Skye Kin: Family History, Genealogy & Research for North West Isle of Skye
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Research, family trees, help and advice. Family history, genealogy & research for the north western parishes of Scotland's Isle of Skye: Duirinish, Bracadale, Dunvegan, Edinbane, Glendale, Struan, Waternish and all places between.


With good local knowledge, Skye-Kin draws on a huge variety of information sources, some generally available and many others obtained through the benefit of accumulated research and local contacts.

The Old Church of Dunvegan: click to enlarge ...

Local information includes statutory records from 1855 onwards, old parish records and census returns. Those provide the initial starting point for a search.

Other material, including memorial inscriptions, estate papers, books, wills, and 1881 census on CD-ROM, are used to add depth to a search.

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Skye-Kin maintains a comprehensive database of Skye family groups, summarising and cross-indexing all of the genealogical research done to-date. This database is continually being updated and expanded by a programme of pro-active ongoing research.

An infinitely valuable resource, Skye-Kin's database of family groups, are the starting point for any enquiry and mean that in many cases, a brief and affordable initial report can be delivered without the need for any in-depth, time consuming research.

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Contact: Marjorie MacInnes, 3 Claigan, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Scotland IV55 8WF
Email or tel: +44-(0)-1470-521215

For Research & Genealogy on Trotternish (the parishes of Portree,
Snizort, Kilmuir and Stenscholl) & Raasay, why not visit the
Skye Roots Website at