Just in time of the NGS conference in Raleigh, Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors was just released by Moorshead Magazines. Written by Christine Woodcock, this 66 page booklet gives researchers the latest information on finding their Scots ancestry.
You’ll find the following Scots-related topics in this great research guide:
- Genealogy BASICS!
- Researching Criminal Ancestors
- Researching in Libraries & Archives
- Plan a Research Trip to Your Ancestral Homeland!
- Breaking Through Brick Walls
- Researching the Clearances
- Records of the Hudson’s Bay Company
- Create a Genealogy Toolbox!
Family Roots Publishing purchased a quantity of this great research aid, and is making them available at 15% off through April 15, 2017. That’s just $8.46 per copy (plus $4.50 USA P&H – just 50 cents if it’s an additional item when ordering!) Click here to order.
Following is a complete list of chapters you will find in this special edition publication:
- Finding Your Scottish Ancestors: The Basics Getting Started, and how to properly cite your sources
- What’s In a Name? Understanding naming patterns may seem daunting, but we offer some tips to make it easier
- What’s In Your Scottish Genealogy Toolbox? Be prepared with a good set of research tools
- Who’s Your Daddy? Researching the illegitimate birth of an ancestor
- Breaking Through Brick Walls; Reviewing documents can reveal hidden gems and help you find those elusive ancestors
- Genealogy Treasures in Scottish Libraries; There’s a vast array of resources to discover in Scottish libraries
- Researching In Archives; Archives hold vast amounts of material to assist you in understanding your ancestors’ lives
- Maps, Marvelous Maps; Join the crowd in helping to preserve the names of Scottish towns
- The Scottish Clearances; Massive changes in farming practices eventually forces many to leave Scotland for the colonies
- Researching Occupations; The work of your ancestors is an important part of researching their lives
- Researching Criminal Ancestors; If your ancestors came before the courts, there are a wealth of records for you to explore
- Researching Mental Health Records in Scotland; There are a variety of records available for researching an ancestor who was institutionalized
- Military Men, Covenanters and Jacobites; Pre-1800s colonial arrivals may have been part of the military, or sent as exiles for their perceived crimes
- Scotland’s Connection to the Hudson’s Bay Company; From the early 18th century, men from Orkney were recruited for the Hudson’s Bay Company
- Planning a Research Trip to Your Ancestral Homeland; Walk where your ancestors walked, and experience a real connection to your family’s history
Order you copy by clicking on the following link:
Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors – a Tracing Your Ancestors publication by Christine Woodcock: from the Publishers of “Your Genealogy Today, Internet Genealogy & History Magazine – Moorshead Magazines; printed in 2017; 66 pages; ISBN 978-1-926510-06-4; Item #MM025.