Category Archives: "General"

19 Oct, 2019

RQG member Alison Spring talks at RootsTech London

RQG member Alison Spring is talking at #RootsTechLondon on Beyond Scotland’s People:Breaking Down Brick Walls in Scottish Research. Find her on Saturday at 9am   We asked Alison what began her interest in family history: My interest in my family’s history and Hebridean heritage probably began when I was a little girl, with my dad […]

18 Oct, 2019

New RQG Member Dr Joan Reid

Joan has a Postgraduate diploma in genealogy, palaeography and heraldic studies from the University of Strathclyde.  Currently based in Thame in Oxfordshire, her family comes from the East Riding of Yorkshire. Joan’s areas of interest  include WWI memorials, religious history, houses/estates and Yorkshire and she hopes to be talking to a local U3A family history […]

18 Oct, 2019

RQG member David Annal to talk at RootsTech London

RQG member David Annal is talking at #RootsTechLondon on My Ancestor Was A Liar. Find him on Friday at 2pm Look at some of the reasons why our ancestors might have lied and offer suggestions on how to recognise Ignorance, Half-truths & Wilful Deceit. David is a professional researcher with over 40 years’ experience. He […]

17 Oct, 2019

RQG member Linda Hammond is talking at Rootstech London

RQG member Linda Hammond is talking at #RootsTechLondon on Mind Mapping and its place in organising and guiding your genealogical research. Find her on Friday at 3.30pm   I remember I was about 17 years old and we were visiting an uncle of mine in London and he was telling me stories about the family. […]