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October 15, 2021
New RQG member- Mark Allen

Mark has achieved a PGDip from the University of Strathclyde and is based just to the north of Nottingham, England. He specialises in the geographical area in and around the Peak District – i.e. Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Yorkshire, Cheshire, Lancashire & Nottinghamshire. Mark’s future plans include building his business up, and transcribing (with a view to […]...

October 14, 2021
New RQG Member – Barbara Ball

In November 2021 Barbara will graduate from the University of Strathclyde School of Humanities with a PhD in History with Genealogical Studies.  At present they hold a CG from the Board for Certification of Genealogists. Barbara also has two Masters’ Degrees, one in Watershed Management and one in Geography. Barbara lives in southern Arizona, about […]...

October 1, 2021
New RQG Member Richard Tolson

Richard has a Post Graduate Diploma in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies from the University of Strathclyde 2021 and is continuing studying at Strathclyde to hopefully achieve an MSc. He also taking a course in Medieval Latin. Richard is based in Stannington, Northumberland, a rural village alongside the Great North Road, about 10 miles north […]...

September 28, 2021
New RQG Member – Stephen Reid

Stephen is currently studying with Strathclyde University for an MSc in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies. He has completed the Diploma part of the course (year 2) and now enrolled for the final third year which should see him graduate with an MSc. Based north of Aberdeen, Scotland, in a small village called Pitmedden, Stephen […]...

September 22, 2021
Meet the Speakers – Dave Annal

David Annal is one of the key note speakers at RQG conference 2021 and will talk on “Lying Bastards”: the impact of illegitimacy on the records that our ancestors leave behind. David is a professional researcher with over 40 years’ experience, is a former Principal Family History Specialist with the National Archives and worked at […]...

September 20, 2021
Meet the Speakers – Professor Helen Johnston

Helen Johnston, Professor of Criminology at the University of Hull, alongside her colleague Professor Heather Shore, Professor of History, Manchester Metropolitan University is a key note speaker at RQG conference 2021 looking at researching criminal ancestors. We caught up with Helen about the background to their talk: “As a student, I was first interested in […]...