Caithness & Sutherland (Counties)

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About us

The project aims to:
- promote DNA testing to help individuals further their genealogical research
- help participants make the best use of testing and to make contact with their genetic cousins
- explore the deep ancestral origins of the inhabitants of Caithness and Sutherland
- encourage and support participation in surname, clan, family and haplogroup projects (including the Scottish DNA Project).

DNA links
Scottish DNA Project -

Genographic Project (Geno 2) -
International Society for Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG) -
ISOGG wiki (recommended) -

DNA - Clan and family
Gunn -
MacKay -
MacLeod -
MacKenzie -
Murray -
Sinclair -
Sutherland -

Scottish clan and surname Projects - (This list may not be up to date. Check the link below).
Check to see if you surname has a project -

Family History Societies

Caithness Family History Society -
Highland Family History Society -
Scottish Association of Family History Societies -

Useful links
Am Baile -
Caithness Archive Centre -
Caithness Broch Project -
Gaelic and Norse in the Landscape -
Kildonan Clearance Families -
Highland Archives -
Timespan, Helmsdale -