Genealogy is more than just
names, dates and places...
However, this is
where you start in determining your family history. Later you will add the
historical, social, economic, religious and other aspects that will help
family originally came from
why they moved
what were the
motivations for migration, changes in occupation and so on
how the family
changed over time
when were the
major events that affected them
researchers can take you beyond the basic Birth/Baptism, Marriage,
Death/Burial and census records to help you paint a more complete picture of
you and your ancestors.
But even the most
basic records can be misleading - mis-transcriptions, false entries, honest
mistakes and downright untruths can mislead the unwary. Experienced
researchers know the pitfalls and solutions.
we do not restrict ourselves to Scottish research, but can carry out
investigations in any country in the world and in any archive.
distributions can be a vital clue as to ancestral origins and to where
records may exist.