Guild of One-Name Studies
One-name studies, Genealogy
Posted 4 July 2020 by Robert William Sterry
Posted 1 June 2020 by Kim Baldacchino
Littleton Millennium Hall, The Hall Way, Littleton, Winchester, Hampshire SO22 6QL09:30am for 10:00am on Saturday 22nd February 2020
There have always been those who society would regards as leading unconventional lives, whether because of particular cultural beliefs or a person choice of lifestyle, which can make them difficult subject for research. In this seminar we have invited speakers who can provide advice and insights into Romany, fairground, theatrical, showmen and hawker ancestors.
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Posted 18 March 2018 by Julie Goucher
The Guild of One-Name Studies is delighted to announce that we have just released our 200th website as part of the Members’ Website Project. Congratulations to Douglas Beezley whose website is for the Beasley One-Name Study.
The project was devised by a team of Guild members, led by Mike Spathaky in 2014 and began as an trial with both ongoing and archived studies. It was adopted as a permanent project by the Guild Trustees in 2016. The Guild assists members in setting up their website, either a new or existing one, and provides the hosting service. Members are able to preserve their one-name studies as well as maintain, publish and share their ongoing studies with the larger family history community. We offer a choice of websites, including free-standing HTML, websites using Content Management Systems (CMS) (including WordPress and Media Wiki), and websites uploaded from GEDCOM’s and displayed using The Next Generation genealogy software (TNG). [Click to continue …]
Posted 17 March 2018 by Tessa Keough
One of the more interesting and difficult steps in a one-name study is determining the origins of your surname. Perhaps you have a surname registered with the Guild, or you have added a surname of interest, or maybe you simply want to learn how to learn about the origins of surnames. Once you start your [Click to continue…]
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