Category Archives: One-Place Studies

Italian Surname Series – Magro Malosso

The enquiry that I received about two weeks ago was the catalyst for this series. The enquiry was about the surname of Magro Malosso. My Great, Great, Great Grandmother was Maria Giuseppa Magro Malosso. She was born in Sutera, Sicily … Continue reading

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Launch of Italian Surname Series

I recently had some correspondence about one of my Italian surnames. In addition to responding to the correspondence I did some further research and that sat me thinking about the surnames that appear in my paternal line and what those … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – Thoughts about the week

I spotted the #MuseumWeek the day after the week commenced. I thought it was a great idea and had I known about it in advance I would perhaps have made difference choices. In October, National Libraries week will commence (8-14th) … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – Migration Museum

Earlier in the week I shared a very similar post about migration and you can read that post HERE Today’s post looks to a very topical one for the UK this week, migration into the UK and does also reflect … Continue reading

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#DNA18 – DNA Day 2018

 Today is National DNA and marks the anniversary of: 1. The discovery of the double helix which was presented in the Journal “Nature” published on 25th April 1953 2. The completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003 If you have been researching … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – Migration Museum

The Migration Museum in Adelaide Australia is a great venue and one that I have been lucky enough to visit. The slogan, “every item in our collection has a special story,” reminds me of our One-Name Studies. The people with our … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – Faces of Auschwitz

One of the organisations I have spotted during #MuseumWeek is the site Faces of Auschwitz. Anyone who has been reading this site over the last few weeks will know that I recently established that at least three Orlando’s had perished at Dachau … Continue reading

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#MuseumWeek – Launch of Museum Week 23-29 April 2018

The power of social media means that organisations can band together in the spirit of unity and promote a common cause. Having just got to the end of Family History Week #FHWeek which I didn’t really manage to share via … Continue reading

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Starting your Italian Research Journey

For those who read my recent post on the Legacy Family Tree blog I have published a second post which looks tips and hints for researching in Italy. You can read Starting Your Italian Research Journey over on the Legacy … Continue reading

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Pathway to My Sicilian Heritage

My post, Pathway to my Sicilian Heritage was published on the Legacy blog a little earlier this week. You can read it HERE The idea for the image came from fellow genealogical blogger, Miriam Robbins in the US  who writes at AnceStories: … Continue reading

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