- Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors: A Guide For Family Historians
- Paperback - Pen & Sword Family History
This guide to records of Scottish ancestry puts family history research into a wide historical perspective. It offers detailed social history on how our ancestors lived and gives information on all the records kept by major archives and museums. It also features less well-known local museums and archives.
- This Too Shall Pass: Reflections On East Lothian
- Hardback - Birlinn
Between 1883 and 1890, John Martine wrote three volumes of reminiscences on the parishes of the County of Haddingtonshire. Inspired by these books, Roddy Martine embarks on a voyage of revelatory discovery as he traces his family connections with East Lothian over a period of more than 900 years.
- The Complete Book Of Tartan: A Heritage Encyclopedia Of Over 400 Tartans And The Stories That Shaped Scottish History
- Hardback - Lorenz
This is a comprehensive directory of tartans, both ancient and modern, containing illustrations of up to 400 tartans. It details the cultural and historical development of Scotland, and her determination to maintain political independence and national identity.
- Collins Tracing Your Scottish Family History
- Hardback - Collins
Renowned genealogist Anthony Adolph unveils a wide range of tools and information available, specific to discovering your Scottish ancestry - whether you are starting your trail in Scotland or from somewhere else in the world.
- The Long Horizon
- Paperback - Birlinn
More than a chronicle of a life spent farming in the Scottish Highlands and a family portrait of the clan Fraser of Lovat, this work is also a collection of stories which reflect the changes of both attitude and affluence which have revolutionized Highland life.
- The Lords Of The Isles
- Paperback - Birlinn
This is the first modern account of one of the epic stories of Scottish history, the rise and fall of Clan Donald. Tracing its origins back to the great Somerled, this book charts the steady ascent of Clan Donald.
- Scots Kith & Kin: A Guide To The Clans & Surnames Of Scotland
- Paperback - Collins
Listing Scottish family names and their clan affiliations, this guide gives information on where and when particular surnames originated, the clan to which they belong and its history, other related surnames and the correct tartan to wear.
- Rooted In Scotland
- Paperback - Luath
Cameron Taylor believes that the search for ancestors helps you to work out who you really are and his book is a user's guide to ancestor-hunting, giving advice on the best websites, archives and libraries to start from and, generally, demystifying the trail.
- Poet's Progeny
- Paperback - AuthorsOnLine
The first and illegitimate child of Robert Burns was Elizabeth Burns, his Dear Bought Bess. The poet loved and worshipped his daughter in life and in verse. Whatever failings led to her birth, Elizabeth Burns' life was treasured. This is their story carefully captured before it was lost forever.
- The Scottish Family Tree Detective: Tracing Your Ancestors In Scotland
- Paperback - Manchester University Press
This practical guide meets the new challenges and opportunities offered by computers and the internet, which has opened new horizons for research everywhere online and in documents. The text explains how to plan your research routes, solve the problems and get through brick walls.
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