The latest version of The Surname Scribbler Volume 3 Issue 3 is now published and available for download from the Newsletters page for members. It is a an even bigger issue of 24 pages this time. This issue has the following contents: How I Research My Surname Study – Colin Spencer Botany Bay FHS Heritage […]
The latest issue of The Surname Scribbler is now available for members to download from the ‘Members Only’ area of the website. There are 19 pages in this edition for you to read. As well as the regular columns there is part 2 of the article on Italian records availability also a very extensive list […]
The second in Ros Haywood’s series of courses for beginning genealogists has been added to the School of Surnames. “The Source of the Story” deals with the different places you can look for sources for your surname study or personal family tree. It can be found here http://surname-society.org/sos/library/courses/
On Sunday 21st February our website host is moving us from one server to another. As a result there may be a short period of time where the website is unavailable. Once we are on the new server you will probably have to log in again, if you don’t normally log out that is.
You may or may not be aware that RootsTech is well underway in Salt Lake City. If this has passed you by, you really must take a look at the Live Stream Schedule as there are many ‘classes’ (that’s what the Americans call them!) that are available to watch online from the comfort of your own […]
A new document has been added to the English > Resources section of the School of Surnames here. This document is by Gary Barton and deals with the mistakes that can be made assuming the sex of a person based solely on the spelling of their forename. Gary gives several useful indicators that will hopefully […]
The November 2015 issue of the Surname Scribbler has been published and is available from the Newsletters page. This is the first edition compiled by our new editor, we hope you like the new look. Contents Hangout Cheat Sheet From the Chair, Kirsty Gray Introducing Member, David Faulder Website News, Colin Spencer DNA Testing, Iain […]
The first of a series of courses from Ros Haywood has been added to the School of Surnames in the Library section. This first course is aimed at beginners in Surname Studies. http://surname-society.org/sos/library/courses/