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July 6, 2024
Book Review: The Female Infidel by Anne M Powers (2018)

This month’s book review is from Susan Fabbro who reviews The Female Infidel by RQG Member Anne M Powers. Title: The Female Infidel: The Vindication of Fanny Dashwood by Anne M Powers (2018, Lulu.com, ISBN 978-0-244-72416-0) When RQG member, Anne Powers was researching the Lee family for her first publication, “A Parcel of Ribbons”, she […]...

June 21, 2024
Congratulations to Yvette Hoitink

We are delighted to announce that RQG member Yvette Hoitink, MLitt, CG, QG has graduated with a master’s degree with distinction in Family and Local History from the University of Dundee. Yvette is a professional genealogist, writer, and lecturer from the Netherlands who specializes in research in the Netherlands and its former colonies. For her dissertation, she researched […]...

May 31, 2024
Rootstech 2025 Call for Presentations

Rootstech 2025 The call for presentations has been announced for the 2025 Rootstech event which will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah between 06 – 08 March, with a hybrid in-person and online format. Presentation submission guidelines can be found on the Rootstech website, and deadlines and key dates are below. Rootstech seeks professional […]...

May 15, 2024
New RQG Board Appointments

New Board Appointments We are delighted to announce the new appointment of RQG Chair, Sylvia Valentine. Sylvia has been formally appointed by the Board and follows in the footsteps of our previous chairperson, Toni Sutton. Toni Sutton, Andy Douglas and Carol Bannister have stepped down as Directors and we send our thanks to them for […]...

April 28, 2024
RQG Conference 2024 Royal Armouries Leeds

Last weekend we saw over 100 genealogists, researchers and family historians come together at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds. Here are a few photos taken of the day including our keynote speakers Professor Alison Light, Michael Tobias OBE and Dr Laura King. (click Read more of this post to view the slideshow) We thank […]...

April 6, 2024
Book Review: 10 Scotland Street by Leslie Hills

This month’s book recommendation is from RQG member Susan Fabbro 10 Scotland Street by Leslie Hills (2023, Scotland Street Press – ISBN 978-1-910895-733)   Leslie has lived for fifty years in her home in the heart of the New Town, Edinburgh. This house history, commencing from the early 19th century when the first proprietor, David […]...