Visit the following links to get a more in-depth insight in to our Genealogy Research
Bill Lawson Publications – website selling books online
Seallam! Visitor Centre
Genealogy enthusiasts web site
Huge list of worldwide genealogy sites
A great online Gaelic and English dictionary, incorporating Dwelly’s.
Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Scotland’s Gaelic college, part of UHI, offering short, summer and online courses as well as full undergraduate and graduate degrees through the medium of Gaelic.
Gaelic personal names
Surnames in English and Gaelic
Transcriptions, articles and information on folklore collected by Alexander Carmichael between the years 1832 and 1912.
The one-stop shop for learning Scottish Gaelic
Accommodation in Harris
Borve Lodge Estate offers luxury self-catering accommodation for couples in its two award winning buildings, ‘The Broch’ and ‘The Rock House’. Also family self-catering in ‘The Beach House’and ‘Laxdale Cottage’. All located on the stunning west coast of the Isle of Harris.
Self-catering Cottages in Scarasta
B&B Accommodation in An t-Ob and Car Hire
TravelScotland offers an exciting range of holiday hotels all over Scotland.
Outer Hebrides Walks
Coach and Travel Operators
Hebrides Travel Information
Edinburgh based researchers
Highland Village, Cape Breton
Hudson Bay Archives
Celebration of the emigration from Skye in 1803
Waipu House of Memories, New Zealand – Museum dedicated to the emigration from Scotland and Cape Breton of Rev Norman MacLeod and his followers
Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia
St Francis Xavier University/Sruth nan Gaidheal
National Archives and Records Administration’s (NARA) Electronic Records Section USA
Tourist Information and Hebridean Sites
VisitScotland – Scotlands main tourism portal
South Uist information
The Islands Book Trust
Trips to St Kilda and other islands
Online archive of people, places and stories of the Hebrides
Information on the Tolsta area of Lewis
Information on all things Scottish