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Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae – Digital Index

The seven volumes of the Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae are a great resource for the researcher; and they are readily available on line. But, as far as I know, up till now, there has been no digital index available.


Bigger Indexes for Small

Anyone who regularly researches Scottish Presbyterian ministers becomes familiar with the two volume work of Dr Robert Small, History of the Congregations of the United Presbyterian Church 1733-1900


Further Obituaries

By a happy “coincidence”, I came across a couple of dusty volumes of the Free Church’s Monthly Magazine in a church that I was visiting. I borrowed them and have now added to this web-site 12 more obituaries, which had escaped my initial trawl through these Magazines


Update: 7th June. 2016

A further 19 family trees have now been added to the web-site, namely: Anderson (John); Anderson (William); Bannatyne; Brown;


Falling between Two Censuses

Family relationships are easily identified through the use of the ten-yearly censuses. But there are some cases where a minister is ordained for service abroad and never is present in Scotland as a minister in the census year; or a man has a brief ministry in Scotland …


A Clump of Trees

Six more family trees have now been added to this web-site … and they are all inter-related.


Update: 16th February, 2016

The present goals for the development of this website are stated in the right side-bar. Here is a short account of the progress made since these were formulated till the blog came into operation on 16th February.