Spring, Alison


Spring, Alison

Genealogist, speaker, tutor, writer, blogger

  • Individuals/Families research, Mentoring/Tutoring, Seminars/Courses, Speaking, Writing
  • Glasgow, Scotland
  • Updated 3 years ago


With over 40 years’ experience in genealogical research, Alison Spring specialises in Scottish family history. She is particularly well versed in searching birth, marriage and death records as well as poor law, electoral, and church records.  Previous research clients include authors, media organisations, and family finding support groups, as well as private individuals.  She is one of Glasgow City Archives’ listed researchers at the Mitchell Library.

Alison is an experienced genealogy tutor and currently works with postgraduate students at the University of Strathclyde.  She can be contacted regarding presentations and talks at conferences and other meetings and is happy to cover subjects such as pre-1855 Scottish research or Glasgow poor relief records. Other topics she presents on are listed on her website at https://scotsancestors.weebly.com/presentations–talks.html

If you would like her to present on other subjects please get in touch.


  • Poor Relief records


  • 2015-2019
    Masters Degree in Family & Local History at University of Dundee
  • 2006-2010
    Certificate of Higher Education Open at Open University
  • 2020
    City & Guilds Award in Education and Training at Forth Valley College


To contact this candidate email acspring@gmail.com

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