Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors

Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors
Author : Tristram Clarke
Publisher : Birlinn
Total Pages : 272
Release : 2020-10-06
ISBN 10 : 9781788853286
ISBN 13 : 1788853288
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The revised and updated 7th edition of the bestselling guide to easily discovering more about your Scottish ancestry. 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. “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