Foundations of Scottish Genealogy 4 of 12: Using ScotlandsPeople for pre-1855 Old Parish Record

Dr. Bruce Durie
May 3, 2019
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About this webinar

Records of the three main sacraments – Baptism, Proclamation of Marriage and Burial – were the province of the Church until 1854. But which Church? What information do the records contain? And how can they be found? Indexes and actual documents are available at ScotlandsPeople. Kirk Session records are also available – digitised but not online (yet!). Also, a Scottish marriage may not be what it seems…

About the speaker

About the speaker

Dr. Bruce Durie is considered one of Scotland’s top genealogists, with an international reputation. He is perhaps best known for his eight-year BBC radio series, “Digging Up Your Roots” and “A House with A Past”, and he has authored over 30 books,
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