Sarah has been researching family histories for over 15 years and is now a qualified genealogist with an MLitt in Family and Local History based in Kinross, between Edinburgh and Perth. Her dissertation was on the The Schulin’ o’ Weans Around Loch Leven 1696 to 1872 focusing on literacy levels and comparing them with the national standard. Her special areas of interest are therefore the history of schools, education and pupils.
She provides workshops on Scottish Family History for Beginners for the City of Edinburgh Council and will soon provide the same workshop for Fife Council.
Her business is called Unlock Your Past and the website www.unlockyourpast.co.uk is currently under construction.
Her twitter account is @unlockyourpast