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Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Learning Scottish Genealogy Through FamilySearch

FamilySearch has some wonderful free tutorial videos to assist you with your Scottish genealogy research. There are four videos in total:

  1. Basic Scotland Research Strategies - a 25 minute video to get you started in your Scottish research 
  2. Inheritance in Scotland: Testaments and Retours - a 48 minute video on wills, testaments and retours
  3. Scotlands Old Parish Registers: How to Access, Use and Interpret - a 46 minute video on using and understanding the information within the Old Parish Registers (Church of Scotland) 
  4. www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk - a 35 minute video on navigating this Scotlands People Website
The free videos can be accessed at:
https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Scotland%22

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