Useful Links

These are websites not published by the Society that you may find useful.
Content is the responsibility of the provider, and the Society has no control over them, and does not accept any responsibility for them.
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Local History and Family Websites:
Am Baile: Digitised archives for language, culture & history of Highlands & Islands (including newspaper indexes) - www.ambaile.org.uk 
Hebridean Connections: Genealogy, history, traditions, culture and archaeology of the Western Isles - www.hebrideanconnections.com 
County Sutherland:
Resources & family history for Sutherland - www.countysutherland.co.uk
Ross & Cromarty Roots: Includes image library of gravestone inscriptions in Ross & Cromarty - www.rosscromartyroots.co.uk
Fearn Peninsula Graveyards: Graveyards Project with names of 6838 individuals - www.fearnpeninsulagraveyards.com
The Lost Families of Stratherrick: Frasers, MacBeans, MacGillivrays, MacQueens etc - www.garthbeg.com
Friar Street Chisholms: An Inverness Family - www.friarstreetchisholms.me.uk
George Hamilton Family History: A Member's Family Trees - http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/h/a/m/George-Hamilton/index.html
Kennedy One-Name Study: Surname study of the Kennedys in Scotland including Lochaber branch - http://www.kennedydna.com/kennedy_one_name_study.htm
The Auld Family: History of the Auld (& variants) family of Caithness - www.familyauld.org.uk

Local History and Heritage Groups in the Highlands are listed at: www.highlandroots.org/Contacts/Local-Hist-Socs.htm
Highland Clan Societies are listed at: www.highlandroots.org/Genealogy/Clan-Contacts.htm

Highland Archives: www.highlandarchives.org.uk/archives 
Inverness Archive and Registration Centre
- including Family History Centre - Email: archives@highlifehighland.com or genealogy@highlifehighland.com 
Lochaber Archive Centre - Email: lochaber.archives@highlifehighland.com 
Caithness Archive Centre
- Email: north.highlandarchives@highlifehighland.com  

For Register Offices in the Highlands see: www.highlandroots.org/Contacts/Register-Offices.htm
For Libraries in the Highlands see: www.highlandroots.org/Contacts/Libraries.htm 

Other Family History Societies:
Lochaber & North Argyll Family History Group: http://tinyurl.com/y6te7n
Scottish Association of Family History Societies [SAFHS]: Lists most other FHSs in Scotland - www.safhs.org.uk/SAFHS_Members.asp

Other Scottish Links:
Scotlands People: Online access to official genealogical records for the whole of Scotland - www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk 
National Archives of Scotland
: Includes link to NRAS [National Register of Archives for Scotland] - www.nas.gov.uk
Scottish Archive Network: Catalogues and connections to archives all over Scotland - www.scan.org.uk 
National Library of Scotland: Holds all copyrighted publications in Scotland - www.nls.uk 
National Library of Scotland - Maps: Some digitised versions of old maps available - www.nls.uk/digitallibrary/map/townplans/index.html
Scottish Gypsies: History of gypsies in Scotland - www.scottishgypsies.co.uk
Scottish War Memorial Discussion Forum: Forum for Scottish War Memorials - http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com
Talking Scot: Scottish genealogical website with a discussion forum, info & links - www.talkingscot.com

Some UK Sites of Interest:
The National Archives (of UK): Includes records of govt. depts., military, merchant navy, customs, etc - www.nationalarchives.gov.uk 
The British Library:
Holds records of East India Company, and of many Scots families resident in England - www.bl.uk 
GENUKI:
Comprehensive coverage of genealogical resources for the UK - http://www.genuki.org.uk/contents/
British-Genealogy: Free advice pages and family history forum - www.british-genealogy.com
Genealogy Gateway: Large number of links to genealogical websites - www.gengateway.com
Old-maps.co.uk: Britains most extensive digital historical map archive - www.old-maps.co.uk
UK Census Records at CensusFinder.com: A resource for finding census records online - www.censusfinder.com/united_kingdom.htm

International Sites:
Ancestry:
Free family tree creator: http//trees.ancestry.com/

Cyndi's List: The most comprehensive listing of genealogy sites around the world: www.cyndislist.com 

 

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