last update: May 2016

This page lists links to many of the websites I have found useful in researching my McSkimming, Chisholm, Rhine and d'Silva family history.

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Links to Research Sources

English BMD records and British Library India office records www.findmypast.com
LDS FamilySearch www.familysearch.org
The Scottish Registry Office www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk
Dumfries and Galloway 1851 census http://info.dumgal.gov.uk/HistoricalIndexes/Home/IndexDescription/1
Dumfries and Galloway Family History Society www.dgfhs.org.uk
Betty Douglas-Skimming http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~douglasdumfries/skimming.html
Kirkcudbrightshire Towns and Parishes http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/sct/KKD/
A guide to Sorbie and Garlieston http://www.whithorn.info/community
Railways in Galloway http://www.railscot.co.uk/newmaps/galloway.htm
Statistical Accounts of Scotland http://edina.ac.uk/stat-acc-scot/
Populations of parishes in Galloway www.mcskimming.org.uk/mcskimming/PopulationStats.html
British Library document references for Indian family members www.mcskimming.org.uk/blindex.html
Anglo Indian family trees www.sumgenius.com.au
Families in British India Society www.fibis.org
The British Library www.bl.uk
The British Library India Office family hstory search http://indiafamily.bl.uk/ui/
The National Archives www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
The National Archives a2a (access to archives)
This site is good for finding British Library India Office indexes
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/