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.

  

Raasay football team who played Portree School, in front of Raasay House. Taken about 1935 or 1936Raasay - the Book
After 4 years of research and writing, Norma's book "Raasay: the Island and its People" was published by Birlinn during 2002.

Tracing the history o"Raasay: the Island and its people", by Norma Macleod, published by Birlinnf Raasay from the Medieval period into the 20th Century,  this book is the first detailed history of one of the most varied and beautiful of all Hebridean islands. 

Acclaimed as challenging many of the long-held assumptions about the early history of Raasay and as being a major contribution to the current literature on the Scottish islands, the book is a fascinating insight and is a 'must-have' for any family that can trace roots back to the area..

"Raasay: the Island and its People" (ISBN # 1 84158 235 2) makes indispensable and enlightening reading for anyone with family links or an interest in the island. 

Available in hardback @25.00 (296 pages - 16 pages b&b illustrations - 8 pages colour illustrations - maps) from good bookshops everywhere OR from the Publishers - Birlinn (buy online at their website on http://www.birlinn.co.uk, or place your order direct with their Sales Line by telephone on +44 (0)131 - 677 - 7799).

West Suisnish, Isle of Raasay. Taken 1950s
West Suisnish, Isle of Raasay

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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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