Family History

Find out more about how your Scottish ancestors lived and worked with our family history guides.

Don't miss our digital guide to Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors, brought to you by the team behind Family Tree magazine…

Carolyn O'Hara recalls the fun of celebrating a Scottish Halloween in the Fifties and Sixties. ...

03/10/2016

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ScotlandsPeople has announced the launch of their new website, which has been created in response to customer ...

30/09/2016

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Start searching for your Scottish ancestors today, with internationally-renowned genealogist Dr Bruce Durie’s ...

08/09/2016

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Scottish Memories reader Rhona Anderson shares her memories of travelling to her Isle of Bute school by ferry in ...

14/03/2016

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The Scottish Genealogy Society has announced a programme of family history classes, for both beginner and ...

17/12/2015

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Complete our new reader survey and be in with the chance of winning our special prize package!

17/12/2015

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Trace your Edinburgh ancestors with family history expert Alan Stewart's guide to the top five online resources. ...

25/11/2015

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Discover the many links between Traquair House – Scotland's oldest inhabited house – and the Stewart Kings and ...

04/11/2015

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Discover more about your Angus ancestors through special family history events for Angus Heritage Week 2015.

01/09/2015

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A new, free booklet which tells the story of the people and places of coastal Angus has been released by Angus ...

04/06/2015

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Take part in our History Scotland mini-survey and have your say on the future of the magazine…

30/04/2015

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We talk to author Jean Debney about how her ancestors journeyed from a poverty-stricken life in Glasgow to make a ...

06/03/2015

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