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This database of Frequently Asked Questions comes from the Scottish culture
newsgroup and boasts over 220 pages. There's a huge section on Scottish
music, with pages on fiddle styles, learning to play the harp, where to
find bagpipes or a bagpiper. Other subjects include history, language,
folk traditions, literature, festivals, food and drink, areas of Scotland,
sports and recreation, media, current affairs, politics. Everything you
Thinking about wearing the kilt? In addition to providing resources on
Scottish genealogy, clans and families, this site has information on the
proper wearing of the kilt. There an entire section on "Things Tartan,"
with suggestions on which tartan might be appropriate with your surname,
or by geographical district of your ancestors. There's also an extensive
list of links to all things Scottish, with topics ranging from Glenmorangie
to Haggis to the Loch Ness Monster.
Scottish Home Page
Here you'll find a photo of a team of strapping Scottish lads from the
over-40 Scotland team that played in the Nations Cup Tournament. This
is actually the personal Home Page of John Wilson but it provides an exhaustive
resource of links on Scottish history and heritage, tartans and clans,
comedian Billy Connolly, tourism, newspapers, and the list goes on and
and Medieval History
This Page will feature: Scottish History, Medieval History, Celtic History,
Scottish Battles and Wars of England and Scotland. All original articles
and updated bi-monthly. There's also a time line of Scottish history,
complete with historic links.
At the online version of the hard copy magazine you can preview the current
issue and read a sample feature story on "ANCIENT CELTS IN NORTH AMERICA,
Did the Celts beat Columbus by 3000 Years?" You can also take a Gaelic
lesson, browse the archives and get the latest in clan news.
As part of the UK and Ireland Genealogy Service(GENUKI), this page on
Scottish genealogy provides listings by counties. Then you can narrow
down your search with the listings of nearby parish and public records
departments, libraries and archives. There are also numerous pages with
information on Scotland in general, with topics as broad as Emigration
and Immigration, Newspapers and Nobility, and as specific as Handwriting,
Social Life and Taxation.
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