Friday 3 June 2016

Ancestry adds standard textbook The Scotch Irish

All 1,280 pages now available to browse on Ancestry
Ancestry has added Charles Augustus Hanna's massive two-volume book The Scotch-Irish, or, the Scot in North Britain, North Ireland and North America. Published in 1902, it includes more than 1,280 pages telling the history of the Scots who settled in the north of Ireland, and their descendants who migrated and settled in America.

This standard reference work presented on the database as a browse-only compilation of detailed records. It mentions many prominent Scots-Irish individuals in the revolutionary war and other parts of American history, as well as lengthy descriptions and analysis of the conditions in both Scotland and Ireland at the time of the Plantation of Ulster.

Volume I comprises 39 chapters over 652 pages, while Volume II is arranged over 632 pages divided into five chapters, 26 Appendices, a bibliography and an index.