Welcome to Scottish Genealogy Tips And Tidbits

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!

Friday, 24 August 2018


I will be hosting a series of free webinars for those who are researching your Scottish ancestors. 

Scottish Genealogy - The Basics
This webinar will get you started on your journey to discover your Scottish ancestors.

Brick Wall Busters for Scottish Research
This webinar will help give you ideas for moving your Scottish research forward.

Those Poor Daft Scots
Poor Law and Asylum records provide rich resources for family history and allow you to catch a glimpse into the lives of your ancestors at a time when they were in need of assistance.

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

FREE WEBINAR! Cloud Storage for Family History Preservation

Join me on Wednesday August 29th at 8 pm Eastern to learn how to use Permanent Cloud Storage to preserve your family history documents, photos, videos and storied for your life time. Guaranteed. 

Claim your FREE 2gb account (about 1500 photos). 

We will use nested albums to organize your family history according to family lines. In each album you can store photos, documents (jpeg, png, tiff or pdf), stories (pdf) and video. The Forever guarantee. Learn how to share your research with others, how to appoint an account manager to manage your research after you are no longer here or no longer able. YOU decide what happens to your photos, documents, videos and stories. 

Register here for the webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/62580196696444930


Join me at 8 pm Eastern for a FREE webinar on creating family photo books in an evening. Yes, you CAN make a family history book. And you can do it quickly and with quality. Let me walk you through the process tonight. 

If you aren't ready for a family history book, give it a try for creating a memory book for an elderly relative, a memoir of a family vacation or as a thank you for a beloved family friend. 

Here's the link to register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3545770361318593794

Saturday, 11 August 2018

There are still a few cabins left for the Celtic Genealogy Cruise May 4-16 2019. There are research opportunities in Dublin, Glasgow, Inverness and Edinburgh. 

There will be opportunities to consult with genealogists in Dublin (from the Irish Family History Centre) Belfast (from the Ulster Historical Society) and on board for those with Scottish ancestors. 

Historic excursions will be available for those who don't have ancestors from a given port or for those who are accompanying researchers. These include: The EPIC Emigration Museum, The Titanic Centre, Loch Lomond, Culloden Moor, Clava Cairns and Fort George. 
In Edinburgh there is the chance to take an Outlander tour of the filming locations.

If you book a cabin with a balcony or a mini suite before September 5th, Princess will give you a FREE drinks package, worth $144 per day. Definitely worth the upgrade!

Book your cabin between September 11 and September 18 for just $100: