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Accidents and Disasters in Scotland in the 19th & 20th Centuries

Family History Talks and Presentations
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I'm available to give talks and presentations throughout the UK.

Bookings Welcome

Please contact me for a tailor made talk or presentation for your Family History or Local History Group.

Ready made subjects for an up to 60 minute talk, with slides, Powerpoint include the following:-

- Scottish Family History Research - Basic Building Blocks

- Using Scottish Record Offices

- Researching your Scottish Family History at the National Archives, Kew

- London Research

- Using Newspapers and Journals in your Family History Research

- Accidents and Disasters from Scotland on land and at Sea

- Railway Accidents in Scotland

- Coal Mining Disasters in Scotland

- Some Memorial Inscriptions and stories from 20 years of visiting Scottish graveyards and cemeteries

- Cross Family of Inchinnan and Erskine, Renfrewshire Scotland

- Cross Family of Kilmaronock, Dumnbartonshire, Scotland

- Cross Family connections around the World

- Henry Bell Cross : Ploughman Harbourmaster and Poet

- Robert Cross of Kew Gardens, London, Botanical Explorer in South America and India

- William Paterson Cross and Edith Ross - Scottish Musical and Touring Company in USA in 19th Century

- Emigrant Ships and their cargoes

- Renfrewshire Disasters

- Theatre Disasters in Scotland

and many many more........

Please e-mail me at


Telephone me on 01633 779731 to discuss how I can plan an interesting, sometimes sad, always surprising event for your Group or Society.

Very Reasonable Charges

Scottish Disasters