Books & Talks

Books

I am the author of several best selling family history and genealogy guides, predominantly on Scottish, Irish and British subject areas.

Pen and Sword Books titles

The following titles have been published by Pen and Sword Books (www.pen-and-sword.co.uk) in the UK, and are available worldwide from various retailers:

Tracing Your Family History on the Internet (2011, Pen & Sword)
Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet (2013, Pen & Sword)
Tracing Your Family History on the Internet, 2nd edition (2013, Pen & Sword)
Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet, 2nd edition (2019, Pen & Sword)

Coming Soon

Tracing Your Scottish Ancestry Through Church and State Records (Nov 2019, Pen & Sword)
Tracing Your Scottish Family History on the Internet (Apr 2020, Pen & Sword)

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Unlock the Past titles

The following titles have been published by Adelaide based firm Unlock the Past, and can now be purchased worldwide:

A Beginner’s Guide to British and Irish Genealogy (2016)
Down and Out in Scotland: Researching Ancestral Crisis (2015)
Discover Scottish Church Records (2nd ed) (2016)
Discover Scottish Land Records (2nd ed) (2017)
Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records (2013)
Irish Family History Resources Online (2nd ed) (2015)
British and Irish Newspapers (2014)
Discover Irish Land Records (2016)
A Decade of Centenaries: Researching Ireland 1912-1923 (2016)

The books can be purchased from the following retailers:

My History (UK) www.my-history.co.uk/acatalog/Unlock-the-Past-Booklets.html
Gould Genealogy (Australia) www.gould.com.au/Unlock-the-Past-guides-s/2576.htm
Beehive Books (NZ) http://beehivebooks.co.nz
Global Genealogy (Canada) http://globalgenealogy.com/resources.htm
Maia’s Books (US) www.maiasbooks.com

The books are also available in ebook format (PDF) from Gen-ebooks at www.gen-ebooks.com

 

Additional titles:

The following titles are available from other publishers

Researching Scottish Family History (2010, Family History Partnership)
The Mount Stewart Murder: A Re-Examination of the UK’s Oldest Unsolved Murder Case (2012, History Press)


Talks

In addition to speaking in Scotland and across the UK, I have also regularly given talks over the last few years at venues worldwide, including trips to Canada, the USA, Australia, New Zealand and Portugal. My talks are predominantly on Scottish and Irish based themes. For a list, see https://www.apgen.org/directory/search_detail.html?mbr_id=8604&tab=2

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For more information on subject matter and speaking rates, please contact me at enquiry @ scotlandsgreateststory.co.uk.

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