How to start (and finish) researching your Scottish roots once and for all
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Many of us have Scottish ancestry but find it difficult to wade through history – and all those murky church records and online registers – to find it.
That’s why over the past six issues of Scotland, genealogy expert Chris Paton has been sharing his step-by-step advice on how to research your ancestry, and where to go about it. He’s pointed us in the direction of numerous invaluable resources – digital and physical – that will make all the difference in your search for your ancestors. So if you don’t know where to begin? Begin at the beginning, with Chris’ tips on pages 2-3 of this free digital magazine, which brings together our series on tracing your ancestry.
For previous readers of The Highlander, Scottish Life and Scotland Magazine, who have been brought together under the new Scotland title in an exciting merger, this special edition is for you. A welcome gift, you might say. We hope you enjoy it.
Published six times a year, every issue of Scotland showcases its stunning landscapes and natural beauty, and delves deep into Scottish history. From mysterious clans and famous Scots (both past and present), to the hidden histories of the country’s greatest castles and houses, Scotland‘s pages brim with the soul and secrets of the country.
Scotland magazine captures the spirit of this wild and wonderful nation, explores its history and heritage and recommends great places to visit, so you feel at home here, wherever you are in the world.