Alasdair Macdonald

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About me

Gender MALE
Occupation Family Historian and Genealogist
Location Edinburgh, Scotland
Introduction I work as a professional genealogist in Edinburgh which is an ideal location to access some of Scotland's national archive collections. I am Scottish representative for Family Tree DNA the world leader in genetic genealogy testing and sell their testing kits through my website. I am a Teaching Fellow within the genealogical studies team at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. Our master's programme (the world's first) in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies is available fully online. Born and brought up in Edinburgh I have been researching and exploring my roots throughout both Highland and Lowland Scotland for thirty years.
Interests Mountaineering, playing the bagpipes, history and exploring the Scottish countryside.