Eleven months out and the 2016 Genealogy Research Tour to Scotland is nearing capacity. Only TWO research spaces remain. As any family history researcher will tell you, there is great excitement when you find your ancestor in a document. Tangible verificati...
This weekend, in Kincardine Ontario, the Scots diaspora and descendants will gather for the annual Kincardine Scottish Festival. Kincardine and the surrounding villages & towns were settled by Scots who emigrated from Lewis, Uist, Skye, Colonsay, Oronsay an...
This is the last chance to sign up for the 2016
Genealogy Tour to Scotland next May. There are two spaces left and they will be gone by the time the
Highland Games are over in July, so if traveling to Scotland to do your
genealogy research is on your bucket...
Genealogy is offered as a post secondary degree in Scotland. The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow offers a degree in Genealogy and Heraldry. The University of Dundee hosts the Centre for Archive and Information Studies program. They are currently offering a significant discount to anyone registered on the #AncestryHour website. This website is free to register and offers Forums, Live Q&A Chats, a Blog and a way to connect with others doing genealogy research. CAIS will be doing the live Q&A chat on July 16th from 7:30 - 8:30 EST and have offered a discount as part of their promotion for this event.
Here is the link to register: http://www.ancestryhour.co.uk/register-for-live-qa-with-university-of-dundee-cais-16th-july.html
Scottish born, Canadian raised, Christine Woodcock had the best of both worlds, growing up immersed in Scottish culture. Realising that others of the Scots diaspora were not as fortunate, she started her business, Genealogy Tours of Scotland (https://www.genealogytoursofscotland.ca/) to allow others researching their Scottish roots the opportunity to return to the land of their ancestors, conduct family history research and deepen their sense of belonging to their ancestral kin.