Chris Paton

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About me

Gender Male
Occupation Professional genealogist and writer
Location Irvine, North Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Introduction Originally from Northern Ireland, I hold a Postgraduate Diploma in Genealogical Studies and work as a professional genealogist, running the Scotland's Greatest Story research service. As well as being a Tutor for Pharos Teaching and Tutoring Ltd's Scottish Resources Online course, I also contribute regularly to various genealogy magazines, as well as other newspapers and magazines. I previously worked for 12 years in factual television production for both the BBC and STV. I have also previously worked for elected representatives of the Scottish and UK parliaments, as both a case worker and a researcher.