Find My Scottish Ancestors

Helping you to trace your family history

Thank you for visiting my website. 

I am sorry to say that I can no longer undertake research commissions, but I do hope that the family history research guides (below) may prove of interest to anyone seeking to trace their Scottish genealogy. 

I would encourage anyone in need of assistance with their research to contact a member of ASGRA
(the Association of Scottish Genealogists and Researchers in Archives) at

A beginner's research guide to finding out more about your Scottish ancestors

As the internet expands, so does remote access to various records online and these form a valuable resource to anyone trying to piece together their family tree...[read more]


A guide for researching Scottish emigration and finding emigrant ancestors

If your ancestors left Scotland at some point and went on to settle in another country, then your research may need to be focussed slightly differently to a search in which the family members always lived in the same country...[read more]


Scottish surnames, naming traditions and patronymics

How the names that your ancestors had could prove to be a great research tool when tracing your family tree...[read more]