Then have a look at Fisherfolk to Torryfolk
in my Book Section.
Interested in local history
publications of yesteryear? Then you need to check out my
section. Here you will find extracts from antiquarian books, local
newspapers and other written material all pertaining to the NE of
Scotland. Lots of names, places and interesting facts all waiting for you!
Curious to see the graveyards of the North-East? I
have amassed a large collection of data and photographs of those in
Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire. In some cases you can request a
photograph and inscription of individual stones. Full details in
Well, we all need cheering up
sometimes. So where better for a little mirth than my
Humour page! You may have to think about these
a little but I hope you'll find the effort more than worthwhile!
I love old lists that contain names
and places. Maybe I'm just nosey but each time I come across them I
can't help looking for my ancestors! Maybe you feel the same - if so get
along to my Lists section now!
Have a look at my family history in My
Ancestors Section. Check out my Blair line and other related
names including Christie, Masson and Knowles. If your from the Peterhead
area you might be interested in my paternal ancestors with names such as
Milne, Mess, Stothart and Hay.
During my family research I've come across numerous bits and pieces
that were interesting, but not relevant to my own work. But why waste
them? So I've listed some of them here, in my Odds &
Now and again I come across the odd photo, showing a school class or
a local view, gleaned mostly from books or the local papers. Always
worth a look. Find them in my Photos page.
I do a lot of graveyard research - part of which involves taking
photos of all the gravestones. Sometimes I find a family stone that
refers to a different district. For whatever reason they have been
buried away from this home place. Perhaps you've been searching for such
a stone but failed to find it. Perhaps its in my
Well there are other web pages around! Hard to keep them up to date
in the ever changing world of the internet. Nevertheless here is my
attempt to show you some of the best and most relevant sites to the NE.
Have a look at the results in My Links section.
I am not a professional
researcher, and therefore regret that I cannot undertake commercial work
for you. All those who write to me will however get a reply and I will
endeavour to answer all queries to the best of my ability. All replies
are given in good faith, but you should always check data with original
If you request a photo of a
gravestone etc and I have one I will send it to you. You are welcome to
use this for your own personal, non-commercial use. Should you wish to
use them for any other purpose however you should seek my permission to
do so. Please note that this feature is popular and my time is limited.
Therefore any request for 'blanket coverage' of surnames will be
declined. Normally no more than one or two photos/inscriptions will be
sent for any enquiry.
Should you wish to quote my
website address or create links to it, you are welcome to do so. You are
also welcome to use the contents of my web pages to assist in your
research, but where the information is unique to this site, I expect you
to acknowledge this as your source.