Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Solve the mystery of your english, scottish and irish roots

Genealogy is one of the fastest growing hobbies as many people ask who am I? Where are my roots? For many those roots lie in the United Kingdom and the countries of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

Huge numbers of people can trace their family tree back to an immigrant who once made the perilous journey across the Atlantic to the New World. 9.2 million US citizens of Scottish ancestry and 30million of Irish ancestry, or the half million Australians of Scottish descent. But how can you go about finding your roots in the United Kingdom.

The first port of call is always what we KNOW already; this may be a grandparent’s birth certificate but could very well be your own birth certificate. Its best to start from a point whic View the rest of this article

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