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*[[Scotland Strategies for Locating Births, Marriages and Deaths|Strategies]] for locating births, marriages, and deaths
 
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==News and events==
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== News and events ==
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*[http://www.scothist.org/ Scottish Family History Fair], Aberdeen, 25th April 2009 - SAFHS  
 
*[http://www.scothist.org/ Scottish Family History Fair], Aberdeen, 25th April 2009 - SAFHS  
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*[http://www.homecomingstirling.com/ Family History Conference], Stirling, 19-21 June 2009
 
*[http://www.strathclydegenealogy.co.uk/igf.htm International Genealogy Festival] at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, 21-24 July 2009  
 
*[http://www.strathclydegenealogy.co.uk/igf.htm International Genealogy Festival] at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, 21-24 July 2009  
 
*[http://www.clangathering.org Clan Gathering] in Edinburgh, July 25 & 26, 2009
 
*[http://www.clangathering.org Clan Gathering] in Edinburgh, July 25 & 26, 2009

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Welcome to the page for Scotland! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. This page is the portal to all that the wiki has to offer on Scotland. Through the Scotland portal page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Scotland records of genealogical value. However, these pages are works in progress and their content will grow with time. We invite you to contribute information.

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Research Strategies:

  • Strategies for locating births, marriages, and deaths

News and events

Did you know?

  • An index of 21,000 passengers who left the ports of Glasgow and Greenock for non-European ports is available online at Aberdeen University. The dates are 1 January and 30 April 1923, and at other Scottish ports between 1890 and 1960. You can find these records on the Scottish Emigration Database
  • Hebridean Connection is a new and ongoing site useful for those searching in the Western Isles of Scotland.
  • One of the saddest events in the history of the Gareloch is the K13 submarine disaster, which took place during World War 1 on January 29 1917.