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Scottish roots

a step-by-step guide for ancestor hunters

by Alwyn James

  • 244 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Pelican Pub. Co. in Gretna .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Handbooks, manuals,
  • Genealogy

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: MacDonald Publishers, 1981.

    StatementAlwyn James
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCS464 .J255 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination181 pages :
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26429908M
    ISBN 100882898027
    ISBN 109780882898025
    OCLC/WorldCa30114939

    Scottish Roots: Finding the Munros is a part fact, part fiction story of one family. The narrative describes Highland clan living in the ’s to Lowland life which included owning an iron foundry in the ’s in Arbroath. Emigration to the state of Illinois in America came in   Elvis Presley visited Scotland briefly in Elvis Presley's roots can be traced back to a village in Aberdeenshire, according to a Scottish author. Allan Morrison, from Greenock, said he had discovered that the musical icon's ancestors lived in Lonmay in the s.

    Together, they show how the multifarious roots embedded in contemporary Scottish life and letters bear fruit – often in surprising ways – and how the re-creation and reimagination of Scottish culture, its identities and its tropes, are being developed by a range of leading Scottish : Ian Brown, Jean Berton. This is a book about the state of the state of the Scottish Parochial Registers and gives valuable information as to what you can find and when by referring to them. Genealogical Collections Concerning Families in Scotland made by Walter MacFarlane Discovering Your Scottish Roots.

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