GOONS - widening horizons webinar series

The Guild of One Name Studies has recently collaborated with the Local Population Studies Society to produce a series of webinars which can be found at

The talk titles are:

Mortality and Morbidity: a study of National Registration death certificates for two families 1837 to 2009 – Elizabeth E Green
One-Place Studies – thinking laterally:  how a one-place study can support surname and population studies – Paul Carter and Pam Smith (Co-founders of ‘Name and Place’)
Creating a publicly-available common format database of parish register data on baptisms, marriages and burials! – Dr Andy Hinde (University of Southampton)
The Ruby One-Name Collaborative Study: how it worked and what I learned – Dr Nikki Brown
Looking at single trees and whole orchards: how genealogists and demographers can work together – Dr Eilidh Garrett (University of Cambridge)
Identifying business proprietors from the census: and using the online Atlas on entrepreneurship – Professor Bob Bennett (University of Cambridge)

The first webinar, Mortality and Morbidity, will only be available to non-members for a short time, but the other five are on the GOONS YouTube channel for non-Guild members to watch.