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Tracing your Scottish ancestors

National Archives of Scotland.

Tracing your Scottish ancestors

a guide to ancestry research in the National Archives of Scotland.

by National Archives of Scotland.

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Published by National Archives of Scotland in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scotland -- Genealogy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCS464 .N38 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 242 p. :
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23957878M
    ISBN 101841587435
    ISBN 109781841587431
    LC Control Number2009510211


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