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…

Liz Watson of the Scottish Genealogy Society talks to us about what the Society can offer both new and experienced ...


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Iain Ferguson, manager at the ScotlandsPeople Centre, offers his advice on making the most of a trip to the family ...


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What is the best site for Scottish genealogy? Expert genealogist Ian Maxwell presents a guide to the top ten ...


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ScotlandsPlaces has announced that a collection of Name Books which list every place name in Victorian Scotland ...


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With many specialist records relating to the shipping and jute industries which have employed thousands of the ...


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Previously... Scotland's History Festival presents three family history and genealogy events in association ...


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The UK's single central facility for understanding and commemorating the mining industry has opened at the ...


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Angus Heritage Week 2013 will launch with Tayroots Family History Day, a free event devoted to family and local ...


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The John Gray Centre hosts a special day of family history activities with talks, workshops and activities for ...


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Janet Middleton recalls the old fashioned Sabbath in Scotland, when work was banned and quiet pastimes encouraged. ...


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The National Archives of Scotland holds a number of records for family history research.


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The National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh holds thousands of archive items for local and family history ...


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