Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors

National Archives

Date Published :
June 2020
Publisher :
Editor :
Tristram Clarke
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ISBN : 9781780276335
Pages : 272
Dimensions : 9.2 X 6.15 inches
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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.

About The Author

Tristram Clarke works for National Records of Scotland and is Co-curator of the Admiral Cochrane, the Real Master and Commander exhibition.

The National Archives of Scotland is the government department responsible for the custody and preservation of the records of the government of Scotland.

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