Many people can trace their family history back to the North East of Scotland.
But how do you go about finding out more?
That's where a website jointly developed by Aberdeen City and Shire, Aberdeenshire Council and Aberdeen City Council can help.
'Routes to Your North East Roots' www.northeastscotlandroots.com provides helpful sources of information to help you establish your family history and to plan a visit to see the area your family comes from.
Exists to assist and promote the study of genealogy and family history based on the North-East corner of Scotland.