An essential reference tool for anyone tracing Scottish local history. The guide provides an authoritative survey of the vast range of material held in the National Archives of Scotland--dealing with houses, streets, estates and farms, administrative divisions of Scotland as well as schools, businesses and recreational activities. It explains in detail how to research the material and directs the reader to many other valuable sources of information. Includes examples of original documents, including farm plans, records of trials, census returns, household inventories and customs certificates in an easy-to-follow format.
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Here are three books designed to help trace family roots from Scotland. An abundance of material can be found in the Scottish Record Office -- some material goes back to the 11th century -- you just have to know where to look. These books show step-by-step how to research the material by locating records of birth. marriage, wills, etc., and directs the genealogical sleuth to other valuable sources.About the Author:
Cecil Sinclair is a custodian of records at the Scottish Record Office. He is the author of "Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors," also published by Mercat Press.
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Book Description Mercat Press, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110114952310
Book Description Mercat Press, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-133-01-3954103
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801149523101.0