Scotland, a mini guide to its history and genealogical research

by Estella Pryor

Publisher: E. Pryor in Hurst, Tex

Written in English
Published: Pages: 29 Downloads: 95
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  • Scotland


  • Scotland -- Genealogy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Scotland -- History.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 24.

Statementby Estella Pryor.
LC ClassificationsCS463 .P78 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p. :
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2792279M
LC Control Number83220276

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