Skyrme family and one-name study website Guild of One Name Studies :: One-Name Study Reg. No. 6232

About this website. How it started, evolved and recent updates.


This section covers only major structural changes and major updates. Visit the news page which is updated regualrly and gives links to new added content.

July 2014

Major restructuring and new content including:

June 2014

Interim updates to relfect the evolution from a Family History website to one that also embraces the Skyrme One-Name Study.

About This Website

Launched on St. David's Day - 1st March 1996. An appropriate day (that of the Patron Saint of Wales) to launch this site, bearing in mind the strong Welsh connections of the name.

Starting with a focus on the author's family tree, it has now evolved into the website for the Skyrm(e) One-Name Study.

Website Timeline

This website was first launched as a distinct set of pages on the business website (the Knowledge Connections website providing information and resources on knowledge management). It was moved in November 2005 to its new domain See the timeline below for how this site has evolved.

2013 - Enhanced website using CSS/XHTML with new trees and updated links.

2011 - Significant updates including new publication The Skyrmes of Pembrokeshire - (1) Manorbier and Penally. This 48 page document provides good coverage of the descendants of John Skyrme (1749-1845).

2005 - New look website. Improved structure and navigation. Minor additions. Moved to You can see a snapshot on the Wayback Machine taken in May 2006.

2001 - Updates to most pages and addition of material including family bible records and new links.

1996 - Website launched on St David's Day at