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Thought some may be interested in the following:
A GOOD DEAL FOR SCOTLANDS PEOPLE
Last month, the Scottish family records Web site Scotland's People
(http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk teamed up with the National Archives
of Scotland ( http://www.scottishdocuments.com) and the Court of the
Lord Lyon (http://www.lyon-court.com) to add millions of records to
what's already available on Scotlands People. (The Court of Lord Lyon,
Scotland's heraldic authority, maintains the Scottish Public Registers
of Arms and Genealogies.)
Scotlands People is the genealogy data site of the General Records
Office for Scotland. The site, which currently contains nearly 40
million records and has 215,000 registered users, will get the Scottish
archives' historical wills and testaments, as well as armorial and
genealogical material from the Court of Lord Lyon. It's scheduled for
launch in spring 2005 as a new, rebranded site.
The three organizations also are collaborating on a Scottish Family
History research facility near the General Register House and the New
Register House buildings in Edinburgh. It's slated to open by the end of
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Karen from Ohio, USA
Lawrence G. Boyd, OPL
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