Help and advice for Newspapers, Roxburghshire
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Help with Family History problemsSo you are having problems researching your family history. This is something that we all suffer from, and one of the best ways of getting help is to join a Family History Society.
If you want an answer quickly, then ask it on an email lists.
Please don't ask for personal advice from the Roxburghshire WWW page maintainer, as they do not have the time to provide such a service.
Help with surnames
The first place you should look if you are interested in a particular surname, is the
Guild of One Name Studies. The
GOONS members collect and research
information about all occurrences of the particular surname they are researching.
The other place to look is the surname lists that individuals maintain for
particular locations. Have a look at the
If you want to supply information about your own family, or a link to your family
web page, then I'm sorry but you're out of luck. We are trying to provide information
that will interest most users, and that would tend to be swamped by personal
information. Links to personal pages are also a maintenance nightmare, as experience
has shown that they change URL's or disappear quite frequently. I suggest you use the
surname lists for this purpose.
If you want to supply more general information, for example information about useful historical records or a relevant book about the local area, please check first that it is not already on the relevant page. If you cannot see it please fill out the details in the form below.
If you have found a problem on the Newspapers page, or on any other Roxburghshire page, then
please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it.
Send message to Viv Dunstan
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