Have you ever wondered what mysteries are tucked away in your family’s past?

Researching Scottish family history is like detective work. I can find out secrets that may have been buried in records stretching back many generations.

It can be a painstaking process delving through old documents but wouldn’t you like to find out who you are or what happened to your family members through the decades? Perhaps some research as a big birthday present? Or can I help you do your own research?

NB I am now only taking on research relating to Orkney or the north Highlands (Caithness, Sutherland, Ross & Cromarty), with a start date of September 2023 at the earliest currently.

Many people do their own research but there are pitfalls like coming up against a brick wall and the search can become too expensive. I take great care in searching through the records and putting together the larger historical picture for a person’s family.


Ten September events in the lives of North Walls and Brims people – part 2

September 2023 is the 10th birthday of the Society for One-Place Studies so, a little late in the day, I took up the #OnePlaceStudies10 blog prompt. Here is the second set of five short pieces on people from my one-place study in North Walls and Brims, chosen because of some event in their lives in  |  more…

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