GOONS names new chairperson
The Guild of One- Name Studies has appointed a new chairperson. Revealed at the Guild’s annual conference on 28 March, Florida-based genealogist Paul Howes will be responsible for the running of the organisation, which has 2,600 members worldwide. The appointment makes Mr Howes the 14th chairperson in the Guild’s history, which was established in 1979 to promote single surname studies. Find out more at bit.ly/1yLbe0c.