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date: 16 October 2019

Scottish Local and Family History 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History
Author(s):
David moodyDavid moody

Scottish local and family history differs markedly from English. If mythologies play a part in determining the agenda of historians, England provides a persuasive sense of continuity, typified by the sturdy independent yeoman or burgess. In Scotland there has been little continuity and little independence.... ...

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