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.


Researching Scottish ancestry differs from researching ancestry in other parts of Britain. For centuries, Scotland has had its own administrative and record-keeping system, separate from and different from that in England and Wales.

Find your family’s connection

Know about your family’s connection to Scotland and how genealogical research is done.

Know about your family tree!

We welcome your feedback for the genealogical section of the Scots in New England. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Latest Articles