Scottish Genealogy Society

About

Our centre exists solely for the purpose of family history research and is run by our knowledgeable and experienced volunteers. We have access to the largest collection of graveyard inscriptions in the country (many unpublished); OPRs on film for the whole of Scotland; a library of over 4000 volumes which focuses on family history, social history and Scottish and local history, including many volumes regarding Scots emigration; and a large collection of family histories contributed by individuals over the years.

Members also have:
- free access to ancestry.com and findmypast.com.
- A quarterly journal
- Regular electronic newsletters
- Workshops on specialised topics such as Censuses, Maritime records, Old Scottish Handwriting, etc
- Courses for beginners
- Winter programme of lectures
- Evening visits to the Scotlandspeople centre at Register House.

Location

15 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2JL
0131 220 3677

Contact

Liz Watson
Publicity secretary
0131 220 3677
Moira Stevenson
Librarian
0131 220 3677

Events List

Date Title Town/City
24 September, 2018 - 19:30 A Family Life Revealed Edinburgh
7 May, 2016 - 10:00 Beginners class: How to Research your Scottish family history Edinburgh
18 April, 2016 - 19:30 Elsie Inglis and Birth Records Edinburgh
21 March, 2016 - 19:30 Tranent Old Graveyard Edinburgh
15 February, 2016 - 19:30 AGM and talk by Joe Morrow, Lord Lyon: "Scratching the Surface" Edinburgh
16 November, 2015 - 19:30 Echoes of the Scottish Resurrectionists Edinburgh
19 October, 2015 - 19:30 Jane Gaugain: Edinburgh's Celebrated Author of Knitting Manuals Edinburgh
21 September, 2015 - 19:30 Scotland - The Genome of a Nation Edinburgh
20 April, 2015 - 19:30 Gretna and Gallipoli Royal Scots Memorials Edinburgh
16 March, 2015 - 19:30 Explore your Family History On-line Edinburgh
16 February, 2015 - 19:30 Scottish Genealogy Society AGM Edinburgh
19 January, 2015 - 19:30 The Bi-Centenary of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital Edinburgh
10 January, 2015 - 10:00 How to start your family history - Beginners class Edinburgh
17 November, 2014 - 19:30 Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of Rosebank Cemetery, Edinburgh Edinburgh
14 April, 2014 - 19:30 Rentals for the Buccleuch Estates Edinburgh
5 April, 2014 - 10:00 Family History Classes - Beginners Edinburgh