Articles

Partial Publications List

Aberdeen & North East Scotland FHS Journal

  • May 2003 (No 87) “The 1881 Census and “Tee-Names” on the Banffshire Coast” (1,000 words)

Tay Valley FHS "Family Historian", -

  • Sep 1994 (39) "Webster Database" (836 words)
  • Jan 1995 (40) "My Montrose Websters" (1782 words)
  • May 1995 (41) "So You Thought It Was All Easy Then?" (1,982 words)
  • Jan 1996 (43) "Breaking Through the 1855 Barrier, Part I"
  • May 1996 (44) "Breaking Through the 1855 Barrier, Part II"
  • Sep 1996 (45) "Breaking Through the 1855 Barrier, Part III"       (total 5,716 words in 3 parts)

Glasgow & West of Scotland FHS Newsletter, Spring 1995 (45) -

  • "The Girvan Riots and The Murder of Alexander Ross: Or How Court Records Don't Always Help Genealogical Research" (2,733 words)

"Using the Computer at New Register House" (14,490 words), own publication, ISBN 0 9528361 0 6, 1996.

The Scottish Genealogist, Vol. XLVI No.1, March 1999

(Quarterly Journal of the Scottish Genealogy Society)

  • "Scottish Poor Law Records: An Invaluable Aid to the Genealogist”; co-authored with Kerry Farmer (3,478 words)

"The Naming and Numbering Scottish Regiments of Foot Cavalry and Militia" (8,723 words), own publication, ISBN 0 9528 3611 4, 1999, 1st edition

"British Connections", The Journal of the International Society for British Genealogy and Family History.

  • Vol. I, issue 1, April-June 2000, "Breaking Through the 1885 Barrier  in Scotland, Part I".
  • Vol. I, issue 2, July-Sept 2000, "Breaking Through the 1885 Barrier in   Scotland, Part II".
  • Vol. I, issue 3, Oct-Dec 2000, "Breaking Through the 1855 Barrier in Scotland, Part III". (total 7,641 words in 3 parts)
  • Vol. III, issue 1, Jan-Mar 2002, “The Best Little Statutory Registration System in the World and About to Get Even Better !!”    (2,122 words)
  • Vol. III, issue 3, Jul-Sep 2002, “Scottish Surnames and Christian Names” (2,000 words)
  • Vol. III, issue 4, Oct-Dec 2002, “Why Can’t I Find That Record”        (2,000 words)
  • Vol. III, issue 4, Oct-Dec 2002, “New Scottish Website Launched” (500 words)
  • Vol. IV, issue 1, Jan-Mar 2003, “Where Is It? Locating Place Names in Scotland: A Short Introduction” (2,000 words)
  • Vol. IV, issue 4, Oct – Dec 2003, “The Scottish OPRs” (2,000 words)
  • Vol. V, issue 2, Apr – Jun 2004, “A Most Unusual Birth Certificate”, (1,000 words)
  • Vol. V, issue 4, Oct – Dec 2003, “Irish Censuses and Census Substitutes”, (2,000 words)

“Family History Monthly” (UK)

 "Scottish Old Parish Registers" (2,957 words), July 2002, No. 82

  • "Profile of Glasgow & West of Scotland FHS" (2,500 words), October 2002, No.85 

 "The New ScotlandsPeople Web Site" (2,000 words), January 2003, No. 88.

 "Scottish Regiments in Foreign Service", (2,500 words), May 2003, No.92.

 "The Scottish Genealogy Society", (2,000 words), July 2003, No.94.

  • "The National Burial Indexes for England and Scotland" (co-authored with Kathy Elam), (1,500 words), Aug 2003, No.95.

 "Researching Scottish Regiments", (2,500 words), Sept 2003, No.96.

 "Scottish Census Indexes", Nov 2003, No.99.

  • "Scottish Death Certificates" (A Document Dissected Series), Feb 2004, No.101.
  • "Scottish Marriage Certificates" (A Document Dissected Series), May 2004, No.104.
  • "Scottish Birth Certificates" (A Document Dissected Series), Jun 2004, No.105.

 "Highland Light Infantry", Oct 2004, No. 109.

 "The Mitchell Library", Nov 2004, No. 110

  • "American Connections; Library of Congress etc,", Xmas 2004, No. 112
  • "Why Can't I Find That Scottish Birth Record", Feb 2005, No. 114 (3,000 words)

“Family Chronicle” (N America)

  • Vol.7 No.2, Nov/Dec 2000 edition -“So You Thought It was All Easy Then….: Or When You Hit A Brick Wall, Double Check Your Assumptions” (2,689 words)
  • “Why Can’t I Find That Record?” (3,000 words)
Ancestry Magazine
“Beginning Scottish Research” (3,000 words)
Family History Magazine (Everton’s in the USA)

 “Scotlands People Web Site” (4,200 words) Mar/Apr 2003 Vol.57 No.2

 “Scottish Census Indexes”

 “Scottish Surnames and Given Names”

The Genealogical Services Directory 2003 & 2004 (now also known as The Family & Local History Handbook)

 “Where Is It?   A Short Introduction to Locating Place Names in Scotland” (1,755 words)

 “Scottish Surnames and Christian Names” (2,909 words)

 “Bridging the Genealogical Culture Gap Between Scotland and the USA"

 “The Scottish NBI Project”

 “Scottish Poor Law Records”

 “Wildcards in Genealogical Research”

Dispatch, The Journal of The Scottish Military Historical Society

 Accepted for publication

 “Scottish Regiments in Foreign Service in the 17th and 18th Centuries

Ancestors: Family History from the National Archives (previously known as PRO)
  • Review: Issue 10 October/November 2002: Joy Bristow’s “The Local Historian’s Glossary of Words and Terms”

 Review: Issue 13 April/May 2003: Brian J Orr’s “As God is My Witness”

 "National Archives of Scotland", Issue 18, February 2004, (ca. 4,500 words)

“150 Years of Statutory Registration in Scotland”, Issue 34, June 2005, (3,000 words)
Computers in Genealogy (published by the Society of Genealogists – pen name John Ross)
  • ScotlandsPeople Web Site – An Update”, Vol.8 No.6 June 2004 (2,000 words)
  • ScotlandsPeople Web Site – An Update”, Vol.8 No.8 December 2004 (800 words)

Unpublished as of 8th May 2005

"Joseph Young Webster DCM" (2,689 words)

 

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