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Haggis, tatties and neeps: Scottish family history

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  • Wed 20 Nov ’13, 12:00pm – 1:00pm


Central City Library, 44-46 Lorne St, Auckland CBD


All Ages

Join Marie Hickey for a look at some of the resources you can use to trace your Scottish family history.

This will be a brief look at some of the many differing types of records that can be found in Scottish county record offices, local libraries, museums and other public institutions.

It is surprising what you may find among their records - it could be notes for a local court case, passenger lists, photographs, constable’s diaries, common land records, school records, estate or local business records, letters, and diaries. The variety is endless - what will you find in your county?

Speaker bio
Marie Hickey has worked in the Central Auckland Research Centre for seven years and been doing her own family history for more than 30 years.

Pictured: The Clans of the Scottish Highlands by RR McIan.

Where: Central City Library, Whare Wānanga,
Level 2

Booking: To secure your place, please contact the Central Auckland Research Centre on 09 307 7771, or complete our online booking form.

This event is the last event for the Auckland Libraries Family History Lunchtime series 2013.

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