Genealogical Sourcebooks

Harris Families and How to Trace them

The first edition of ‘Harris Families and How to Trace Them’ was published in 1990, and major advances in research and in availability of source materials since then have made a new edition necessary, both for those with a specific interest in genealogy, and also those with a more general interest in the history of these interesting and beautiful islands off the Atlantic coast of Scotland.

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ISBN: 1 872598 04 8

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Lewis Families and How to Trace them – Part 1 – Ness

This book, the second of a series on different parishes in the Western Isles, is suitable for those with a specific interest in genealogy, and also those with a more general interest in the history of these interesting and beautiful islands off the Atlantic coast of Scotland.

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Lewis Families and How to Trace them – Part 2 – Lochs

This book is the third of a series on different parishes in the Western Isles, and is suitable both for those with a specific interest in genealogy, and those with a more general interest in the history of these interesting and beautiful islands off the Atlantic coast of Scotland.

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Index to the Marriages (Recorded and Unrecorded) in the Parish of South Uist (including Benbecula) 1820-1855

This register comprises an index to the marriages recorded in the Old Parish Registers of Marriages in the Parish of South Uist, including Benbecula, where the earliest Registers of Marriages do not commence until 1829. It contains approximately 750 entries from the Marriage Registers, and over 500 unrecorded marriages.

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Isle of Harris – Index of Marriages 1820-1855 (Recorded and Unrecorded)

This register comprises an index to the marriages recorded in the Old Parish Registers of Marriages in the Parish of Harris, where the OPR does not commence until 1828 on the main islands, and 1823 on the Island of St. Kilda. It contains approximately 140 entries from the OPR, and over 600 unrecorded marriages.

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ISBN: 1 872598 09 9

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Lochs Parish, Isle of Lewis – Index of Marriages 1820-1855 (Recorded and Unrecorded)

This register comprises an index to the marriages recorded in the Old Parish Registers for the Parish of Lochs on the Isle of Lewis. The OPR for Lochs Parish, which at that time included the areas of Carloway and Shawbost, does not commence until 1831. The index contains over 600 marriages from the Lochs OPR and a further 400 marriages in that parish obtained from other sources.

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ISBN: 1 872598 21 8

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Index to the Marriages (Recorded and Unrecorded) in the Parish of North Uist 1820-1855

This register comprises an index to the marriages recorded in the Old Parish Registers for the Parish of North Uist, where the OPR does not commence until 1821. This index contains over 300 marriages from the North Uist OPR and a further 500 marriages in that parish obtained from other sources.

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ISBN: 1 872598 30 7

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Index to the Marriages (Recorded and Unrecorded) in the Parish of Barvas (including Ness) 1810-1855

This register comprises an index to the marriages recorded in the Old Parish Registers for the Parish of Barvas on the Isle of Lewis. The OPR for Barvas Parish commences in 1810 and is the most comprehensive of all the OPRs in rural Lewis. This index contains over 1000 marriages from the Barvas OPR and a further 150 marriages in that parish obtained from other sources.

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ISBN: 1 872598 37 4

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Register of Emigrant Families from the Western Isle of Scotland to Ontario, Canada PT. 1 – Bruce, Grey and Huron Counties

Anyone who has family originating in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland and immigrating to Bruce Grey, Huron and Kincardine Townships will find this book invaluable in collecting genealogical information on their ancestors. 95 pages.

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ISBN: 1 872598 25 0

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Register of Emigrants from the Western Isles of Scotland Barvas Parish

Register of Emigrants from Barvas Parish (including Ness) on the Isle of Lewis, giving details of over 300 emigrant families. Listed by destination. 101 pages.

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Register of Emigrants from the Western Isles of Scotland to the Eastern Townships of Quebec

This was Bill Lawson’s first book, published in Canada by the Compton County Museum. It is the first major genealogical listing of 350 families who emigrated from the Hebrides to Quebec.

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A Register of Emigrant Families from the Western Isles of Scotland to the Prairie Provinces of Canada

Includes information on emigrants to Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba including the Killarney, Saltcoats, Wapella and Clandonald settlements from Lewis, Harris the Uists, Benbecula and Barra. Read the rest of this entry »

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Lewis Families and How to Trace Them – Part 3, Point

This book, the third of a series on different parishes in Lewis, is suitable for those with a specific interest in genealogy, and also those with a more general interest in the history of these interesting and beautiful islands off the Atlantic coast of Scotland. Read the rest of this entry »

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Lewis Families and How to Trace Them – Part 3, Point

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Croft History of St Kilda

Pre 1822 families, 1822 census and croft histories. 35 pages

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Croft History Isle of Harris Vol 5

This book covers the Island of Taransay and the villages of Luskentyre, Seilibost, Horgabost and the Borves. Illustrated with photographs of people and places and maps. Read the rest of this entry »

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Register of Emigrants from the Western Isles of Scotland Volume 2, Part 2, South Uist & Benbecula 1840-1900

This volume gives the Register of Emigrants from the Isles of South Uist and Benbecula from 1840 to 1900. Details of over 350 emigrant families whose destination has been discovered is given, in addition to another 350 families who are known to have left, but whose destination is as yet unknown. Listed by destination. 137 pages.

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Register of Emigrants from the Western Isles of Scotland Volume 1 Isle of Harris 1750-1900

Listed by destination. This volume gives details of over 300 emigrant families whose destination has been discovered, in addition to over 100 other families who are known to have left Harris, but whose destination is as yet unknown. 87 pages.

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ISBN: 1 872598 10 2

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