The purpose of this book is to list the vast number of websites that devote themselves to war memorials, this book identifies web pages which provide names, and which relate to a particular locality. Some rolls of honour are also included. By Stuart A Raymond. * Contains 46 pages... More Info
by Alan Stewart Scottish ancestry is easy to trace on the Internet, because Scotland is leading the world in making its family history records available on-line. So now, wherever you live, it is easy to grow a Scottish family tree! All the main records are already on-line: births, marriages and deaths (from 1855), old parish registers (some back as far as 1553), wills and inventories (from 1500) and ten-yearly census returns (1841-1901). In the near future, church, land, poor relief, taxa... More Info
This booklet is a guide to descendant searching - that is looking for living relatives who are also descendants of our ancestors. It can be fascinating, rewarding, and potentially life-changing. Research can lead you not to long-dead ancestors but living, breathing relatives who share your genetic heritage - members of your extended family. This book shows you how to get started, offers tips and guidance, includes instructions of how to conduct descendant searching, and uses real examples fr... More Info
As Chris Paton demonstrates in this straightforward practical guide, while the internet is an enormous asset, it is also something to be wary of. Researchers need to take a cautious approach to the internet information they acquire. They need to ask, where did the original material come from and has it been accurately reproduced, why was it put online, what has been left out and what is still to come? More Info
A practical guide to researching Scottish ancestry using the Internet. Contains chapters on many classes of records and online offerings sourced nationally and from every Scottish county; covers national institutions, commercial sites and sources generated by local Family History Societies and individuals; explains how these sources can be understood and related to individual research projects; examines many uniquely Scottish collections not replicated elsewhere. An essential work of reference for anyone studying Scottish family history or national history More Info
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