Tag Archives: Scottish Genealogy

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun – Signs You Have GOCD

Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings has another Saturday Night Genealogy Fun Challenge.  He says… Hey genea-addicts, it’s Saturday Night - time for more Genealogy Fun! Your mission, should you decide to accept it (and I hope that all of you do!), is to: 1)  … Continue reading

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The “Where I’m From” Poem (for SNGF) Compendium

I realise I’m a week late with this, but it’s too late, I’ve written my poem, so I’m handing it in anyway.  Better late than never :-) Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings  issued a challenge to write a poem based on … Continue reading

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One Lovely Blog Award so I’m not just talking to myself!

I’m tickled pink to have received the One Lovely Blog Award from Lisa Ellam at Faces of my Family and Amanda Epperson at the Scottish Emigration Blog and I’m rather shame-faced that it has taken me a while to get round … Continue reading

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1911 Scottish Census Cake anyone? Wordless Wednesday

The 1911 Scottish Census data was released yesterday and there was a party atmosphere in the search rooms at Register House in Edinburgh.  I took a few photos (check out the cake!) and posted them on my other blog, Scottish … Continue reading

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Mischief personified – Sepia Saturday 65

I usually enjoy looking at Alan’s Sepia Saturday pictures and taking my lead from his photo, but I’m going my own way this week.  I can’t resist this pic of my Dad as a wee lad in his kilt, attending … Continue reading

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my new website

Some of you will already know that I work as a genealogist in Scotland – my hobby obsession turned into my Dream Job and I feel very fortunate that I am able to support myself financially while doing something that … Continue reading

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Where I carry out my genealogy research

As Alan is on his online tour of archive images and has reached Edinburgh, I thought for my Sepia Saturday post that I’d show you where I carry out my genealogy research in Edinburgh – General Register House, at the … Continue reading

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Weather-related names #genealogy

We awoke this morning to be greeted by this and it’s far too early on in the winter to be starting with all this snow and travel disruption nonsense.  Inspired by Thomas MacEntee’s great Destination:  Austin Family post on Thanksgiving where … Continue reading

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Perthshire Amber Festival

As I’m sure you all know (both of you), the Perthshire Amber Festival kicks off tomorrow and I have Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s River Room booked at 1.30 for my very exciting, interesting, inspiring and innovative talk on how Dougie MacLean … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Fun: Who’s to blame?

I’m a bit late with this, but Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings issued this challenge: Your mission, should you decide to accept it (and we need more of you to do this, otherwise it may end…), is to: 1)  Read Brenda … Continue reading

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