The Society, based in Edinburgh and founded in 1953, helps with research into Scottish family and local history.
PROGRAMME OF CLASSES 2015 - 2016
These are all held on Saturdays from 10.00-12.00 in the Society Library. A brief out line appears below. For Full Details please click here.
||Irish Records: They all went up in smoke. Or did they? An introduction to Irish Family History by Jill Wiliams F.I.G.R.S.
||Old Scottish Handwriting: Peter Wadley and Jean Crawford of the National Records of Scotland will repeat the workshop they did last year on old Scottish handwriting and how to decipher it.
|Inheritance: Your family didn’t have to be extremely wealthy for someone to leave an inheritance. The subjects included will be: estates, land & sasine records, wills, commissary courts.
||Beginners: This module is just what it says - for beginners. Ken Nisbet, who has many years experience in researching family history will take this class.
||Places Available |
||Pre-1841 Population lists: Bruce Bishop has expanded and updated his previous talks on this subject and will show where to find them and what they contain.
||WW1 Naval Records:Ken Nisbet, a week after the anniversary of the Battle of Jutland, will give a workshop on WW1 Naval Records