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Cancelled Valuation Book
2 Jan, 2020

Irish Genealogy

Irish genealogical research can be a little different than elsewhere as we don’t have the spine of regular census records from the 19th century from which to hang our family history. This means that other sources are more prominent in Ireland than elsewhere. Here I highlight many of these alternatives that are readily available online. […]

16 Dec, 2019

New Editor for the RQG Journal of Genealogy and Family Hisory

On behalf of the board of Directors, I would like to extend a very warm welcome to Jean-Marc Bazzoni who will be taking on the role of Journal Editor for the RQG publication the Journal of Genealogy and Family History. Jean-Marc also currently edits the Journal of One Name Studies on behalf of the Guild […]

a bridge to travel across
1 Nov, 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 […]

28 Oct, 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 […]