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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: https://jhse.org/grants/david-hyman-prize-winner-announced. Caroline shall be mapping Bristol’s Jewish community, 1724-1881, onto Bristol’s wonderful Know Your Place website: https://maps.bristol.gov.uk/kyp.