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Land ownership in Scotland can be found in Sasine documents

The Sasine Registers of Scotland

What is a Sasine Register? The Sasine Register is generally known in Scotland as the Register of Sasines.  These Scottish ...
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Latest Genealogy News

Latest Scottish Genealogy News

Here is the latest Scottish genealogy news from Unlock Your Past: Virtual Conferences: The world’s largest family history event, RootsTech, ...
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The meaning of the Morrison surname. Isle of Lewis image

The Morrison Surname

Do you have a Morrison in your family tree? Where does the surname Morrison originate from?
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Dollar

All About Dollar

Dollar family and town: For the family historians, you may belong to the Dollar family or perhaps your ancestors came ...
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Latest Genealogy News

Latest Genealogy News

Here is the latest genealogy news from Unlock Your Past in Scotland: Access to ScotlandsPeople Records: ScotlandsPeople Centre in Edinburgh ...
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Virtual Family Reunion

9 Steps to a Successful Virtual Family Reunion

(2-3 minutes read) The impact of Covid 19 is testing everyone, re-adjusting the way we live.  Social distancing and self-isolation mean ...
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Moncreiffe Family Surname

Moncreiffe Family Surname

(2-3 minutes read) The surname Moncrieffe or Moncreiffe  is one of the oldest Perthshire family surnames. I had the honour ...
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Scottish Naming Pattern to help identify Scottish ancestors

Use the Scottish naming pattern to help your research

(1-2 minutes read) Here are some hints and tips on how to use the Scottish naming pattern for your family ...
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