Tracing your Scottish ancestors: from home and for free, 17 February


09 December 2022
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Alison Spring explores the many ways in which you can trace your Scottish ancestors online, without parting with a penny...

17 February 2023, 1pm (UK time)

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Sticking to the media stereotype of the thrifty Scot, this presentation will cover how to start building your family tree with what you already have at home, as well as discussing free genealogy resources for tracing Scots ancestors, and how to get the most out of the ScotlandsPeople website without paying.

The 45-minute talk will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A, chaired by Chris Paton. 

The ticket price includes access to the recording until 30 March.

This talk is part of Scottish Family History Month, in association with National Records Scotland.

Event details

Join Alison Spring for a live c.45-minute illustrated online talk on 17 February, followed by approximately 30 minutes of questions from the audience.

Registration fee: £10 - includes access to the event recording until 30 March. Starts 1pm UK time. To find the start time in your time zone, visit TimeAndDate. Got a question about booking? E-mail Rachel Bellerby.

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Speaker details

Alison Spring has a Masters Degree in Family & Local History from the University of Dundee and is a member of the Register of Qualified Genealogists. She specialises in researching the records of Scotland, and loves nothing better than spending a few hours in the archives with some of Glasgow’s amazing poor law application records.

Based in Lanarkshire, Alison enjoys sharing her research skills with like-minded enthusiasts and is passionate about helping others to research their family tree on a budget. She blogs as the Frugal Family Historian as well as writing for the UK’s Family Tree magazine, and shares hosting duties for the weekly Ancestry Hour on Twitter (Tuesdays 7pm UK time #AncestryHour).

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