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Aberdeen & North East Scotland Ancestral Tourism Partnership

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An affiliation of archives, registrars, family history societies and other organisations that hold and promote genealogical resources for the north east of Scotland to visitors both at home and abroad.

Aberdeen & North East Scotland Family History Society

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Get friendly, helpful advice. We are the largest Family History Society in Scotland with a large genealogical library, with extensive Scottish and worldwide records.

Alan Godfrey Maps

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Publisher of Old Ordnance Survey Reprints from late 1800's to Early 1900's. Over 2800 maps have been published in the series, with over 180 for Scotland.

Ancestor Network

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Ancestor Network Ltd is a collective of leading professional genealogists based in Ireland. We focus on Irish genealogy research, advice, education, consultancy services and e-publishing.

www.ancestry.co.uk

Ancestry.co.uk

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Ancestry.co.uk is the largest online family history resource, with over 14 billion records and 60 million family trees. As you build your family tree, the site automatically searches for information on your ancestors, and gives you personal hints to point you in the right direction. You'll also find a range of expert advice to help you discover your family's past.

Angus Heritage

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If you have roots in Angus and would like information about the resources available to help you with your family history research, visit the Angus Heritage stand.

Association of Professional Genealogists

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APG members represent a broad range of genealogical expertise and are based throughout the world. You can search our directory by geographical region, specialty or member name at www.apgen.org .

Association of Professional Genealogists in Ireland

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Members of the Association of Professional Genealogists in Ireland will be offering free advice for anyone interested in tracing their Irish ancestors.

Association of Scottish Genealogists & Researchers in Archives

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Our professional genealogists will be in attendance to help with queries about research, or to advise on hiring a professional genealogist/researcher. Speak to an assessor about membership of ASGRA.

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Baseline Research

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Baseline Research offers an annotated timeline approach to capturing histories - telling the story from the perspective of those who have lived along the timeline of that history.

Belgium Tourist Board

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Did your ancestors fight at Waterloo, in Mons or in the Ardennes in French-speaking Belgium?  If so, join our Family Portrait Project, and enter our competition to win a fantastic prize.

Borders Ancestry & Borders Journeys

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Professional family history researchers and guided ancestral tour specialists in the Scottish Borders and North Northumberland. Preview the Berwick 900 “Our Families” project & events to be staged throughout 2015! 

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CELEBRATE SCOTLAND

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Celebrate Scotland is the online home of Scottish Memories and History Scotland. Visit our stand to collect complimentary copies of our magazines and enter our FREE prize draw to win prizes! Whether you’re interested in Scotland’s history, clans and castles, or memories of life in bygone Scotland, come and discover how our leading nostalgia and history magazines can help you celebrate your Scottish roots.

www.celebrate-scotland.co.uk

Centre for Archive and Information Studies

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Family History courses online. Innovative courses taught by expert genealogists and archivists. From basic to advanced, study a short course for leisure or a full Masters for a future career.

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Deceased Online

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Deceased Online is the only website specialising in statutory burial and cremation records, the most definitive and comprehensive resource for this type of data. They have a substantial and growing set of records for Scotland having just added all of Aberdeenshire Council's burial sites. Register scans, lair/grave details, maps and memorial photos and inscriptions are available. Searching is free, users only pay to download records and subscriptions are now available.

Deceased Online Ltd, The Elms Studio, Isham Road, Pytchley, Northamptonshire NN14 1EWPhone:01536 791568
01536 791568
www.deceasedonline.com
Deceased Online Ltd, The Elms Studio, Isham Road, Pytchley, Northamptonshire NN14 1EW

Dumfries & Galloway Archives & Local Studies

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Our Genealogist and Local Studies Officer will be available to answer your questions on how we can help you in your research and show you our FREE Historical Indexes online.

Dumfries & Galloway FHS

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DGFHS covers SW Scotland - Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire - Stranraer to Gretna, Langholm to Kirkconnel Well-stocked Research Centre in Dumfries, staffed by knowledgeable local volunteers; convenient for car and public transport. www.dgfhs.org.uk

Dumfries and Galloway Tours

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Galloway Holidays provide local knowledge and our contacts to help find places of interest for those on genealogy research in Dumfries and Galloway. Several years of successful tours.

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East Ayrshire Family History Society

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Questions about Ayrshire family history? Come and meet us at the show. We hold talks and workshops and are involved in transcribing and publishing local records. Visit our website www.eastayrshirefhs.co.uk.

EDINA

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Edinburgh University-based datacentre delivering online services and tools to benefit students, teachers and researchers in UK Higher and Further Education and beyond, including Statistical Accounts of Scotland and Addressing History.

EDLC Archives & Local Studies

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Advice on researching your East Dunbartonshire ancestors, displays of photos and archives, books for sale, plus a demo of our photo website www.edlcimages.co.uk. For more info visit http://www.edlc.co.uk.

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Family History at The Mitchell

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The one-stop shop for family history in Glasgow and the West of Scotland enabling you to research your ancestors from cradle to grave and everything in between.

FamilySearch

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FamilySearch is the world’s largest genealogy organisation. Millions use its free records and resources to discover their family history. Access is free through FamilySearch.org and 4,600 family history centres worldwide.

FamilyTreeDNA

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FamilyTreeDNA has the largest DNA database in the world, making it the most important resource to connect people in the UK with their ancestors in other countries. 

Federation of Family History Societies

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Has your family tree stopped growing? Are your roots restricted? Maybe your tree has wilted! The Federation of Family History Societies and the Scottish Association of Family History Societies are here to help revitalise your tree and give it a boost. Why not visit our stand and find out how?

Fife Family History Society

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Fife FHS supports those interested in family / local history in Fife. Books, journals and CDs available. Regular talks, advice and guidance. We look forward to meeting you at the show!

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Glasgow & West of Scotland Family History Society

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At our research centre you will have access to all our databases and extensive library. Most of of our local knowledge will help to get you over that brick wall

Guild of One-Name-Studies

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Members can register their chosen surname with the Guild and become the recognised worldwide leader of their study and access a wide range of related benefits, see details at www.one-name.org

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Kilted Cousins Family Trees

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Were your ancestors Physicians or Fishermen? Did they ride on a Clutha ferry? Kilted Cousins is a Scottish Genealogy company and can help you find out! www.kiltedcousinsfamilytrees.co.uk

www.kiltedcousinsfamilytrees.co.uk

Kresy-Siberia Virtual Museum

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Polish ancestors? Our Virtual Museum is dedicated to researching, remembering and recognising Polish citizens’ struggles in Eastern Poland and exile during WWII. We have over 60,000 people listed on our Memorial Wall of Names and several galleries showing the history of Kresy before the war, during the 1939 invasions by Hitler and Stalin, the deportations to Siberia and the refugee camps in India and Africa. Join our worldwide membership to access many useful reference materials. 

7 Barnstead Avenue, Manchester, M20 4UL
0161 445 6904
www.kresy-siberia.org

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Lanarkshire Family History Society

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Researching your ancestors who had lived mainly in Lanarkshire. Where they were born, lived, worked and died. On display a large range of M.I's Death Records, School Books, plus more.

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Mary Jean

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Organic, natural soap and skincare products lovingly handmade in rural Speyside. 

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE MEDAL OFFICE

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ADVICE ON MINISTRY OF DEFENCE MEDALS BOTH CURRENT AND HISTORICAL, INFORMATION ON HOW TO ACCESS SERVICE RECORDS.

My History

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Specialist supplier of charts, acid-free storage folders, pockets for documents and photographs, archival storage boxes, family tree wide format chart printing, springback binders, book publishing, software and Flip-pal mobile scanner.

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National Institute for Genealogical Studies

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National Library of Scotland

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The National Library of Scotland is a leading centre for the study of Scotland and the Scots. If you're researching your family history many of our resources may be relevant.

National Mining Museum Scotland

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National MIning Museum Scotland is a 5* visitor attraction set in the restored Lady Victoria Colliery in Newtongrange, Midlothian. 

National Records of Scotland (NRS)

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We create and look after many of the official records that are essential for Scottish ancestry research.

New Lanark World Heritage Site

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This restored 18th century cotton mill village has an extensive archive featuring photographs, oral histories, family history information, artefacts and a wide range of documents detailing the villagers lives.

Newtown Design Services

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Individually drawn and personalised quality Family Tree Drawing service from your research data, whatever format, electronic or hard copy. Option for inclusion in your family history book or website.

North of Ireland Family History Society

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Irish Ancestors? With 12 local branches and hundreds of Associate Members worldwide we can support your own research with our Journal, Newsletter, books, CDs, reciprocal research and Library look-ups.

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ORKNEY FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

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Orkney FHS helps those with Orcadian ancestry trace their roots in the beautiful Orkney Islands. Office open daily and website with searchable transcribed records.

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Poppyscotland

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Poppyscotland (Poppy Appeal) is the leading charity supporting ex-Servicemen and women and their families in Scotland. Please visit our interactive Every Man Remembered Stand – A nationwide tribute to the Fallen.

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ScotlandsDNA

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ScotlandsDNA traces your genetic inheritance beyond the written record, uniquely blending science and history to help you discover your ancient ancestry through YDNA (fatherline) and mtDNA (motherline) testing. And with autosomal DNA testing you can learn about your recent ancestral mix, telling you what proportions of your genome are linked to different continents around the world. Start your journey at stand A28 and find out more about Chromo2, the world’s most advanced genetic ancestry test.

ScotlandsDNA, Renwick Suite A, High Street, Melrose, Scotland, TD6 9PB
0845 241 4578
www.scotlandsdna.com

ScotlandsPeople

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Discover your Scottish ancestry with ScotlandsPeople, the official and unique genealogical resource for Scotland.
The ScotlandsPeople team will be on hand at our dedicated computer terminals at stand C10. Using the ScotlandsPeople website, our team will help you discover your Scottish heritage, trace your roots, and to piece together your family story.
 
For those looking beyond ScotlandsPeople, our archivists will be working at the Ask the Experts area to give advice about other family history  records available at the National Records of Scotland.

Scots Heritage & Scottish Field

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With the knowledge that around 35 million people of Scots descent are scattered across the world, Scots Heritage magazine is prescribed reading for those with a passion for our country. With unique and authentic articles on Scotland's rich history, Scots Heritage enjoys a readership of more than 32,000 across the world, many of whom have a strong desire to delve into their genealogy.

Scottish and British Historical Societies

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Explore your history with the Scottish Catholic Historical Association, the Scottish Economic and Social History Society, the British Scholar Society and the Scottish Historical Review Trust

Scottish Association of Family History Societies

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A showcase for members from Scotland and its neighbours. Representatives from Lancashire; Anglo Scots; Borders; North & South Ayrshire; Renfrewshire; Lothians; SGS; Central Scotland; Tay Valley.

Scottish Council on Archives

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The Scottish Council on Archives provides leadership for the archives and records management profession in Scotland. We build national and international partnerships, deliver strategic advice and research, and develop projects spanning stakeholder engagement, education and quality improvement. Joining us on our WDYTYA Live stand is a wide range of experts from across the Scottish archive sector, including business archives, local authority services, universities, specialist collections, conservation and many other professionals caring for records in Scotland.

Follow us on Twitter @ScotsArchives
www.scottisharchives.org.uk/live2014

Scottish Jewish Archives Centre

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Scottish Jewish Archives Centre has a wide-ranging collection of records and other material on the history of Jews in Scotland over the past 200 years. The Centre welcomes enquiries on Jewish family history in Scotland.

Scottish Monumental Inscriptions

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Scottish Monumental Inscriptions photograph and transcribe burial grounds from around Scotland. The information is transcribed then added to searchable CDs for Windows PCS,digital downloads are available for Mac users.

Scran

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Explore almost 400,000 records at www.scran.ac.uk, mostly from Scottish museums and archives. These high quality digital resources can be used to further research and illustrate your work. Visit B28 to get your special show offer.

Society of Genealogists

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Founded in 1911 and located in London, we are Britain's premier family history society. Anyone conducting research would benefit from our library's extensive resources, lectures, and publications.

SpeakingLives

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We are Oral Historians who record audio ‘life stories’ :fascinating memories, precious voices, accents and laughter. Our UK team of specially-trained Life Interview Consultants visit people at home and, using a series of carefully prepared questions, prompt spoken memories.  The sound of the person’s voice is professionally recorded and edited.  We then deliver your unique ‘life story’ as a beautifully packaged CD or mp3 file. It’s the perfect gift for now and future generations.

(+44) 0131 555 7580
www.speakinglives.com
mail@speakinglives.com

Suffolk Family History Society

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Transcriptions of the Baptism and Marriages Parish registers. Currently 1754 - 1900 and available in Deaneries on C.D. Transcriptions of Burial Index 1538 - 1900 county-wide also available on C.D.

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The Heraldry Society of Scotland

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The Society promotes heraldry in Scotland. It publishes journals, newsletters and books on heraldry and holds an annual programme of lectures. All those interested are welcome to join.

The Stewart Society

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Membership is open to all Stewarts/Stuarts. We may be able to help you with your family history search through our records and publications. 

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ULSTER HISTORICAL FOUNDATION

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Ulster Historical Foundation offers an ancestral research service, publishes books, organises family history conferences & lecture tours and runs a membership association - Ulster Genealogical & Historical Guild. www.ancestryireland.com

University of Strathclyde

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Take part in online learning from beginner to postgraduate level through the University of Strathclyde.

Postgraduate Course Administrator, Centre for Lifelong Learning, 40 George St, Glasgow, G1 1QE
www.strath.ac.uk/genealogy

Unlock the Past Cruises

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Stand C30 Web: www.unlockthepastcruises.com Offering major international genealogy conferences at sea with leading international presenters and great itineraries. Stop by to learn more and enter the draw for over

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West Lothian Family History Society

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Experienced members will be on hand to answer your queries and advise on what records are available for searching, including our three Burial CDs and our latest Linlithgow Poorhouse CD.

Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine

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Meet the team behind the magazine on stand B34 and take advantage of our exclusive subscription offer: try five issues for just £5!

0844 844 0939
www.whodoyouthinkyouaremagazine.com
wdytya@servicehelpline.co.uk

Who Do You Think You Are? Story

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Bring your family history to life. Create your own Who Do You Think You Are? Story and share your visual journey with family and friends. whodoyouthinkyouarestory.com

Working for Wildlife

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Yorkshire Group of Family History Societies

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Help, Advice and Information about family history in Yorkshire from representatives of the local Family History Societies. Find your Yorkshire roots.

You are being redirected to the Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine forum where you can meet other family history enthusiasts and have your say about the show