Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council in conjunction with several organisations such as the Library service, Aberdeen and Robert Gordon Universities, Family History Societies and Museums in the area have produced a website to assist those from home and abroad who may wish to trace their ancestors.
By logging on to this site it is possible to follow links to Getting started on tracing family history, Birth, Marriage and Death records before and after 1855, Census records and a host of other information which may helpful in tracing forbears and finding out more about them.
The address of the site is:
The website has been built to help those who wish to find out more about their NE roots before returning to Scotland for the second homecoming which is due to take place in 2014, but it could be equally helpful for locals wishing to trace their family history.
The address of the homecoming website is:
Good luck in your searches.
Secretary – Methlick Heritage Society.