Gene Genie Scotland

Sources for Scottish family history research

Strachan monument in St. Combs graveyard

When so many Scottish records are available online, it's easy to assume you can research everything from the comfort of your own home. It's certainly true that the basic structure of your family tree is established from Statutory Registers of Births, Marriages & Deaths, Census Records and Old Parish Registers - but more often than not, the really fascinating details come from other sources found in small district record offices. That's when it pays dividends to consult a local expert familiar with more specialised records such as:

With ready access to archives throughout the Grampian area, Gene Genie Scotland is ideally placed to investigate your roots in Aberdeenshire, Banffshire, Kincardineshire and Moray, using the above sources in addition to Civil Registration records, Old Parish Registers and Census records.