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The Surnames of Scotland : Their Origin, Meaning and History

By: Black, George F.

Price: $89.50  $89.46

Publisher: Edinburgh, SCT, Birlinn: 1996

Our Product Number: 606838


914 pages; This major reference work, first published in 1946, is a fully documented alphabetical listing of over 8,000 Scottish family and personal names and is an invaluable source of information for genealogists, historians and families interested in their Scottish ancestry. View more info

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Tracing Your Scottish Ancestry

By: Cory, Kathleen; Hodgson, Leslie

Price: $21.95  $21.94

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company:

Our Product Number: SCT008


Illus. , index. . 247 pages. This is the most practical, the most up-to-date, and the most informative guide to Scottish ancestry ever to come on the market. Packed with information and advice on basic research techniques, it focuses on the holdings of the two principal Scottish record repositories, the General Register Office at New Register House and the Scottish Record Office, both in Edinburgh. With records of births, marriages, and deaths before and after 1855 and c... View more info

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Ships from Scotland to America 1628-1828 Volume III

By: Dobson, David

Price: $18.50  $18.49

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company:

Our Product Number: SCT043


112 pages. One of the most difficult challenges facing genealogists is establishing where and when their immigrant ancestors arrived from Scotland. This is particularly true for the 17th and 18th centuries, periods for which records are far from complete. If the vessel the immigrant sailed on can be identified, then the ports of departure and arrival may also follow, and in turn this may indicate the locality from which the immigrant originated, thus narrowing the search... View more info

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Ships from Scotland to America 1628-1828 Volume II

By: Dobson, David

Price: $22.50  $22.49

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company:

Our Product Number: SCT040


Index. . 173 pages. This work is based on newspapers accounts and in records of the Exchequer now housed in the National Archives of Scotland. While not exhaustive, this work contains the names and the ports and dates of departure and arrival of the majority of ships carrying emigrants from Scotland to America prior to 1828. View more info

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The Original Scots Colonists of Early America: Caribbean Supplement 1611-1707

By: Dobson, David

Price: $20.00  $19.99

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co:

Our Product Number: SCT049


Index. 147 pages. The Scottish connection with the Caribbean started in 1611 with the voyage to the West Indies of the Janet of Leith. It was not until after 1626, however, that Scots actually settled in the Caribbean. In 1627 King Charles I appointed James Hay, Earl of Carlisle, a Scot, as Governor of the Caribbees, and this led to a steady trickle of Scots to Barbados and other islands. While there was a degree of voluntary emigration, it is likely that the majority of... View more info

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Scots in the Mid-Atlantic States, 1783-1883

By: Dobson, David

Price: $25.00  $24.99

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Pub Co:

Our Product Number: SCT050


142 pages. Naming an additional 3,000 Scots immigrants to the mid-Atlantic region, this book covers the hundred-years immediately following the Revolutionary War and provides a series of sketches conveying such information as the immigrant's place and date of birth and death, occupation, date of arrival and place of settlement in the U.S., and names of spouse and children. Who were these Scottish immigrants to the mid-Atlantic states? Little exists to record their depart... View more info

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Scottish-German Links, 1550-1850

By: Dobson, David

Price: $19.00  $18.99

Publisher: Clearfield:

Our Product Number: SCT053


110 pages. In the tradition of his earlier books on Dutch, Huguenot, and Polish connections to Scotland, Dr. David Dobson has now collected several thousand references that establish specific immigration connections between Scotland and the future country of Germany for the period 1550 to 1850.While the contents of these transcriptions vary considerably, each one of the roughly 1,200 entries nonetheless identifies a Scottish-German by name, date, city of residence, and t... View more info

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Scottish Genealogy Research

By: Dobson, David

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Pub Co:

Our Product Number: SCT054


4 pages. Genealogy at a Glance. Designed to cover the basic elements of genealogical research in just four pages, the "Genealogy at a Glance" series attempts to give you as much useful information in the space allotted as you’ll ever need. In less than a handful of pages (specially laminated for heavy use) it provides an overview of the facts you need to know in order to begin and proceed successfully with your research, allowing you to grasp the basics of rese... View more info

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The People of the Scottish Burghs: A Genealogical Source Book: The People of Perth: Part One Burgesses of Perth 1600 - 1699, Part Two People of Perth 1700 - 1799

By: Dobson, David

Price: $18.25  $18.24

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co: 2009

Our Product Number: SCT056


62, 42 pages; This is the second volume in a series of source records pertaining to the inhabitants of Scottish towns and cities in the 17th and 18th centuries, any number of whom or whose progeny ultimately made contact with the New World. As such, compiler Dr. David Dobson offers it as an aid to local historians and genealogists.Perth, a Royal Burgh since 1124, has a long tradition of self-government and therefore of burgesses, but, unfortunately, there are no survivin... View more info

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Scottish Clans and Tartans: 150 Tartans Illustrated in Full Colour

By: Grimble, Ian

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Lomond Books:

Our Product Number: 605258


271 pages. Tells the story of many major clans and tartans, and looks at the myths surrounding the origins of tartans and their development as a means of clan identity View more info

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Discover Your Scottish Ancestry: Internet and Traditional Resources

By: Holton, Graham S.; Winch, Jack

Price: $16.95  $16.94

Publisher: Lanham, Roberts Rinehart:

Our Product Number: SCT042


208 pp., illus., index View more info

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Scottish Ancestry: Research Methods for Family Historians

By: Irvine, Sherry

Price: $19.95  $19.94

Publisher: Provo, Myfamily.com:

Our Product Number: SCT021


Illus., index. . 249 pages. Explores the best way for a researcher anywhere in North America to approach Scottish family history research. View more info

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Scottish Roots: A Step-By-Step Guide for Ancestor-Hunters

By: James, Alwyn

Price: $14.95  $14.94

Publisher: Pelican:

Our Product Number: SCT009


Illus. . 181 pages. Scotland offers a vast array of facilities for doing genealogical research, and this book tells you exactly how to tap into the wealth of services and information when tracing your Scottish forebears. Use such resources as the New Registrar House, the Scottish Record Office, libraries, and Scottish folk museums, as well as on-location investigation. View more info

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Scottish Family Research

By: Konrad, J.

Price: $10.00

Our Product Number: SCT005


Index. . 56 pages. Contains a brief history of Scotland, information on immigration, and sources for searching in Scotland. View more info

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A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Scottish Ancestors: How to Find and Record Your Unique Heritage

By: Linda Jonas, Linda; Milner, Paul

Price: $21.00  $20.99

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Betterway Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Our Product Number: 608169


Full number line 5 4 3 2 1. ; Discovering Your Ancestors; This book provides easy, step-by-step instructions for researching Scottish records more easily and efficiently to discover your Scottish ancestors. The authors cover a broad range of topics, including getting started in Scottish research, accessing resources on the Internet, retrieving published records available at university and public libraries, and more. They also feature the records of an actual family to il... View more info

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Clan Macfarlane

By: McNie, Alan

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Jedburgh, Scotland, Cascade Publishing Company: 1983

Edition: Revised Edition

Our Product Number: 606727


34 pages View more info

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Scottish Family History

By: Moody, David

Price: $19.95  $19.94

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company:

Our Product Number: SCT006


This work advocates a broader, more searching approach to family history than mere genealogy. Based on the author's experience as a local history librarian in the East Lothian district of Scotland, he examines the Scottish family in relation to the great movements of local history, while providing instruction on the sources and techniques needed for successful family history research. Trades, professions, religions, clans and surnames, migration and emigration, labor and... View more info

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Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors: A Guide to Ancestry Research in the Scottish Record Ofice

By: Sinclair, Cecil

Price: $20.00  $19.99

Publisher: Edinburgh, The Stationery Office:

Our Product Number: SCT024


Index. . 155 pages. 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 reocrds, it not only explains step by step how to research records of births, marriages and will, but also directs the reader to a variety of o... View more info

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Tracing your Scottish Ancestors: A Guide to Ancestry Research in the Scottish Record Office

By: Sinclair, Cecil

Price: $10.25  $10.24

Publisher: Edinburgh, The Stationery Office (Formerly HMSO): 1997

Edition: Revised Edition

Our Product Number: 608166


Crease on front cover; 155 pages; 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 reocrds, it not only explains step by step how to research records of births, marriages and will, but also directs the reader to a... View more info

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Clans & Tartans

By: Way, George

Price: $8.49

Publisher: HarperCollins (UK):

Our Product Number: 605678


240 pages. Collins Pocket Reference S.. A beautifully illustrated guide to the histories of over 120 of Scotland's most renowned clans and families Clans & Tartans is the ideal introduction to the rich heritage of Scotland's clan and family history. This handy little little book features * the histories and heraldic details of over 120 of Scotland's most renowned clans and families * beautiful illustrations of the tartan and crest badge of each clan * engaging essays on ... View more info