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Tracing your Scottish ancestors : a guide for family historians

Author: Ian Maxwell, (Social historian)
Publisher: Barnsley : Pen and Sword Family History, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"This fully revised second edition of Ian Maxwell's Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors is a lively and accessible introduction to Scotland's long, complex and fascinating story. It is aimed primarily at family historians who are eager to explore and understand the world in which their ancestors lived. He guides the readers through the wealth of material available to researchers in Scotland and abroad. He looks at every  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Maxwell, (Social historian)
ISBN: 9781783030088 1783030089
OCLC Number: 865492129
Notes: Previous edition: 2009.
Description: vii, 200 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. The Lives of Our Ancestors --
ch. 1 Birth, Death and Marriage --
ch. 2 Life in the Country --
ch. 3 Life in the Towns --
ch. 4 Clans and Kinship --
ch. 5 Education --
ch. 6 Working Life --
ch. 7 Religion --
ch. 8 The Military --
ch. 9 Migration and Emigration --
pt. II Research Guide --
Where to Start --
Online Searching --
Census Records --
Birth, Death and Marriage Records --
Wills and Testamentary Records --
Old Parish Records --
Catholic Parish Registers --
Visiting the Archives --
Land Records --
Registers of Deeds --
Church Records --
Poor Law Records --
School Records --
Military Records --
Taxation Records --
Business Records --
Clans and Tartans --
Scottish DNA --
The Archives.
Responsibility: Ian Maxwell.

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* Revised and updated second edition of this best-selling guide to Scotland's family history * Updated throughout and with an extended records section * Information on all the relevant national and  Read more...

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