Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors
38%
off

Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors

4.1 (19 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

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.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 15mm | 473g
  • BIRLINN LTD
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 6th
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1780270224
  • 9781780270227
  • 58,531

Review quote

'Excellent help with every phase of genealogical research ... This book will be a valuable finding aid for many people using the Scottish Record Office, and by no means only for the family historian' * Books in Scotland * 'Includes the sort of online sources that have transformed the field since its first publication in 1990, this guide is indispensable for the serious investigator' * The Scotsman *
show more

About National Archives

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

Rating details

19 ratings
4.1 out of 5 stars
5 42% (8)
4 32% (6)
3 21% (4)
2 5% (1)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X