August's blog prompt, was interpreted widely. Sophie Kay's blog post about soundscapes prompted Julie_G to muse on the evocative soundscape of Long Buckley Warf and the emotions it created whilst Janet Barrie linked an album of sounds recorded at or

Supporting the next generation of genealogists – Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog post I looked at the things the Society for One-Place Studies is already doing to support the next generation of genealogists with an interest in one-place studies. As with any endeavour however, there’s more

Supporting the next generation of genealogists – Part 1

Last Friday evening (12 November) I watched an interesting and timely online presentation, “Genealogy: The Next Generation.” Delivered by Janet Few as part of the Family History Federation’s Really Useful Show, this tackled an issue of great importance to family


There was a general discussion regarding people in servant-type roles lived near to the big house, particular examples being gardeners, coachmen and laundresses/washer women. It is often unclear who was directly employed and who was self employed and this led


This month's contributions fell into two broad categories. The first was the use of maps as research sources. Foremost of these was the tithe maps with Dig Up Your Relatives (Sally Prior) @digupyrrelative enthusing about their use in her Wattisfield study,

The Society for One-Place Studies is a leading organisation dedicated to supporting One-Placers worldwide. 

Facebook Page  Twitter Profile  Instagram  YouTube  Members only Facebook Group  Pinterest

Contact Us

By email:

By post:
Society for One-Place Studies,
28 St Ronan’s Avenue,
Southsea, Hampshire, PO4 0QE
United Kingdom

© The Society for One-Place Studies