What have I been learning?

Courses I have taken and the things I have learned.

What have I learned in May?

Pharos Intermediate Certificate I completed another Pharos Course towards my Certificate: 17th Century Sources, the final assignment is written, and due in next week. I was awarded 87%, a distinction, for my work on the course: Before the Modern Census – Name-rich Sources from 1690 to 1837 which keeps me on track for a distinction. […]

What have I learned in April?

Where on earth did April go? I spent the first week ws leading a Ffestiniog Travel tour to Mallorca, which despite Easyjet’s best efforts to throw a spanner in the works, went very well. As I was on the train to Gatwick an email popped up, EasyJet had cancelled the following mornings direct flight to […]

What have I learned in March?

I am settling in at the Society of Genealogists. The Stage 2 Evening Skills course I have arranged begins next month, and soon to be advertised are Stage 3, a course about researching ancestors in the seventeenth century and one on London geography and repositories. I have gained another distinction in the Pharos Course Building […]

What have I learned in February?

I have been learning how to set up and administrate courses for the Society of Genealogists. There is quite an overlap with setting up group tours for Ffestiniog Travel, but a substantial difference too. So, plenty to learn, and enjoy. I have completed and passed the Pharos Course Apprenticeship Records and have finished Building on […]


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About Me

Hi, I’m Ruth. I have been tracing my family history for many years but got serious during the Covid-19 pandemic. Find out what I’m currently learning about as I study the Society of Genealogists, Pharos and Strathclyde University.

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