Save The Date! Join Ontario Ancestors at the Hamilton Convention Centre, June 5-7 in Hamilton Ontario for our annual Conference and Family History Show, with Ancestry, MyHeritage, FamilySearch, Global Genealogy, Family Tree Maker and many more. Check back HERE regularly
THE SCOTTISH STUDIES FOUNDATION is a charitable organization dedicated to actively supporting the Scottish tradition in Canada at the academic level by raising the awareness of the Scottish heritage in Canada through various levels of education. As well
The 2019 Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games is now over, but it is not to late to start planning to attend the 2020 Festival, August 7-9, 2020 in the small town of Fergus, Ontario. The Festival attracts some 23,000 people
National Records of Scotland (NRS) is a Non Ministerial Office (formerly described as Non-Ministerial Department) of the Scottish Government. Our purpose is to collect, preserve and produce information about Scotland’s people and history and make it available to inform current
The Scottish Association of Family History Societies promotes and encourages the study of Scottish family history, and provides a forum for the exchange of information among members. We are pleased to make their bi-annual publication, The Bulletin, available to our members.
Our membership includes all established family history societies in Scotland, as well as several national and regional bodies throughout the world.
Celtic Life International Magazine, is published six times a year in both print and digital formats, and is home to an extensive collection of feature stories, interviews, history, heritage, news, views, reviews, recipes, events, trivia, humour and tidbits from across all Seven Celtic Nations and beyond.
The Ontario Ancestors Scottish SIG gratefully acknowledges the permission of the publishers of Celtic Life International Magazine to make digital copies available to our membership. We invite you to learn more at the Celtic Life website.
Recorded Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Scottish Research from Afar, with Ruth Blair AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS OF THE SCOTTISH SIG Members must login to this site and then may access this webinar by visiting the Members Only page The
This video, available for purchase from Legacy Family Tree, although now somewhat dated, is still a useful and inexpensive introduction to Scottish research Description Scotland has a wealth of records available to assist you in researching your Scottish ancestry. Scottish
Archival & Special Collections – University of Guelph Library The University of Guelph’s McLaughlin Library Scottish collection is one of the finest in the world. The majority of it is accessible on the second floor of the McLaughlin Library. Archival
The Scots have for many centuries followed a relatively simple set of rules when assigning given names to their successive children. While these traditional naming patters were not followed by all families, they were widespread enough that a basic understanding