Category Archives: "General"

7 Apr, 2022

Blue Plaque for Frank Kitz

RQG Student member Debbie Dunne will be unveiling a blue plaque this Saturday, 9th April, at Wandlebank in Merton, south-west London, for Frank Kitz (1849-1923). This is an event related to Debbie’s research into Kitz’s life over the past fifteen years conducted with his descendant, Lynda Cazeaux.  Kitz had been a dyer at William Morris’ Merton Abbey […]

20 Mar, 2022

History for Ukraine

Historians unite to stage unique livestream to raise funds for Ukraine History For Ukraine brings historians from around the world together in solidarity to raise vital funds for Ukraine with a 24-hour event, broadcast online and across social media. A host of famous faces have already pledged their support for the event, including Prof. Suzannah […]

8 Mar, 2022

New RQG member – Sandie Uphill

Sandie is a professional genealogist, based in Chertsey, Surrey, with nearly 40 years experience of researching family histories for friends and extended family.  In 2019 they took their interest a step further by enrolling with the University of Strathclyde gaining a PGDip in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies.  With a background as a school bursar […]

15 Feb, 2022

Prize Winning RQG Member

We are thrilled to announce that RQG member Caroline Gurney has been awarded the 2022 David Hyman prize by the Jewish Historical Society of England for a project related to their PhD research: Caroline shall be mapping Bristol’s Jewish community, 1724-1881, onto Bristol’s wonderful Know Your Place website: