Tahitia was a librarian at the Alaska State Library and is currently the course director for the University of Strathclyde’s Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies Postgraduate Programme. She is also the lead educator on the Genealogy: Researching Your Family Tree massive online open course (MOOC) offered through FutureLearn. She is currently working on a research project looking at Americans resident in Scotland in the 19th century.
While hundreds of thousands of people were leaving the UK for the New World in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, many thousands were returning. We’ll consider why people returned, how many returned and what impact they might have had on the UK. Strategies will be reviewed for location in the records of the country […]