Diane Baptie Picture by SeeSawPhotos: Gairloch Village and Baosbheinn (Hill of the Wizard), Wester Ross, Scotland.

Publications

A Lairdship Lost – The Mowats of Balquholly, 1309-1736 (Tuckwell Press, 2000) – an account of one of the small landowning families in the North East of Scotland who struggled to hold on to their land during a turbulent century

Timothy Pont, the early Scottish mapmaker – undertaken for the National Library of Scotland’s Maps Department – my remit was to check what had been written about him and to see whether anything more could be found – see www.nls.uk/pont

Apprentices in the north-east of Scotland printed in Scottish Archives – The Journal of the Scottish Records Association (vol.9, p.37) – this article is based on a large number of records of apprenticeships which I have collected from a variety of sources

John Cunningham’s Way to the North printed in The Genealogist – The Journal of the American Society of Genealogists (volume 28, no. 2, Fall 2014) – this article details the search for his origins in Scotland and his service to the Danish-Norwegian king during the first half of the 17th century, co-written with Dr Liv Helene Willumsen

Registers of the Secession Churches in Scotland (SAFHS, 2000) – this booklet has been superseded by a list of the registers, together with indexes to and digital images of 36,000 baptisms, marriages and deaths between 1744 and 1855 which are now on the ScotlandsPeople site. Digital images of the kirk session records from which the digital images have been extracted are in the NRS or local archives and libraries

Parish Registers in the Kirk Session Records of the Church of Scotland (SAFHS, 2001) – this booklet lists dates covered for baptisms and proclamations/marriages post 1855, together with a few pre-1855 baptisms, proclamations/marriages and deaths/burials; some lists of inhabitants; rolls of male heads of families and earlier censuses in the kirk session records. The registers have been digitized and are available in the NRS or in local archives and libraries

 

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