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

Researching Scottish family history is like detective work. I can find out secrets that may have been buried in records stretching back many generations.

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? Perhaps some research as a Christmas present?

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

As a genealogist, my specialism is Scottish family history. I take great care in searching through the records and putting together the larger historical picture for a person’s family.


One-place study – small steps on YouTube

Dabbling with YouTube… Here’s a a small photo video of my one-place study area in Orkney: North Walls and Brims. The population has dropped considerably since the 1850s, with brief but dramatic increases in the two world wars when there was a very high armed forces presence.

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