Tools & Tips

Resources

Here are some handy guides and useful websites to help your Scottish family history research.

Handy Guides

Download one of the handy free guides to help you grow your family tree:

Family Tree Packages

Starting Your Scottish Family Tree

7 helpful tips to get you started with your family research

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A Guide To The ScotlandsPeople Centre

Learn how to use the official government source of genealogical data for Scotland

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Useful Websites

These are some of the useful websites that I use when I am researching Scottish family history:

Here is a handy guide on useful websites to help you research your Scottish ancestry.

Upcoming Family History Virtual Events

Scottish Indexes XII Conference

4th September – free (donations accepted)

Margaret Fox, formerly an archivist at the National Records of Scotland, will look at kirk sessions records and cases that made their way up to the Synod.

Other speakers will include Genealogist Michelle Leonard who will talk about DNA Painter; Myko Clelland from Findmypast as well as Tessa Spencer from the National Records of Scotland. 

Further details will be announced on the website before the 4th of September.

Click here for more information.

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Muchty Heritage – about Auchtermuchty Village

14th September – free

The online talk will be about the Whites of Auchtermuchty, a company with over 300 years of history with the village.

Click here for more information via their Facebook page.

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The Family History Show

25th September 10am until 430pm – £6

From ‘Ask the Experts’ to local archival societies, there will also be a host of presentations accessible via Zoom.

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FHS Really Useful Family History Show

12th & 13th November – £10

A variety of online family history presentations – one or more talks will be useful for your research.

Click here for more information.

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