The WELLINGTON SUBGROUP of the NZSG Scottish Interest Group are holding their
4th May 2014
1pm to 4pm
St Giles House
Research afternoon follows.
Door charge $5.
Graeme is a very experienced genealogist, he has just completed writing a book called, “Genealogy in the Gaidhealtachd Clan and Family History in the Highlands” and he will have some copies for sale when he comes to New Zealand.
Graeme developed and maintains the Clan MacMillan website.
His two talks in the Wellington region are:
Saturday 8th February 2014, 10am to 12noon
NZSG Meeting – Guest Speaker
Connolly Hall, Cnr Guildford Terrace & Hill Street, Wellington.
Hosted by the Wellington & Kilbirnie NZSG Branches, Graeme will be speaking on tracing your ancestors in Scotland with special reference to the Highlands. There will be a gold coin door charge and a finger food luncheon following the meeting.
Thursday 13th February 2014, 9.30am to 12.30pm
Waikanae Family History Group Meeting – Guest Speaker
Waikanae Chartered Club, 8 Elizabeth Street, Waikanae.
Hosted by the Waikanae Family History group, Graeme will be the guest speaker and this event is especially for ‘out of Wellington’ Genealogists. Graeme will be speaking on Researching Highland Ancestors in Scotland; Clans, Septs and Surnames. The venue has plenty of parking and is just over the Railway Crossing from State Highway 1 and the Wellington-Waikanae Rail Commuter terminal. Immediately after the meeting, a Catered luncheon will be available for $10. If you wish to partake of the luncheon, you need to contact Hanley Hoffmann, Convenor of the Waikanae Family History Group, hdhoffmann “at” paradise.
NZSG Scottish Interest Group of Greater Wellington
Sunday 11 November 2012
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Porirua Public Library
corner of Norrie and Parumoana Streets
United Kingdom & Ireland
- Governmental Archives/Libraries
- Local Archives/Libraries
- Vital records (BDMs)
- Cemetery records
- Message Boards
- Other links
The Gazette (published London, Belfast and Edinburgh, Established 1665)
The National Archives: Manorial Documents Register
Online (free) Domesday Book – 1086
The Down Survey of Ireland – 1650s
- National Archives of Scotland
- National Library of Scotland, including Post Office Directories and Maps
- Statistical Accounts
- Ecclesiastical resources
National Library of Wales:
Welsh probate records pre-1858 – free to search and view
Am Baile – managed by the Highland Libraries
Vital records (BDMs)
England: GRO index – new index for: Births – with mother’s maiden name; and Deaths – with ages; Free
(Hint: use in conjunction with FreeBMD for more flexible searching)
Ireland: Church and Civil records – index and images – free
Scotland: ScotlandsPeople – Parish registers and Civil Registration – credits need to be purchased to view images, indexes free to search
Borders Family History Society
Caithness Family History Society
Orkneys Family History Society