Tools & Tips

Resources

Here are some handy guides and useful websites your family history journey.

Handy Guides

Download one of the useful free guides to help you start growing your tree.

Family Tree Packages

Starting Your Scottish Family Tree

7 helpful tips to get you started with your family research

YES I NEED THIS
ALMOST THERE! 
Sign up to get your free download and keep up to date with my offers, tools and freebies

GIVE ME THE FREE STUFF 
Your information will never be shared
close-link
Genealogy Tips and Tools

A Guide To The ScotlandsPeople Centre

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

GIVE IT TO ME
ALMOST THERE! 
Sign up to get your free download and keep up to date with my offers, tools and freebies

GIVE ME THE FREE STUFF 
Your information will never be shared
close-link

Useful Websites

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

Ancestry are one the largest online genealogical databases. Many Scottish records have been indexed and they have a 14-day free trial.

Visit Ancestry here.

British Newspaper Archive – many Scottish newspapers have been digitised and your ancestor may appear in an article, family notice or obituary.

Visit Newspaper Archive here.

FindmyPast – with other 2 billion records, this genealogical database has indexed Scottish records that may help with your search. You can try their website for free for 14-days.

Visit FindmyPast here.

Forces War Records – is the military genealogy specialist website for the UK, including Scotland.

Visit Forces War Records here.

For genealogy supplies, I use My History.

Visit My Story here.

ScotlandsPeople – The ScotlandsPeople website is the official Scottish Government site for searching government records and archives.

Visit Scotland’s people here.

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

What My Customers Say

“Sarah researched my father’s ancestry and did such a good job! She found him relatives he didn’t know he had, and successfully set him on the path to further find out about his family history. Thank you Sarah! Highly recommended!”

Linda from Edinburgh

ALMOST THERE! 
Sign up to get your free download and keep up to date with my offers, tools and freebies

GIVE ME THE FREE STUFF 
Your information will never be shared
close-link
ALMOST THERE! 
Sign up to get your free download and keep up to date with my offers, tools and freebies

GIVE ME THE FREE STUFF 
Your information will never be shared
close-link
Scroll to Top