Apr, 2022

The Satisfying Outcome of an Eight Year Genealogical Journey

RQG member Richard Tolson shares with us his eight year journey researching the men of Stannington in Northumberland in World War One. “In 2014 with the 100th anniversary of the commencement of WW1 approaching, I decided to research the men of my home parish of Stannington in Northumberland who gave their lives in that conflict. […]