FamilySearch has announced the release of two research tools, "Finding Records of Your Ancestors, England" and "Finding Records of Your Ancestors, Scotland." Free copies can be viewed, downloaded, or printed online at FamilySearch.org.
The guides are designed for those who have already gathered some family history information about their English or Scottish ancestors and are ready to search public and private records. The guides explain different types of records in England and Scotland, and instruct the user when and how to use specific records. Also included are maps, key dates in English and Scottish history, and guides for reading respective genealogical records.
The two guides are the latest additions to a series of free online publications. Others topics include African-American, Danish, Finnish, French, Icelandic, Italian, Jewish, Mexican, Norwegian and Swedish family research.