Monday, 14 Jan 2013 by Chris

Scotland's War Memorial Restoration

The Scottish Government and First Minister Alex Salmond have announced funding of £1,000,000 towards restoring the country's *war memorials*[].

Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 by Chris

What's new at Edinburgh city archives

Edinburgh city archive have released news on their latest developments.One of these is the start of the project to digitise Edinburgh's old burial records. The plan is to eventually place them on ScotlandsPeople. A similar project is underway for Glasgow.Further information at *Edinburgh*[] city archive*[http://http//]*

Friday, 28 Dec 2012 by Chris

39,000 Names Added to Fife Headstones Collection

Almost 39,000 names have been added by and Scottish Monumental Inscriptions to their ever growing database.The following Fife burial grounds and cemeteries are included.

Sunday, 27 May 2012 by Chris

Forth Rail Bridge Memorial

On Friday 18th May 2012, Alex Salmond the First Minister of Scotland unveiled two memorials to the men killed in the construction of the Forth Rail Bridge. Located at either end of the bridge in North and South Queensferry,the cast bronze memorials bear the names, ages and occupations of 73 men,known as 'briggers'. Around the base are the the words:

Tracing Family Tree

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Using the numerous repositories throughout Scotland and visiting your ancestral locations Scotland's Genealogy will endeavour to answer your enquiry. Whether a single event, family tree or social history we will offer a bespoke service.

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Scotland was the first country to establish a national system of registration for land and property 700 years ago.

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Petitions can be drawn up for eligible applicants to submit to The Lord Lyon King of Arms to matriculate new arms or existing arms.

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