Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors

By National Archives

Format: Paperback

Scotland has one of the best-maintained records and facilities of any country in the world for undertaking family research. This book details internet developments, including a chapter on family history on the web. It also points to traditional resources, explaining step by step how to research records of births, marriages and wills.

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Birlinn Limited

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This is a new edition of the bestselling guide to this increasingly popular pursuit. Scotland has the best-maintained records and facilities of any country in the world for undertaking family research, and now that the National Archives of Scotland are available online they can be consulted by anyone from whatever country. "Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors" is the National Archives' official guide and is written in an accessible style from the unique perspective of a custodian of the records. It details all the latest internet developments, including a chapter on family history on the web. It also points to more traditional resources, explaining step by step how to research records of births, marriages and wills.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Birlinn Limited
Publication Date 20 Dec 2011
ISBN 9781780270227
Number of Pages 212

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Excellent help with every phase of genealogical research ... This book will be a valuable finding aid for many people using the Scottish Record Office, and by no means only for the family historian' - Books in Scotland'includes the sort of online sources that have transformed the field since its first publication in 1990, this guide is indispensable for the serious investigator' - The Scotsman

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