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The Surname Scribbler Vol4 Iss2 published

The latest version of The Surname Scribbler February 2018 is now available for downloading from the Newsletters page in the ‘Members Only’ section of the website.

The Surname Scribbler Vol4 Iss1 published

The latest version of The Surname Scribbler November 2017 volume is now available for downloading from the Newsletters page in the ‘Members Only’ section of the website.

Surname Scribbler Volume 3 Issue 4 available

The latest version of The Surname Scribbler August 2017 volume is now available for downloading from the Newsletters page in the ‘Members Only’ section of the website.

The Surname Scribbler Volume 3 Issue 3 published

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 […]

Surname Scribbler Vol3 Iss2 published

Surname Scribbler Vol3 Iss2 published

The latest version of The Surname Scribbler Volume 3 Issue 2 is now published and available for download from the Newsletters page for members. It is a bumper issue of 20 pages this time.

Newsletter Vol2 Iss 3 available

Newsletter Vol2 Iss 3 available

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 […]

New course arrives in School of Surnames

New course arrives in School of Surnames

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 https://surname-society.org/sos/library/courses/

Website availability

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.

WikiTree at RootsTech

WikiTree at RootsTech

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 […]

SOS Update

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 […]