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November 1, 2019
By road, by sea or by Shanks’s Pony?

As many of you may know, last week was RootsTech London. It was an amazing few days, with so many inspiring lectures, exhibitors and genealogists. I sensed that a theme running throughout the conference was connecting people and that is certainly something I managed to do. I met a lot of fellow genealogists in person […]...

October 28, 2019
New RQG Member Victoria Coyle

Bolton based Victoria has the following qualifications: BA (Hons) in History and English: Bolton Institute of Higher Education PGCE: St Martin’s College, Lancaster MSc in Genealogical, Palaeographical & Heraldic Studies at the University of Strathclyde She is a social historian and a member of the Guild of One Name Studies researching the surname Croston. Victoria […]...

October 27, 2019
New RQG Member Claire Arnold

Claire is based in Thornton-Cleveleys, near Blackpool in Lancashire and currently has a Diploma in Genealogical, Paleography and Heraldic Studies from Strathclyde A qualified CIMA Accountant with a MSc in Strategic Business Management, Claire is now studying for her MSc in  Genealogical, Paleography and Heraldic Studies and then hopes to go into business as a genealogist. […]...

October 19, 2019
RQG member Alison Spring talks at RootsTech London

RQG member Alison Spring is talking at #RootsTechLondon on Beyond Scotland’s People:Breaking Down Brick Walls in Scottish Research. Find her on Saturday at 9am   We asked Alison what began her interest in family history: My interest in my family’s history and Hebridean heritage probably began when I was a little girl, with my dad […]...

October 18, 2019
New RQG Member Dr Joan Reid

Joan has a Postgraduate diploma in genealogy, palaeography and heraldic studies from the University of Strathclyde.  Currently based in Thame in Oxfordshire, her family comes from the East Riding of Yorkshire. Joan’s areas of interest  include WWI memorials, religious history, houses/estates and Yorkshire and she hopes to be talking to a local U3A family history […]...

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 […]...