SCOTTISH FAMILY, BUSINESS AND BUILDING HISTORY RESEARCH

For anyone curious about their Scottish origins Your Scots Past provides professional, tailored research solutions.

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YOUR ROOTS

Every commission will be different and designed to provide the answers to your research question – from breaking through long standing ‘brick walls’ to in depth family, business or building histories.

An initial 30 minute consultation by telephone, video call or email will establish what you want to achieve and provide an estimate of the time required.

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Genealogy and Family History

Every commission will be different and designed to provide the answers to your research question – from breaking through long standing ‘brick walls’ to in depth family, business or building histories.

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House / Building History

Our research will combine the story of the land and architectural or structural development with the stories of the people who lived and worked there.

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Business History

A business history can be a powerful way to understand the working life of your ancestor or the story of a building.  Exploring the origins and development of a business through formal business records, newspapers and public records.

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Transcribing original documents

Records can be sourced and accessed in local archives, local history centres and at national centres including the National Records of Scotland and National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh.

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Whom I Shall See No More

Reginald Palmer (1893-1917) Standing in a Commonwealth War Graves cemetery or at a mass memorial such as Thiepval it can be easy to lose the

Great-aunt Jane

Ward Road, Dundee is a familiar route for me as I head into the centre of the city. I must have passed No 31 the