research links

A place to add online links that might help you research your families, in Ardchattan and beyond.

Ardchattan

The main places

http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk
.. does not include hearth tax records
Maps of Scotland
National Records of Scotland
http://www.scotlandsfamily.com
http://www.scotsgenealogy.com/
Search the NRAS online register.
Search the Scottish Archive Network catalogue.
find a grave
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Scottish Record Society
Commissariot of Argyll: Register of Inventories, 1693-1702 Francis J. Grant, W.S., 1909

Free UK site .. more for English records but some Scottish especially in the census when looking for people who have gone "missing"
http://www.freebmd.org.uk/ http://www.freecen.org.uk/ http://www.freecen.org.uk/
http://www.freeukgenealogy.org.uk/ and their blog

lots of online books, links, old publications

Deaths
Deceased online - a pay to view database linking a variety of resources, check how much information might be available in these registers.

Newspapers

Argyll

Family trees .. BEWARE . . these are not reliable sources

Archive databases

Morayshire : http://libindx.moray.gov.uk/mainmenu.asp
general history
http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/higherscottishhistory/index.asp
http://www.ourmigrationstory.org.uk/ A website on the history of migration to Britain:

Military
red cross search WW1
Aug 2014
Free First World War Family History Guide
http://www.whodoyouthinkyouaremagazine.com/news/free-first-world-war-family-history-guide

download it here.. not sure how long it will be there - : http://cdn.immediatecontent.com/websites/wdytya-magazine/secure-content/special/WDYTYA_WW1_2014.pdf
[*www.greatwar.co.uk The Great War]

Glasgow
thesis archives
Mitchell Iibrary
[* CRASSOC .. caledonian railway]

Images
http://www.openculture.com/2013/12/british-library-puts-1000000-images-into-public-domain.html

Maps
https://www.google.co.uk/maps
http://maps.nls.uk

Software
http://www.zoompast.org/
http://www.twile.com Timeline .. now in with find my past

online archive and searching

Societies
THE GLASGOW & WEST OF SCOTLAND FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
[*www.safhs.org The Scottish Association of Family History Societies]
Tay Valley FHS
Association of Scottish Genealogists & Researchers in Archives
Aberdeen and North East Scotland Family History Society
Family and Community Historical Research Society (£21.00)

Surnames
https://macintyregathering.com/

DNA help
https://www.facebook.com/groups/geneticgenealogytipsandtechniques/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/scottishdna/
Youtubes
https://youtu.be/-9Cm1tkLtxc John MacFarlanes talk on Muckairn folk and folklore

other places which are random and might cost you money for records that are available elsewhere
Old Scottish
Ebay search for names and places

research and genealogy blogs / newsletters
https://blog.nrscotland.gov.uk
https://www.lostcousins.com/newsletters2/xtrafeb18news.htm


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