Welcome to the Scots in New England’s Genealogical Section
Within this section, you will find everything dealing with finding your Scottish roots. We will explore sources, present articles, and give tips from my 43 years of genealogical research.
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Introduction To Doing Scottish Genealogy
Everyone starting to dive into Scottish genealogy needs a place to start. It is not always obvious. Some begin with a known Scottish ancestor and try to find where they…
Genealogical Seminar by Ronald W. Collins | Highland Games September 16-18, 2022
45 Minute Genealogical Seminars – 6 repeated sessions – for NH Scots NHSCOT – New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival, Highland Games September 16-18, 2022 30 minute PowerPoint Presentation: Introduction…
Genealogical Research Hands-On Seminar | September 14-15, 2022
For NH Scots, Highland Games NHSCOT – New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival, Two-day Seminar, September 14-15, 2022, 9 AM to 4 PM, limited to 20 people Outline: Day 1…
The Scots-Irish Settle in New Hampshire
By Ronald W. Collins From Historical New Hampshire, March 2020 ON APRIL 11, 1719, a group of sixteen Presbyterian families—from northern Ireland but of Scottish descent—arrived in what would become…
The Basics of Scottish Genealogical Research
Civil registration of births, marriages and deaths in Scotland was introduced in 1855. As you can imagine, birth records are extremely helpful in tracing Scottish ancestry. They provide the child’s name, sex and date and place of birth, they also sometimes include the date and location of their parents’ marriage.