Meet the Speakers- Valerie Brenton

14 Sep, 2021

Meet the Speakers- Valerie Brenton

Valerie is giving a short paper at RQG conference 2021 on “Dusting and Digging: The work of women, 1796-1829”

Valerie Brenton is an alumnus of the University of Strathclyde’s MSc course: Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies. Her final dissertation examined documents of the National Trust’s Bankes Archive at Dorset History Centre exploring the lives of the individual’s who lived on the Kingston Lacy estate at the beginning of the 19th century.

Valerie balances managing her own genealogical research business, Penguin Genealogy: alongside being a volunteer researcher for Dorset History Centre. Projects have included producing materials for the “Strong Women” display at Kingston Lacy and school resources exploring letters from the past.

To find out more about the conference and to book a place:

Clare O'Grady