Macdonald, Dr. Ian
Genealogist, educator, speaker, writer
Chairman of the Register of Qualified Genealogists.
Genealogist; company director; business excellence specialist; information and management systems consultant; Information Engineer; zoologist.
A career long involvement with research and with preparing reports for clients. A fascination for exploring new fields.
Particular knowledge of Scottish genealogy, especially from the north east; and, curiously, of English genealogy also from the north east. Great familiarity with Polish genealogy, especially from the Kresy.
Considerable expertise with one-name studies. Chronicler of the Mewburns and Meaburns of Cleveland and Durham.
Tutor on the online post-graduate courses at the University of Strathclyde.
Winner of the Bruce Henderson Award for family history writing, 2009.
Other post-nominals: BSc, PhD, MSc genealogical studies, PGCE, CEng, CITP, FBCS
- access to London archives
- family history writing
- one-name studies
- online investigation
- pedigree research
BSc, Zoology at University of Edinburgh
PhD, Parasitology at University of Edinburgh
Post-graduate Certificate in Genealogical Studies at University of Strathclyde
MSc, Genealogical Studies at University of Strathclyde
PGCE at Moray House College of Education