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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lebanon PL - Lebanon HER 929.1072 DUR (Text) 34330513245275 Heritage Center - New Book Shelf Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield IC 929.1 Durie (Text) 31208912351733 new local history & genealogy Checked out 08/27/2018
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 929.1 DURIE (Text) 33946003331878 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780750984225
  • ISBN: 0750984228
  • Physical Description: 364 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), maps, facsimiles, coat of arms, genealogical tables ; 25 cm
  • Edition: Fourth edition.
  • Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire : The History Press, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Fully revised and updated"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface -- Introduction -- 1. The Scottish censuses of 1841 to 1911 -- 2. Statutory registers of birth, marriage and death post-1855 -- 3. Old parish registers -- 4. Church and religious records (including Catholic) -- 5. Census substitutes -- 6. Trades, crafts, professions and offices -- 7. Courts and the Scottish legal system -- 8. Charters -- 9. Local records: burgh and parish -- 10. Scottish wills and testaments -- 11. Land and maps -- 12. Feudal land tenure, baronies and titles -- 13. Palaeography -- 14. DNA, genetic genealogy and 'Scottishness' -- 15. Clans, families, crests and tartans -- 16. Scottish heraldry and coats of arms -- 17. Resources (Gaelic words in English ; Scots legal and genealogical glossary ; Latin glossary for genealogy and history) -- 18. Internet resources -- 19. Scottish monarchs: reigns and genealogies -- 20. Organising your research.
Summary, etc.:
A comprehensive guide to tracing Scottish family history, this book is designed to exploit the rich resources that the country with possibly the most complete and best-kept set of records and other documents in the world has to offer. Using worked examples and addressing the questions of DNA, palaeography, and the often confusing issues of clans, families, and tartans, Bruce Durie covers both physical and electronic sources, reminding the reader that there are more routes to follow than just the internet, and that not everything written down is correct. Comparisons are made with records elsewhere, and all of the 28 million people throughout the world who claim Scottish ancestry will find something here to help, challenge, and stimulate. Complete with templates and methods which will enable family historians everywhere to exploit the resources available, this is the definitive reader-friendly guide to genealogy and family history in Scotland.
Subject: Scotland > Genealogy.
Scotland > Genealogy > Archival resources.

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