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Wiki Tree Scottish Clan Project Resource Page

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Scottish Clan Project

This is a resource page to be linked to the Scottish Clan Project which will primarily house resources and reflect updates.

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Scottish Clan Project Google Group

See: Google Community for a location for project members and others to comment or raise issues regarding the project. Our G2G location is the best place to post queries regarding research.

Internal Resources

Category: Peerage of Scotland This has links for categories that should be added to clan profiles if appropriate. Pre 1770.

Category: Peerage of the United Kingdom This replaced the Peerage of Scotland and Great Britain after 1801.

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Clan Specific Resources

Clan Chiefs

Individual Clans

  • Scottish Clans and Septs - Over time, many septs have become clans in their own right and, in the political turmoil that Scotland has seen over the centuries, many others came to be related to more than one clan.
  • Whats my Clan - Find out here if your family name is associated with a clan or a tartan. Some names are associated with a district tartan rather than a Clan
  • RampantScotland -Rampant Scotland has histories of a large number of clans and families who have been significant in the making of Scotland. These histories contain links to other sources of useful information including clan/family Web sites

Tartans

  • Whats my Clan - Find out here if your family name is associated with a clan or a tartan. Some names are associated with a district tartan rather than a Clan

Dictionary

DNA Projects

Help with Documents

  • Scottish Hand Writing - This website offers online tuition in palaeography for historians, genealogists and other researchers who have problems reading manuscript historical records written in Scotland in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.

Festivals and Games Locator

  • Clan History and Links - This page is dedicated to assisting you with finding Scottish Clans, Games, Festivals, Piping Debates, Retailers and Celtic associated Activities in North America and Scotland.

Historical Society Links

  • Rampant Scotland -Rampant Scotland has histories of a large number of clans and families who have been significant in the making of Scotland. These histories contain links to other sources of useful information including clan/family Web sites.

History

  • National Mining Museum Scotland - The National Mining Museum Scotland is the national coal mining museum for Scotland and cares for the Lady Victoria Colliery and the national coal mining collections. The collections at the museum comprise over 60,000 items, including objects, archive material, photographs and books.
  • Mining Links - Anyone with an interest in mining memorabilia and mining history may find the following links of use.

Immigration Records

If the country you're looking for is not listed, try the following. Use a search engine (for example Google Search) and enter the following for the search criteria "Name of Country Immigration Records". Then look for the Government web site in the list of results.

Maps

  • Mapco - Great Site for Old Maps

Military

Scottish Military Museums

Money

  • Current Value of Old Money - This site has many links for answering the question "how much would a specified amount of money at a certain period of time be worth today?"

Museums

  • Scotland's Museums Find a Museum or Gallery in Scotland, an easy tool to find what museum you want to look at.
  • Collections Trust Link Collections Link is a collaboration of more than 20 national professional groups, bodies and associations who are responsible for providing advice and support to museums, archives, libraries and other collections-holding organisations. Fact Sheets, help, hints and tips for storing collections.

Proverbs, Quotes, and Stories

Region Specific Sources

North America

United Kingdom and Ireland

  • Scotland's People - The official Government site for Births, Marriages, Deaths, Wills and Old Parish Records. Fee by Day Search, Three Month, etc.


One Name Study Societies


Research

  • Electric Scotland This is a fantastic site where links to books, publications, articles. Sources which have been published and are great for research and citation and documentation of facts. Free.
  • Mitchell Library one of the largest public reference libraries in Europe and has great online resources on virtually anything you need.
  • The Scots Peerage : founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland containing an historical and genealogical account of the nobility of that kingdom. Free.
  • Kittybrewster.com - This site was compiled and published by Sir William Arbuthnot and lists sources and documents related to the Arbuthnot family around the world. Additional links provide resources and documentation of this and related families.
  • GenGuide - The idea behind the GenGuide is to offer beginners and experienced genealogists and family historians an easy and convenient way to find descriptions of and information on genealogical sources. Keeping track of developments in new databases, web sites and reference books is a challenge and one of the aims of the GenGuide is to provide a facility where these resources are easily and quickly found.
  • The Peerage by Darryl Lundy. A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.

Sourcing Citing Documentation

  • Evidenced Explained Facebook Page Elizabeth Shown Mills, a highly credentialed and experienced genealogist, has long been recognized as a leader in setting professional standards in her field, especially regarding sources - why, when and how to source a fact in a family tree.


Certification programs

Professional Genealogy Services





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