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The Orlando One-Name Study at Geneabloggers!

I was interviewed about the Orlando One-Name Study by fellow +Guild of One-Name Studies member +Tessa Keough for the "May I Introduce you to....." series.You can read the post over at Geneabloggers...
by Anglers Rest on May 25, 2015

Motivational Monday - Medical Genealogy

For those of you who read the digital genealogy magazine, "The In-Depth Genealogist" you may recall that I have written twice in the last year about medical genealogy[1], [2]. This last week I have needed to look back at my own medical records and wh...
by Anglers Rest on Jan 26, 2015

Collections - Summary

Created by Julie Goucher, Jan 2015 using WordleLast week I shared a few posts about collections.Those posts had actually been written with a specific organisation in mind, and I broke those posts down and shared them here. I had meant to get back to...
by Anglers Rest on Jan 24, 2015

Motivational Monday - TGP 35 - DearMYRTLE

Created by Julie Goucher using Wordle Jan 2015Usually I manage to listen and follow the TGP podcast series hosted by +Marian Pierre-Louis.Last week was no exception and I sat on a pretty grim and miserable Monday morning and listened to podcast...
by Anglers Rest on Jan 19, 2015

Web Wednesday - Collection Software

Created by Julie Goucher using Wordle Jan 2015Over the last couple of days I have talked about Understanding a Collection and Recognising a Collection.Whilst using Excel or Google sheets is a really good option for recording the items that make up a...
by Anglers Rest on Jan 14, 2015

Tuesday's Tip - Recognise a Collection

Created by Julie Goucher Jan 2015 using WordleFollowing on from yesterday when I talked about Understanding a Collection. I ended that post with the question of do you have a collection? I expect you do, and I suspect more than one.Today's tip i...
by Anglers Rest on Jan 13, 2015

Motivational Monday - Understanding a Collection

Created by Julie Goucher  Jan 2015 using WordleThere comes a point when you have collected enough of your chosen entity that you have a collection and at some point there are decisions to be made about it.According to Christopher Bart in "Indust...
by Anglers Rest on Jan 12, 2015

Alex Haley – Genealogy Hero or Heel?

image courtesy ofhttp://www.alexhaleymuseum.org/biography/Yesterday, Thomas who writes Geneabloggers wrote a post with the title Genealogy Hero or Heel? in recognition that the author of Roots would have celebrated a birthday, had they been...
by Anglers Rest on Aug 12, 2014

Tuesday's Tip ~ Where Family History and Local History Unite*

Image courtesy of the Project via FacebookI recently spent some time on the newly launched site Lives of the First World War, a joint effort between the Imperial War Museum and FindmyPast. On the day it was announced I nipped on and set up an account...
by Anglers Rest on May 19, 2014

Tuesday's Tip ~ Where Local and Family History Unite*

Image courtesy of the Project via FacebookI recently spent some time on the newly launched site Lives of the First World War, a joint effort between the Imperial War Museum and FindmyPast. On the day it was announced I nipped on and set up an account...
by Anglers Rest on May 19, 2014

Tuesday's Tip ~ Microsoft OneNote

Last September I wrote this post, Embracing One Note. I formally declared that I thought I was in love! I loved the feel and workability of the software. I loved the flow of updating between iPad, iPhone and laptop.Then something happened.Microsoft d...
by Anglers Rest on May 13, 2014

Society Saturday - The Next Gen Genealogy Network

The first general meeting of Next Gen took part in Tuesday evening, well it was the early hours of Wednesday morning here in the UK.I had planned to try and watch live via the Google+ Community whilst sitting in my pyjamas. Are you not relieved that...
by Anglers Rest on May 3, 2014

Tuesday's Tip ~ Snail Mail Day

Yesterday, a dear genealogy friend who I have know for about 25 years posted on her Facebook wall"Imagine getting the country behind one day a year whereby they actually post a 'real' letter. Where children write to a friend or family member, or even...
by Anglers Rest on Apr 29, 2014

Military Monday ~ Letters to an Unknown Soldier - Paddington Station, London

War memorial Paddington station© CeridwenThe statue shown here is from London Paddington Station. It was built to commemorate members of the 100 members of Great Western Railway Company staff who perished in the First World War.The Letter to a...
by Anglers Rest on Mar 31, 2014

Tuesday's Tip - Creating a Memorial

Part of the way I have grieved for my Mum has been by creating a memorial of various things from the funeral service. This has enabled those overseas or unable to attend the funeral to see, hear and to feel part of saying goodbye. The memorial is of...
by Anglers Rest on Mar 11, 2014

Society Saturday - Using Google Hangouts & Embracing Social Media

Using Google to embrace interaction between a group of people is not only a great idea, but it is free. There are two kinds of Google HangoutsA private conversation or meeting between no more than 10 people A Hangout that will be recorded and ar...
by Anglers Rest on Mar 8, 2014

Those Thursday Places - Britain From Above 1919 - 1953

Image from Britain From AboveA few days ago I came across this fabulous site Britain from Above 1919 - 1953 which I shared with the +Society for One-Place Studies community. As with many sites you can register and then select imag...
by Anglers Rest on Mar 6, 2014

Those Thursday Places - Richmond Poor Law

Map showing Richmond Union WorkshouseCourtesy of Surrey Records CentreToday I read that Surrey Records Centre has released via their web page the Richmond Poor Law Union Applications and Report Books.This is a fantastic resource which has indexe...
by Anglers Rest on Feb 20, 2014

Society Saturday ~ Branding & Logo's

Last week we looked at society websites, blogs and we briefly touched on social media. Today we are going to look at Branding and logos.Have a look at this picture. It is simply a collage of images created by me and were chosen because they will hope...
by Anglers Rest on Feb 8, 2014

Tuesday's Tip - February Map Offer

Map of Surrey - Cary's Map 1787The UK based map company Your Old Books and Maps are offering free access to their maps server during the month of February.Visit their map server - HEREQuote the user name of yobm and the password of yobm2013The m...
by Anglers Rest on Feb 4, 2014


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