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    DescriptionThis fully revised and updated third edition of Scottish Genealogy is a comprehensive guide to tracing your family history in Scotland. Written by one of the most authoritative figures on the subject, the work is based on established genealogical practice and is designed to exploit the rich resources that Scotland has to offer. After all, this country has possibly the most complete and best-kept set of records and other documents in the world. Addressing the questions of DNA, palaeography and the vexed issues of Clans, Families and tartans, and with a new chapter on Heraldry, Bruce Durie presents a fascinating insight into discovering Scottish ancestors. He covers both physical and electronic sources, and explains how to get beyond the standard 'births, marriages and deaths plus census' research, reminding the reader that there are more tools than just the internet, and not everything written down is correct! Comparisons are made with records in England, Ireland and elsewhere, and all of the 28 million people who claim Scottish ancestry worldwide will find something in this book to challenge and stimulate. Informative and entertaining, this new edition is the definitive reader-friendly guide to genealogy and family history in Scotland.


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    Title
    Scottish Genealogy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bruce Durie
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 172 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 962 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780752463728
    ISBN 10: 0752463721
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKS
    Ingram Subject Code: RB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.6
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1, HBTG
    B&T Merchandise Category: REF
    B&T General Subject: 680
    Libri: I-RB
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET200
    Ingram Theme: CULT/SCOTIS
    DC22: 929
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000, REF013000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC23: 929.10720411
    DC22: 929.1072/09411
    LC classification: CS463 .D87 2012
    BISAC region code: 1.1.2.5.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHTG
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDU-GB-S
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    8pp
    Publisher
    The History Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    The History Press Ltd
    Publication date
    01 May 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Stroud
    Author Information
    Bruce Durie has written a number of regional history books, including "Glasgow Past & Present" and "Kirkclady & East Fife."
    Review quote
    "Comprehensive, up-to-date and reader-friendly." "--Highlander, Journal of the Scottish Diaspora"