#OnePlaceEnvironment

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

#OnePlaceServants

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

#OnePlaceMaps

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,

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