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Society of Genealogists

Have you ever thought about joining the Society?  It has an enormous holding of records in London and you can do a surname search on this weblink http://www.sog.org.uk/library/surnames_stuv.shtml I’m delighted to have been asked to speak there on Saturday 17th March … Continue reading

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Surnames, DNA, and Family History REDMONDS KING and HEY

This book has recently been published by George Redmonds, Turi King, and David Hey 256 pages | Figures, illustrations, maps | 234x156mm 978-0-19-958264-8 | Hardback | 25 August 2011  Price:  £20.00     This book combines linguistic and historical approaches with … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? Y chromosomes, surnames and the genetic genealogy revolution

Turi King and Mark Jobling from the University  of Leicester have published another interesting paper “What’s in a name? Y  chromosomes, surnames and the genetic genealogy revolution” in the latest issue  of “Trends in Genetics“. This article is essential reading for … Continue reading

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