Hearth Tax Tutorial
Try our NEW hearth tax tutorial! This short introductory tutorial will show you examples of the five main formats of hearth tax rolls. In addition, it will allow you to get some practice in testing your handwriting skills of hearth tax records.
Scottish Handwriting Evening Class
The University of Edinburgh's Office of Lifelong Learning offer a practical
course in Scottish handwriting covering the period 1500-1700. This is
taught by archivists from The National Records of Scotland at General
Register House in the centre of Edinburgh. The course runs for 10 weeks
from the end of September for the first term and for a further 10 weeks
starting in January. More information about the course and how to subscribe
is available in the Open Studies brochure on the Office of Lifelong Learning
If you have any news about Scottish palaeography you would like to share, do get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org.