Scottish Sources at the Society of Genealogists
In this talk, Sue Gibbons will cover general sources for Scotland as a whole such as: armed forces records, apprenticeship, education and occupations, Scots working and emigrating abroad, State papers and Historical Manuscripts, Commission reports, land and tax records and Wills including inventories and services of heirs.
She will also cover local sources about particular places: registers of churches, both the established church and nonconformist, civil registration records, monumental or tombstone inscriptions, Census indexes and returns, directories and poll books or lists of voters, publications of Scottish record societies, family histories and one-name studies both published and unpublished. Internet sources will also be covered in this comprehensive coverage.
This talk is free to members of Berkshire Family History Society and we request a donation of £5 from non-members. Pre-booking is required, because the meeting link will emailed in advance. Booking ends one day before event.
To join this meeting, you will need a computer device which has a microphone and speakers. Ideally, also a webcam. You also need to be able to access emails from this device. First time users will be asked to download a small piece of software to join the meeting. The meeting link will be emailed to you in advance. Technical help is available for those who need further assistance, please contact bo*****@be******.uk .
Sue Gibbons was the Librarian of the Society of Genealogists for almost 20 years. During this time she was responsible for managing a major Lottery funded project to convert the old card catalogue into computer form and make it available on the Internet. She has been a member of the Anglo-German FHS since 1987 and is a life member and Fellow of the Society of Genealogists.
She hopes to complete My ancestor was a Shopkeeper for the Society of Genealogists and a second edition of her book German pork butchers in Britain for the Anglo-German FHS is nearing completion.