Scottish Roots: The Step-by-step Guide to Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors

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Dundurn, 2002 - History - 179 pages
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Anyone tracing their family tree searching for their Scottish ancestors should have a copy of this book! Packed full of useful information, "Scottish Roots" gets you started tracing your ancestors in Scotland and is the only guid you'll need to help you in your search.
 

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Contents

Introduction to the new Scottish Roots
1
One Genealogy Begins at Home
9
Two The PC Genealogy Package
26
Four New Register House Edinburgh2
51
Five New Register house Edinburgh3
62
Six The PC Owners SuperBonus
73
Eight The National Archives of Scotland
103
Nine Time to Beachcomb the Web
111
Twelve The Museums of Scotland
133
Thirteen Doing It From a Distance
156
Fourteen Back Home Getting it All Down
168
General Register Office
173
Other Records in New Register House
174
Names
175
Irregular Marriages
177
Six of the Best Websites
179

Eleven Out and About On Location
127

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About the author (2002)

Alwyn James is a Welshman whose wife's Scottish ancestry encouraged him to look for their Highland roots. An editor of the business and political magazine Scotland for many years, James is now a freelance writer.

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