08 Apr

An Introduction to ScotlandsPeople

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 12:00pm
Tessa Spencer, Head of Outreach and Learning, National Records of Scotland
Event Location: 
Online Webinar
Event Sponsor: 
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society and the American Scottish Foundation Celebrating New York Tartan Week

Learn about the wealth of documents searchable through ScotlandsPeople, including the kirk session and other church court records from the Church of Scotland, which are now available to view online for the first time.

This talk will look at this diverse material, including some interesting and surprising examples, explaining what the records are and how you can access and use them for genealogical research.  

This presentation is in cooperation with the American Scottish Foundation for Tartan Week.

This session will be recorded for NYG&B member access. 


About the Speaker

Tessa Spencer is an archivist at the National Records of Scotland (NRS).