Jo Graham, FSA Scot, is a professional genealogist and owner of Our Scots Genealogy Research in Edinburgh, Scotland.  She is an experienced and enthusiastic family historian with access to the original Scottish family history records which are held centrally in Edinburgh, many of which are not available online.

  • Trace your Scottish family tree - a simple report to a hand-bound book
  • Supply copies of documents which are not available online
  • Offer advice when you reach a “brick wall” in your Scottish ancestry
  • Lead genealogy training courses in Edinburgh

Contact Jo with details of your aims and objectives to find out how she can help you as a professional Scottish Genealogist.

ancestral research

Scottish Family History

Detailed investigation into your Scottish roots, including copies of all source documents, whether for a complete Family Tree, or research into particular aspects of your family history, as directed by you.

  • Scottish genealogy research using the original records
  • Fully documented and sourced family history reports
  • Customised research plan to fit your genealogical research aims
  • Personalised family tree book binding option

document retrieval

Scottish Genealogy Documents

If you need to research a record set which can only be accessed by visiting a repository in person, Jo can obtain a copies on your behalf.

  • Copies of Scottish documents which are not available online
  • Records searched at various repositories in Scotland

advice and training

Knowledge of the Scottish Family History records and details within particular documents means Jo knows which records to search first for maximum information.

  • Expert advice on where to find relevant genealogical data
  • Access to documents which have to be researched in person
  • Detailed analysis of your existing research

Jo offers Scottish genealogy training in Edinburgh to individuals and small groups. Each session is designed with your objectives in mind. You will be guided through the various records and have an opportunity to research your family history with Jo.

  • Make the most of your ancestral research visit through training
  • Overview of the Scottish records and what they contain
  • Tips and tricks on getting the best search results


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