Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy


The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

RCAHMS celebrated the Millennium with an exhibition of photographs and drawings selected from the National Monuments Record of Scotland which reflect, through the nation’s buildings, monuments and sculpture, the history of religious worship in Scotland since the advent of Christianity. The exhibition was launched in December 1999 at RCAHMS in Edinburgh and is currently travelling throughout Scotland.

Early Christian burials found at Edinburgh. Cat Stane Cemetery, Edinburgh

St Mary’s Parish Aberdeen

The exhibition is divided into five main period themes, each with a regional emphasis: Early Christian Scotland, with particular reference to Iona; the High and Later Middle Ages, focusing on the medieval diocese of Aberdeen; the Post-Reformation period to 1800, with special emphasis on Edinburgh and south-eastern Scotland; the 19th century, particularly in Dundee and Tayside; and the 20th century in Glasgow and west central Scotland

Durisdeer Parish Church (Dumfriesshire)

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