A wee bit of info to help you in your journey to discover your Scottish Ancestors and maybe even crack a brick wall or two!
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Thursday, 15 September 2016
Fall and Winter Webinar Series
The fall and winter webinar series has now been scheduled
MONDAY OCTOBER 3
Researching Your Scottish Ancestors (90 minutes)
Researching your Scottish ancestors is really quite rewarding. Knowing where to look is the key. This webinar will give you an in-depth look at how to get started researching your Scottish ancestors. This in-depth webinar will also give you some pointers on using the ScotlandsPeople website and resources to access once you have exhausted the documents on the ScotlandsPeople website
MONDAY NOVEMBER 7
Brick Wall Busters for Scottish Genealogy Research (60 minutes)
Scottish documents contain a wealth of information and can make researching so much easier when you really take a look at what the documents are telling you. It becomes important to really pay attention to the key words on the documents so that you know what records you need to look at next in order to break through brick walls and learn as much as you can about your Scottish ancestors.
MONDAY DECEMBER 5
Using Poor Relief Records for Scottish Genealogy (60 minutes)
Poor relief in Scotland required a process of application and given that specific criteria needed to be met, not everyone who applied actually received poor relief. However, the applications are an absolute treasure trove of genealogical information and can give a fantastic "peek" into the lives of y our ancestors.