Blog

September 24, 2020
New RQG Member – Paula Kennedy

Paula is an ex-teacher and has completed the PG Diploma in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies at Strathclyde.  She also has a Diploma in Genealogy (NFQ, Level 7) from Cork University . Based on the Surrey/Hampshire border, only a 45 minute drive from the National Archives in Kew, Paula’s particular interests are merchant seamen and […]...

September 24, 2020
New RQG Member – Catriona Haine

Catriona has recently upgraded from being a student member as she has achieved her Post-graduate diploma in Genealogical, Palaeographic & Heraldic Studies from the University of Strathclyde. Based in Ayrshire in Scotland, Catriona is interested in Irish emigration, particularly to Scotland but also to North America, Australia and New Zealand, Scottish Family History research and […]...

September 20, 2020
New RQG Member – Vicki Manners

Bedford based Vicki has an M.A. in Local History, a P.G. Cert in Family and Local History, a P.G. Dip in Archives Management, a P.G. Cert in Preventative Conservation and a P.G. Cert Post-Compulsory Education Vicki is especially interested in Genealogy and Family History relating to Bedfordshire, Genetic Genealogy and House History.  She currently works […]...

September 15, 2020
RQG Member Wins Award

RQG member Heather Nowlan has recently won Family Researcher of the Year – Central England at the Corporate Livewire Awards. The Corporate Livewire Central England Prestige Awards 2020/21 recognise small and medium-sized businesses that have proven to be the best in their market over the past 12 months. Find out more about Heather Nowlan here […]...

September 10, 2020
TNA Manorial Documents Survey

The National Archives are running a survey about the current use of English and Welsh #ManorialDocuments and the #research this supports. This survey will also help them better understand users of the Manorial Documents Register and gauge awareness of the Manorial Document Rules. They will also use the results to plan a series of events […]...

August 22, 2020
New RGQ Member – Sian Salt

Living in Manchester, England, Sian graduated this year with an MSc in Genealogy, Palaeography and Heraldic Studies from the University of Strathclyde. The subject of their dissertation was First World War conscientious objectors and Sian intends to build on her research, possibly in book form. Other areas of interest revolve around dissent (e.g. suffrage, trade […]...