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Friday, 20 May 2016

Welcome to the BLAGDON Surname Study.  This Study aims to cover the histories of the bearers of the name BLAGDON in the county of Devon, UK.

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Blagdons in Broadhempston
Blagdons in Cadeleigh
Blagdons in Puddington
Blagdons in Stoke Damerel Reg Dist
The Blagdon Surname Study grew from the research I did and the lessons I learned during 2015's "Genealogy Do-Over", created by Thomas MacEntee.  It was a chance for participants to put aside all their previous research ('put aside', not 'throw away'!) and start again, this time incorporating proper genealogical standards and methodology.

So I began studying - and the first thing I learnt is to Slow Down (ha ha).  I have become passionate about citing sources, and am heavily involved in the "Sourcerer's Challenge" on WikiTree. I worked slowly and carefully through the generations and discovered things I had missed the first time around, just because I was rushing to get to that nugget of information I was sure was there.

The Study is still in its infancy, so I am gathering data as fast as I can - and any BLAGDON information you might have will be much appreciated.

Join me and see if you can go further back, too!

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1 comment:

  1. I didn't know you had another study and such an unusual surname too. How do you find the time ?

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