Your Guide to Researching Your Scottish Ancestors



Books, articles, tapes, CD's etc.
On the Web...

A Geanealogist's Gide to Discovering Your Scottish Ancetors -- How to Find and Record Your Unique Hertitage. (review)

Cory. Tracing Your Scottish Ancestry. 3rd. ed. (find in a library)

Holton. Discover Your Scottish Ancestry: Internet and Traditional Resources (find in a library)

Irvine. Scottish Ancestry: Research Methods For Family Historians (find in a library)

James. Scottish Roots: A Step by Step Guide (find in a library)

Moody. Scottish Family History (find in a library)

Sinclair. Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors: A Guide to Ancestry Research in the Scottish Record Office (find in a library)

Start with Scotland's People: Connecting Generations. You must register to perform searches. Here you can search census, vital and probate records for free; pay per view to see records.

Scotland GenWeb (scroll down to find the links to the county sites.)  

Scottish Genealogy Society
(they publish
The Scottish Genealogist as well as maintain a library --in Edinborough, of course-- and sell publications helpful for researching in Scotland.  See also their links to member websites)

GEN-UKI page for Scotland

Dept. of Geography, University of Edinborough has a very helpful page " Tracing your Scottish Ancestry ".

Scottish Archive Network allows you to search the catalogs of dozens of
" Rampant Scotland -- For Everything About Scotland" has a  genealogy page as well as a wealth of other information about the country.

Map: Clans of Scotland

Dictionary of the Scots Language

Cyndi's List: Scotland

This page last updated July 10, 2009
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