Genealogist & Family Historian
Genealogist and family historian based in the West of Scotland. Specialising in Scottish family history and the lives of those who lived through the industrialisation of Central Scotland, as well as the Irish diaspora and their origins in Ireland.
Catriona has also carried out extensive research into 19th Scottish asylum history and the lives of those impacted by pauper patient removals from the Glasgow Royal Asylum for her masters dissertation.
For her post graduate diploma in Genealogical, Palaeographic & Heraldic Studies, Catriona researched the lives and origins of the immigrants to Calderbank in Lanarkshire, a company village built in the late 1840s to the house workers of a new iron company.
- 19th century Scottish asylums & lunacy laws
- Glasgow & Lanarkshire
- Irish emigrants to Scotland & beyond to America/Australia/New Zealand
- Scottish Family History Research
- Scottish Poor Law Records
- The records of Glasgow Royal Asylum (Gartnavel)
Masters Degree in Genealogical, Palaeographic & Heraldic Studies at University of Strathclyde