On this page we’ll let you know about any project events or talks about the project.


24 March 2018 – Guild of One Name Studies AGM and conference

Taking place in Wakefield, the conference will feature a presentation from Peter Thorpe about the NRM’s rich resources for geneaological study, including discussion about our project.


20 April 2018 – ‘Museums in Context and Partnership’ conference, National Railway Museum

We will be presenting a short paper as part of this exciting (& free!) conference, outlining some of the key points of our project and its methodology, and inviting discussion about the benefits and challenges it offers. There will be pleny of other collaborative projects at the conference, so building connections will be a really important part of it.


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24 February 2018 – Guild of One Name Studies ‘Accidents will happen’ seminar day

This took place near Worcester and focused on issues around health, safety and accidents and their value for family historians and genealogists. Mike spoke about the project, including outlining some tentative findings. Further info about the day from:


15 November 2016 – York Transport Historians Group Workshop

Mike presented an introduction to the project and the idea of using crowd-sourcing to engage wide audiences at the ‘Making the Connections’ workshop, hosted by the York Transport Historians Group and supported by the NRM. To an audience of about 50 people Mike outlined the project’s aims and objectives, as well as the breadth of interests the project served.

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