Everything you need to start your Scottish ancestry research is in this book. You'll learn how to solve research problems specific to Scottish genealogy records.
Inside you'll find:
• how and where to find Scottish vital records including civil registration, census, church, and land and probate
• methods for researching both online and in libraries
• an explanation of Scottish geographic and political terms, names and naming patterns, and record keeping practices
• information on clans and tartans, religion and languages in Scotland
• case studies that demonstrate how to use Scottish records to trace an ancestor and put together a family tree.