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If you need help starting your Scottish family history research, or help with a brick wall, or if you would like me to do all of the work for you, then this is where you want to be.

I am a qualified and accredited genealogist with many years of experience in Scottish family history research.

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A selection of family history books to help with family history by Unlock your past - genealogist and family historian

Choose from one of the family history packages to discover your past:

Let Sarah Do It For You

Get your Scottish family history done for you through one of my fantastic packages. 

Genealogical and family history reports can be produced based on your requirements, ranging from basic family trees to more comprehensive illustrative reports with local history that shed light on your ancestor’s life.

If you would like to discuss these packages or have any questions before you proceed, why not contact me for your free 15-minute consultation? or ask about the exploratory service.

You Want To Do It Yourself, But Would Like A Little Help

While you are enjoying researching your family tree you may need some fresh ideas on how to proceed or help with a brick wall that’s stopped you in your tracks.

If you feel you need some extra help, I can help you plan, organize or simply verify your research and suggest areas you can explore to guide you towards the family history you are looking for.

Find out more about my Family History Research Services.

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Let's Get Started

If you want to research your own family tree but not sure where to start, I will guide you through the basics of family history research. You can book a free 15-minute consultation to get started, book some tutoring to help with areas you are finding more difficult or make use of my guides, tips and tools.

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

Tips on family history research by unlock your past, genealogist and family historian

Starting Your Scottish Family Tree

7 helpful tips to get you started with your family research

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A Guide To ScotlandsPeople by unlock your past, genealogist and family historian

A Guide To The ScotlandsPeople Centre

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

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What My Customers Say

Sarah was sensitive, efficient, patient, persistent and professional

“Since the recent passing of my father, my mother had died when I was young, so, I had a strong interest in trying to find out about my family and where I came from. I was introduced to Sarah Smith who I employed to help me. She was brilliant. She helped me discover a massive amount about my family’s past, something I could of never of done on my own. This was my first experience of genealogy and I was not disappointed. I would warmly recommend Sarah to you, for a rewarding experience.”

Len from Edinburgh

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