Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

30/10/2008

Rediscovering your Scottish roots

In recent years, the increasing availability of information and ease of international travel has led more people than ever before to set about the adventure of investigating their ancestry. For Canadians the recent online launch of the Canadian Passenger Lists 1865-1935, and the unveiling of the bronze statue “Exiles” in Winnipeg, offers a great opportunity to rediscover Scottish roots. Ahead of Homecoming Year 2009, we look at some of the resources keen family historians can use to trace their Scottish forebears, and examine the impact of Scots migrants on one of their principal destinations, Canada. for more click here

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