Wednesday, 23 September 2009

Scottish family history - Edinburgh Evening News articles

I posted last week about an article in an Edinburgh newspaper concerning the ScotlandsPeople Centre (see Article on ScotlandsPeople in Edinburgh Evening News). There were a couple of interesting celebrity follow ups over the following two days:

In the first, you can read how the National Archives of Scotland was able to reveal a terrible tragedy to TV presenter Gail Porter, concerning her great grandfather's tragic death in a lighthouse, at
http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/topstories/Family-tragedy-secret-stuns-Gail.5650514.jp

And you can also read how the General Register Office for Scotland's Audrey Wyper established a 220 year ancestral history for Scottish boxer Alex Arthur, at
http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/features/Alex-Arthur-Weve-been-scammers.5654941.jp

Chris

www.ScotlandsGreatestStory.co.uk
Professional genealogical problem solving and research
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