Jun 7, 2021

Free Scottish Family History Virtual Conference – 10 July 2021

The following announcement was written by Graham and Emma Maxwell:

[Glasgow, Scotland 7 June 2021] Learn how to trace your Scottish family history. The 11th Scottish Indexes Conference will be held on 11 July 2021. This ‘timezone friendly’ event is free to watch on Zoom and Facebook.

The 16 hour conference (7am to 11 pm BST) hosted by genealogists Graham and Emma Maxwell will include:

‘Merchant and Trades House Records’ by Dr. Irene O’Brien

‘Tracing Scottish Women’ by Kirsty Wilkinson

‘Tracing Scottish Ancestors Before 1855’ by Alison Spring

‘Overcoming Brickwalls: Case Studies’ by Emma Maxwell

A full list of presentations can be found on

The Q&A sessions are always a highlight of a Scottish Indexes Conference. These are an opportunity for the attendees to ask questions and receive help from our panel of experts.

Cinda Baxter, professional genealogist says, “A huge and hearty thanks again to Emma and Graham for providing the virtual conference. What a labor of love (and terrific gift) during these crazy times.”

Emma Maxwell, genealogist and co-founder of says, “By hosting a 16-hour marathon event we’re able to engage with people the world over.”

Registration is free on Zoom and Facebook. Follow the directions on

About is run by husband and wife team Graham and Emma Maxwell, both experienced Scottish genealogists. As well as helping clients with their family history, Graham and Emma also index historical Scottish records and make them available for free on their website.

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