Monthly Archives: April 2012

A series of death certificates with wrong details

A big advantage of tracing Scottish ancestors over English ones is that Scottish death certificates (started 1855) record the names of the father and mother of the deceased person. In England no parents are recorded on death certificates, and this … Continue reading

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Started digitising family photographs

Last night I started scanning the family photographs. I have a system now where I can sit on the sofa, with my laptop, and place the USB scanner beside me, and digitise a few photos at a time. I’m scanning … Continue reading

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