25 Mar 2017

Finding Scottish Ancestors Webinar & Guide

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Join me on Saturday 1 April 2017 at 10 a.m. PDT, when I present Finding Scottish Ancestors Online. This webinar is part of the 2017 bimonthly series hosted by the Southern California Genealogical Society. Registration is free; sign up to attend clicking here. For FAQs about this webinar, click [...]

26 Aug 2016 2016 Sale

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The 2016 sale deadline approaches. Get double credits on vouchers for England, Wales, Republic of Ireland, and Scotland burial records if you order before midnight (British Summer Time) on 29 August 2016. All voucher purchases double in value under the "buy one get one free" offer. Voucher purchases start at £5.00 (approx. US$6.57). [...]

23 Jun 2014

Free Scottish Research Webinars

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Free Scottish Research Webinars are being offered this week by the Family History Library. These are part of a series of webinars that will be made available on a monthly basis throughout the rest of the year. The Family History Library will announce future webinars on the FamilySearch blog. Of the [...]

31 Dec 2013

Happy New Year from My Viking Ancestors

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Courtesy Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images Happy New Year from my Viking ancestors (and their descendants) to all my readers. Hogmanay celebrations are underway with a torchlight procession through the center of Edinburgh to kick off three days of celebration. Hogmanay is the Scots word for the last day [...]