Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors

Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors A Guide for Family Historians

Second edition

Paperback (28 Feb 2014)

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Synopsis

This fully revised second edition of Ian MaxwellÆs Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors is a lively and accessible introduction to ScotlandÆs long, complex and fascinating story. It is aimed primarily at family historians who are eager to explore and understand the world in which their ancestors lived. - He guides readers through the wealth of material available to researchers in Scotland and abroad. He looks at every aspect of Scottish history and at all the relevant resources. As well as covering records held at the National Archives of Scotland, he examines closely the information held at local archives throughout the country. He also describes the extensive Scottish records that are now available on line. - His expert and up-to-date survey is a valuable handbook for anyone who is researching Scottish history because he explains how the archive material can be used and where it can be found. For family historians, it is essential reading as it puts their research into a historical perspective, giving them a better insight into the part their ancestors played in the past. -

Book information

ISBN: 9781783030088
Publisher: Pen & Sword Family History
Imprint: Pen & Sword Family History
Pub date:
Edition: Second edition
DEWEY: 929.10720411
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: 200
Weight: 472g
Height: 234mm
Width: 163mm
Spine width: 14mm