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31 Mar, 2021

Opening up the Body: The Post Mortem Case Books of St George’s Hospital

By Natasha Shillingford History of St George’s Hospital St George’s Hospital opened in 1733 at Lanesborough House, Hyde Park Corner in London, in what was then a countryside location. The hospital was founded by four men, Henry Hoare, William Wogan, Robert Witham and the Reverend Patrick Cockburn, who collectively founded the Westminster Public Infirmary in […]

2 Mar, 2021

New RQG Member – Richard Forty

Aberdeen based Richard has a Postgraduate Diploma in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies from the University of Strathclyde (2020), having previously done the Certificate in 2018. He also has a PhD in History from the University of Aberdeen (via part-time study) (2014). His thesis was on the 2nd Earl of Fife, an 18thcentury Scottish nobleman […]

21 Feb, 2021

Celebrate your family story with RQG at the 2021 RootsTech conference.

Rootstech Connect will be held virtually from 25th – 27th February and RQG is proud to announce that several of its members will be giving talks over the 3-days. If you have any questions then our members will also be available via the Virtual Exhibition Hall. Registration is free, so check out these fascinating talks!  […]

22 Jan, 2021

RQG’s 200th member – Kathy Chung!

Vancouver based Kathy has an M.Litt in family and local history from the University of Dundee.  She is especially interested in Scottish family history as most of her own roots are there and Kathy has a lot of experience with researching Scottish records, as well as with records from the rest of the UK and […]