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New RQG member David Barton
20 Jun, 2019

New RQG student member- David Barton

David has been a keen amateur genealogist for over 20 years, and is currently studying on the IHGS Correspondence Course in Genealogy as a precursor to sitting their higher level examinations. His research is primarily UK-based, and he is developing a particular interest in pre-1813 parish registers and pre-1841 population surveys. MEd BA(Hons) LLCM DipABRSM […]

DNA for adoptees
1 Jun, 2019

A DNA Guide for Adoptees

How to use genealogy and genetics to uncover your roots, connect with your biological family, and better understand your medical history. If you are an adoptee, there’s likely missing information about your past and you hope to change that. You may have already started down the path of DNA testing, or it may be entirely […]

a railway accident
1 May, 2019

British & Irish Railway Staff Accidents – an untapped genealogical resource

At the start of the 20th century, the railway industry was the UK’s third largest employer, providing jobs for over 500,000 workers. Little wonder, then, that so many people have a railway connection in their past. But did you know that it was also one of the most dangerous places to work – and that […]

23 Apr, 2019

RQG Director – Speaker at Images Through Time Conference, Alberta Genealogical Society, Canada

Sylvia Valentine, a Director of RQG, will be speaking this weekend at the 2019 Alberta Genealogical Conference held in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Sylvia’s talk is titled “Planning a Research Trip to UK Archives and Libraries”. Good luck and enjoy your trip Sylvia! https://www.abgenealogy.ca/speakers