Instructor: Chris Paton
•Scotlands People, Family Search, Ancestry, FreeCen: content, comparison, assessment
•Essential Maps and Gazetteers
•Civil Registration and Census Research Online
•Searching in Church of Scotland Registers Online
•Scottish Wills and Inventories Online
•Take It From Here
Note: it is recommended but not required that students in this course sign up for the basic search option, 30 units/seven days, at ScotlandsPeople (cost is six pounds)
Each lesson includes exercises and activities; a minimum of 1 one-hour chat.
STUDENTS SAID: "I particularly liked the fact that the course didn't just focus on the well-known BMD resources available, but on a much wider range of websites, including many which give extremely useful background information on the geography and history of the localities where our ancestors lived." "a very knowledgeable Instructor"
To summarise - there are plenty of sites you may have used - but do you really know how to use them? And what about the other key sites you may never have heard of? This course provides a thorough grounding not only on the basics, but on the best research approaches to your work, to help you truly understand exactly what it is that you are looking at, and what you may still havew to consider.
See you there!
Professional genealogical problem solving and research
Researching Scottish Family History (New book)
Tracing Your Family History on the Internet (Even newer book!)