Monday, 5 March 2012

Edrom parish - testificates book

Borders Family History Society has news of a new book from the Scottish Genealogy Society entitled Edrom Parish - Certificates of Character - Given and Received. The book looks at the certificates, also known in Scotland as "tesitificates", which provide evidence of character for those moving to a new parish for work or other opportunities. The book covers the period 1797-1815 for those given such certificates from the minister of Edrom parish, and 1796-1854 for those who brought them to the parish from elsewhere.

For further details visit http://blog.bordersfhs.org.uk/2012/03/edrom-parish-certificates-of-character.html

(With thanks to Borders FHS) 

Chris

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