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October 18, 2019
RQG member David Annal to talk at RootsTech London

RQG member David Annal is talking at #RootsTechLondon on My Ancestor Was A Liar. Find him on Friday at 2pm Look at some of the reasons why our ancestors might have lied and offer suggestions on how to recognise Ignorance, Half-truths & Wilful Deceit. David is a professional researcher with over 40 years’ experience. He […]...

October 17, 2019
RQG member Linda Hammond is talking at Rootstech London

RQG member Linda Hammond is talking at #RootsTechLondon on Mind Mapping and its place in organising and guiding your genealogical research. Find her on Friday at 3.30pm   I remember I was about 17 years old and we were visiting an uncle of mine in London and he was telling me stories about the family. […]...

October 16, 2019
RQQ member Laura House is talking at RootsTech London

RQG member Laura House will be taking part in a panel discussion on DNA Testing, its ethics and applications at #RootsTechLondon with Maurice Gleeson; Debbie Kennett; Michelle Leonard and Donna Rutherford. Friday at 4.30pm. We asked Laura what got her interested in family history: “I first became actively interested in genealogy when I was eighteen. […]...

October 15, 2019
RQG member Penny Walters to talk at RootsTech

Penny will be presenting 2 lectures and 1 workshop at Roots Tech London. The ‘Psychology of Searching’ lecture will be on Thursday 24 October at 2pm (Room 1). ‘Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy’ lecture will be given on Friday 25 October at 3.30pm (Room 17). The DNA workshop ‘Deductions that can be made through your DNA […]...

October 14, 2019
RQG member Sylvia Valentine to talk at Rootstech London

RQG member Sylvia Valentine is talking at RoosTech London on using workhouse records in your research. We asked her about how she became interested in this topic: “I became interested in workhouse records when studying for my degree and became fascinated by the amazing stories which can be discovered in then various records created by the Poor […]...

October 10, 2019
Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet: A Guide for Family Historians.

In this welcome updated 2nd addition Chris Paton has managed to guide the reader through the wealth of Irish records that are available online. Chris begins the journey with what he calls ‘The Genealogical Landscape’ which is an overview of all the available resources, details of what can be found there and the website address. […]...