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Scotland Magazine Issue 99

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Articles from Ancestry

A Coat of Arms... What an achievement
There is an increasing demand from citizens of the USA and other countries who want to acquire an official and legal Coat of Arms in Scotland. Dr Bruce Durie explains the process

June 2015, Issue 81, page 50

Annie Lennox
Annie Lennox has been a star for 30 years, the latest in a long line of fine Scottish singers. Dominic Roskrow reports

April 2008, Issue 38, page 65

Arms across the Irish sea
The link between Scotland and Ireland is a strong one, never more so than with Ulster. David Gordan looks at the association and its implications worldwide.

March 2005, Issue 19, page 24

Colin Montgomerie
Colin Montgomerie is one of the world's most famous golf players. We look into his ancestry

November 2007, Issue 35, page 47

DNA Testing For Scottish Ancestry
Dr Bruce Durie explains the basics of genetic genealogy

February 2016, Issue 85, page 44

Do you have Scottish Ancestry?
If so, there's a website that will allow you to trace your Caledonian heritage and find out exactly where your forefathers came from, and what they did as Martin Vousden reveals

January 2004, Issue 12, page 23

Dogs Have a Family Tree Too
Carol Byers explains how a 19th Century oil painting has revealed the 200 year old Scottish roots of the Dandie Dinmont Terrier

April 2015, Issue 80, page 40

Donald Trump
The American tycoon is currently and somewhat controversially re-establishing a link with Scotland. And he is from Scottish family.

March 2008, Issue 37, page 63

Ewan McGregor
Ewan McGregor has become something of a national treasure. But for a man whose career has taken him across the galaxy, he has remarkably humble roots.

August 2008, Issue 40, page 63

Finding your roots
Genealogy has grown into big business, but how easy is it to track your ancestry and find out about your relatives? Dominic Roskrow reports in part one of our guide

February 2007, Issue 31, page 46

Gordon Brown
In recent issues we have looked at how you can find out about your ancestors through genealogy. In a new series we look into the ancestry of some famous Scots. First up, British Prime Minister Gordon ...

August 2007, Issue 34, page 45

In search of Peter Pan
As Peter Pan reaches his centenary, Nicola Lisle traces his Scottish roots

July 2004, Issue 15, page 36

Making the journey
In the last issue we looked at how to about researching your family tree. But how do you go about actually visiting the home of your ancestors? Dominic Roskrow reports

April 2007, Issue 32, page 41

Ronnie Corbett
Comedian Ronnie Corbett loves Scotland and has stayed close to his Scottish roots

June 2008, Issue 39, page 63

Scots abroad: how to trace your Scottish ancestry overseas
In the first two parts of this series we looked at how Scottish ancestry can be researched within Scotland. But what happens when the trail leads overseas? Dominic Roskrow reports

June 2007, Issue 33, page 61

Sean Connery
Sean Connery is one of the world's best loved stars, and as Dominic Roskrow reports, his is a true rags to riches story.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 63

Scotland Magazine Issue 85

Scotland Magazine Issue 85
Regional Focus: Midlothian, DNA Testing for Scottish Ancestry, Shetland Wildlife, Lords of Inobedience.

Published February 2016.

Scotland Magazine Issue 81

Scotland Magazine Issue 81
Western Approaches, A Hundred Years in the Highlands, Family Crest, Cabisdale, 10 Best Manmade Wonders.

Published June 2015.

Scotland Magazine Issue 80

Scotland Magazine Issue 80
Spirit of Speyside, Scottish Hotel Awards, Dandie Dinmont, Rosslyn Revisited, 10 Best Spring Walks.

Published April 2015.

Scotland Magazine Issue 40

Scotland Magazine Issue 40
Orkney and Shetland - The merchants and their city - Ghosts of Glencoe - 10 Best museums - The Rough Wooing - Whisky Special and much more....

Published August 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 39

Scotland Magazine Issue 39
10 Festivals not to miss - Edinburgh - Scottish Weddings - Golf Special - Traditional Ways - The last outlaw - Scotlands own Salem .. and much more.

Published June 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 38

Scotland Magazine Issue 38
Free Travel Guide - 13 Castles in Aberdeenshire - 10 Best Beaches - Haunted St Andrews - Glasgow, what to do - Jute City and much more....

Published April 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 37

Scotland Magazine Issue 37
Top 10 must see attractions - Northern Highlands - Self Catering Holidays - Iron Age Brochs and much more.....

Published March 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 36

Scotland Magazine Issue 36
Perth and Kinross - 50 Things you didn't know about Scotland - Cawdor Castle - Gold Fever - Scottish Churches - and much more....

Published December 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 35

Scotland Magazine Issue 35
10 Castles for hire - Secret Walks - Historic seaside landmarks - Earls of Argyll - Five of the best artist holidays - Aberdeen and Grampian - Winter Hotels - Tall Ships.

Published November 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 34

Scotland Magazine Issue 34
Striling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs - Edinburgh's high spots - Discovering malt whisky - 10 Best Hotels - Border Raiders - Brodick Castle - Abandoned Islands.

Published August 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 33

Scotland Magazine Issue 33
Castle of Mey - Royal Scottish Retreat - Ghillie Brown - The first Highland charge - Scottish Photography - Edinburgh Tattoo - Fishing for history - National Gallery - Act of Union.

Published June 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 32

Scotland Magazine Issue 32
Icons of Scotland - Smuggling - The real Macbeth - Ayrshire & Arran - Caithness - Kelburn Castle - Aberdeen galleries - Bagpipes - Clan Macpherson.

Published April 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 31

Scotland Magazine Issue 31
Argyll & Bute - Where to go and what to see - King James IV - On the war path - World War II - Genealogy - Spooky Edinbugh - Bonnie Prince Charlie - Falkland Palace - Broughton Gallery - Highland Games - Clan MacKay.

Published February 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 19

Scotland Magazine Issue 19
Cowal and Bute - Golf Hotels - Festival times - Tullibardine - Gastro Hotels - Ulster Scots - Top tourist destinations.

Published March 2005.

Scotland Magazine Issue 15

Scotland Magazine Issue 15
Wondeful Orkney - Glasgow a guide to Scotland's liveliest city - Golfing hotels - Icons of Scotland Results - Walter Scott Walk - JS Barrie - Kirks and cathedrals - Highland Games.

Published July 2004.

Scotland Magazine Issue 12

Scotland Magazine Issue 12
Blair Castle and Atholl Palace - The Borders - Out and about in the Lowlands - Ancestors on-line - Fortress castles - Iain Banks - Culloden - Winter wildlife.

Published January 2004.