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Bringing the world together, one surname at a time
Bringing the world together, one surname at a time

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Autosomal DNA Discussions - and some statistics for my kits
There have been some interesting discussions on the mailing
lists recently*, which have caused me to look at some statistics for the kits I
manage.  On the one hand, there were the, seemingly straightforward, questions concerning the best strategy for deali...

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Ancestry shared matches and a new connection
This post continues my general theme of looking for strategies to deal with my DNA results - in this case, results from AncestryDNA. I have 225 pages of matches at Ancestry, which
equates to almost 11,250 matches.  I use the DNAGedcom Client app to
download...

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Shared matches - matches who match both my paternal and maternal lines
This is just a quick post, to show the information I looked at, in order to reply to a question Debbie Kennett asked on the ISOGG DNA-NEWBIE mailing list.  The question was "how many people have double matches in their tree, ie, where a person has a match w...

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The next introduction to one-name studies course from Pharos Tutors starts on 22nd August. Non-members who sign up for the course will receive a free membership of the Guild.

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Booking is now open for our next seminar which will take place in Devon. We will be looking at West Country Movements. See our website for further details: http://one-name.org/events/?mc_id=890
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Thanks to everyone who made Saturday's seminar such a successful event. The recordings of all the presentations are now available on the Guild website for our members. You'll need to log into your Guild account. We also have a fantastic archive of recordings of material from past seminars: http://one-name.org/seminar-events/
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There are still a few places available for our Canterbury seminar on Catalogues, Collections and Archives but you need to get in quick. Booking closes on 2nd July. More details here: http://one-name.org/seminar-events/
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The Guild is hosting a Surname Retreat on the beautiful banks of the historic Hawkesbury River in New South Wales, Australia, to celebrate Family History Month and explore the value of surname research. Come and join us. Both members and non-members are welcome.

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The recordings and slides from Saturday's "What's my line" seminar are now online and available to members. There were some fantastic talks with a wide range of occupations being covered from stonemasons to Georgian clergy and legal professions. We also looked at online datasets and a different approach to occupation research. You need to be logged into the website to access these pages.
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