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Scottish Genealogy

Scottish Genealogy information

Scottish genealogy information for those researching Scottish Genealogy to trace your ancestors from Scotland is probably simpler than you think.

Discover your Scottish Roots at the international Genealogy Festival at the University of Strathclyde In Glasgow from
Tuesday 21st to Friday 24th July 2009

Make a package of it! Coming to the Scottish Open Championship Loch Lomond (18/19 July) or The Clan and Family Gathering in Edinburgh (25/26 July)? Then why not find out more about your family connections and attend the International Genealogy Festival which sits neatly between them from Tuesday 21st July until 24th July when the University of Strathclyde hosts Scotland’s first International Genealogy Festival.

Overseas Family History Societies, Clan & Family Associations and anyone with an interest in Scots at home and abroad, are invited to take part in the Exhibition and Lecture series. If you’re part of the Scottish Diaspora, or if you would like to discover more about family records in Scotland and overseas then join us for a worldwide celebration of Scots Genealogy, Family History and Heraldry with a major exhibition, lectures, historic walks and visits and much more!

The Festival is themed geographically by days:

• Day 1 – Tuesday 21 July 2009 – The Americas

• Day 2 – Wednesday 22 July 2009 – Australia and New Zealand

• Day 3 – Thursday 23 July 2009 – The British Empire (India, Asia, the Caribbean etc.)

• Day 4 – Friday 24 July 2009 – Europe and Russia

Scotland has the best maintained and most accessible set of vital testamentary and land records on the planet – a dream for genealogical researchers. Whether you are of Scots ancestry, have relatives who moved or now live abroad or are interested in tracing roots in Scotland, or just love the place and people , come and celebrate with us in 2009!

Scottish Genealogy information : How do I trace my roots.?

Trace your Scottish roots and ancestors and find your Scottish family tree with the help of
Scotland genealogy and Scottish family history resources includes the Mitchell Library which is one of the major centres for family history resources in the West of Scotland

For anyone researching their Scottish family history and ancestral records checkout

General Register Office (GRO)
All the records for births, marriages and deaths in Scotland are held at
New Register House
West Register Street
Edinburgh
EH1 3YY
Tel: 0131 334 0380
Fax: 0131 314 4400