research links

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

Ardchattan

Thesis links to PhD's etc that mention 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

Histories of Scottish families

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

Genealogy links
The National Library of Scotland has a wide range of genealogical resources

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:

LAHS articles
http://www.lahsoc.org.uk/journals/journal_2011/13%20McDLornBrooch.pdf Lorn Brooch

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]
Rolls of Honour - National Library of SCotland

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

Images
http://www.openculture.com/2013/12/british-library-puts-1000000-images-into-public-domain.html
National Library of Scotland digital galleries
family history in National Library of Scotland digital galleries

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

Tax records
*www.scotlandsplaces.gov.uk Hearth tax, servant taxes, horse tax,
http://gams.uni-graz.at/context:htx - new site summer 2019, few records yet

Research resources
Wayback archive genealogy resources including USA census microfiches - like 1920 https://archive.org/details/1920_census
[*www.WolframAlpha.com - all sorts of lists of data]

Facebook

  • Scottish Genealogy
  • Ancestry
  • My heritage users group

Ancestry.com Family History Wiki
The Ancestry.com Wiki is made up of four kinds of fantastic content:

  • The Source: A Guidebook to American Genealogy
  • Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
  • Other great Ancestry.com content
  • Content added by public

https://genealogybargains.com/newest-bargains/

Google alerts - set up a search for surnames, special places, etc that will be emailed to you


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