Have you ever wondered what mysteries are tucked away in your family’s past?

As a Scottish family history detective, I can find out secrets that may have been buried in records stretching back many years.

It can be a painstaking process delving through old documents but wouldn’t you like to find out who you are or what happened to your family members through the decades?

Many people do their own research but there are pitfalls like coming up against a brick wall and the search can become too expensive.

With my wealth of experience in genealogy and research, I take great care in searching through the records and putting together the larger historical picture for a person’s family.

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Neptune’s baptism

A few weeks ago I came across a very unusual baptism record,  dated 12 April 1750, in the parish of Kirkwall, Orkney.  It was the baptism of “a Negroe usually called Neptune”. He was “in the service of Mr Fraser Officer in the Military” and, the record continues, “after having Resided several months in this  |  more…

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