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Title:
Tracing your Scottish ancestors : a guide to ancestry research in the National Archives of Scotland
Author:
National Archives of Scotland.
Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
Edinburgh : Mercat Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
vii, 213 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
"Includes latest Internet resources"--Cover.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781841830599
Format :
Book

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This guide provides an authoritative survey of the vast range of material held in the Scottish Record Office'records of Scottish national and local government, Scottish churches, law courts and private families and businesses. Written in an accessible style from the unique perspective of a custodian of the records, it not only explains step by step how to research records of births, marriages and wills, but also directs the reader to a variety of other, less well-known sources containing valuable genealogical information.Fully revised and updated, and containing a new chapter on the General Register Office for Scotland, this is the essential reference tool for anyone tracing Scottish ancestors.