Skye Roots: tracing YOUR heritage - Family History, Genealogy & Research for North East areas of Scotland 's Isle of Skye and Raasay. Skye Roots: tracing YOUR heritage - Family History, Genealogy & Research for North East areas of Scotland 's Isle of Skye and Raasay.
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Tracing YOUR heritage:- Family History, Genealogy & Research for the North East areas of  Isle of Skye and the Isle of Raasay in Scotland.

  

the Emigration ProjectEnjoying a picnic near Dun Caan, Raasay about 1933
Emigration from Skye and Raasay, particularly during the 19th Century, scattered Islanders to the four corners of the world. 

Not a steady stream, there were waves of emigration caused by various events. And, although whole families emigrated, they did not necessarily all leave together on the same ship. In most cases, however, people settled in areas where family or friends were already living.

In an uniquely ambitious but potentially rewarding project, 'Skye Roots' has embarked on the massive task of documenting these Emigrations and tracing the families that left for at least two generations after they departed Skye.

HOW CAN YOU HELP? 

Easy! If you have family links or history traced back to the Isles of Skye and Raasay AND you have ANY relevant information whatsoever to contribute, then simply CONTACT 'Skye Roots'. 

In the first instance, just send brief details and then Norma will be pleased to hear more.

By eliciting contributions from as many emigrated family descendents as possible, Norma's aim is to collect and collate as much data from all around the world as possible, ensure that it is evaluated / cross-checked / verified and then to 'piece it all together' by adding it to the 'Skye Roots' database, generating and preserving the most definitive overall picture of the area's family history as possible.  

- CONTRIBUTE to the PROJECT: simply CONTACT 'Skye Roots' -

The lorry - a 1937 Ford 30cwt - parked at the end of Inverarish Terrace, Raasay. Taken about 1946
The lorry - a 1937 Ford 30cwt - parked at the end of
Inverarish Terrace, Raasay. Taken about 1946

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Skye Roots:- Norma MacLeod, Westerlea, Torvaig, Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland IV51 9HU
Tel: +44 (0)1478-612834 / Email: norma@skye-roots.co.uk
   

For research and genealogy on North-West Skye (the parishes of  Duirinish & Bracadale)
why not visit the 'Skye Kin' website at http://www.skye-kin.co.uk 
For Historical Maps of the area, why not visit the 'Caledonian Maps' website at http://www.caledonianmaps.co.uk 
For research and genealogy on mainland Scotland, Scots Family at http://www.scotsfamily.com offers
a useful glossary of old Scottish occupations and a complete Scottish Parish listing. 

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