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Primary Resources:

A good starting point for researching the North-East of Scotland is the UK & IRELAND Genealogy Index (GENUKI) particularly the Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Banffshire or Moray pages.

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If you are planning to visit the area, then you should first visit the Tourist Board's website and the Visit Aberdeen website.
Also see the visitors resources list.


Sites of Local Interest:


Scottish Societies:

Visit the Scottish Association of Family History Societies for general information or the following societies' web sites:


Official Sites:


Community Sites:

See also the place name orientated contact lists at Curious Fox.


Other WEB Resources:


Members' Pages:

  • Jim Allan
  • Ian Beaton Sims of Gourdas
  • Janet & Bruce Bishop
  • John Brebner
  • Robert Carson
  • Janet Davidson Daily journals of Miss Anne Davidson of Inchmarlo, written in the 1840s and early 1850s
  • Patrick Dunbar Organiser, Dunbar Family Society (UK)  
  • Graeme Fraser
  • David Geddes
  • Jas Grant (The Parish of Kennethmont, Aberdeenshire. Details of people and events in it's history.)
  • Bill Kinnaird
  • Colin A Milne (Fisherfolk to Torryfolk)
  • James Milne
  • Keith Mitchell
  • Paul Mitchell
  • Neil Pirie A huge amount of family history information on our Pirie ancestors and related families in North East Scotland and in England.
  • Robert Stockwell
  • Niall Scott The Scotts of Stonehaven
  • David Walker (Glen Nochty Strathdon; McPherson and McHardy)
  • Suzanne Walker Strathdon Vital Records. Also contains sections with Glenbucket records.

  • Family Trees / Surname Sites


    War Memorials


    Visiting the area?

    If you are planning to visit the area, then you should first visit the Tourist Board's website and the Visit Aberdeen website.
    Click here for a map showing the location of the Society
    If you are visiting the area, then you may also be interested in the following:

    The following links are to businesses that advertise with the Society.

    The Society makes no recommendation for, and is in no way responsible for, these services.


    Surname Lists

    GENUKI: Aberdeenshire Surnames List.
    GENUKI: Banffshire Surnames List.
    If you are researching names in Aberdeenshire or Banffshire, please consider submitting names to these lists.


    E-Mail Lists

    There is an e-mail list which covers the county of Aberdeenshire. To subscribe to ABERDEEN-L or to its digest form ABERDEEN-D, send an email message to either ABERDEEN-L-request@rootsweb.com or ABERDEEN-D-request@rootsweb.com. Leave the subject field blank and put "subscribe" in the body of the message.

    Also see the Talking Scot forum.


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