Christine Woodcock


Join Us for a Celtic Genealogy Cruise

MAY 4 – 16, 2019 Visit your ancestral homeland by sea – just like your ancestors did! This cruise allows opportunities to research your ancestors while in port. The cruise begins and ends in Dublin where there will be the opportunity to visit the EPIC Emigration Museum, consult with experts or conduct research at the Irish Family History Centre. From […]


Newest In-Brief Research Guide “Turning Your Family Tree into a Family Treasure” 2

IDG Introduces their Newest In-Brief Research Guide: “Turning Your Family Tree into a Family Treasure” By Christine Woodcock The In-Depth Genealogist (IDG) is pleased to present their newest in-brief research guide in the research series by writer, Christine Woodcock, entitled “An In-Brief Guide to Turning Your Family Tree into a Family Treasure”. Christine wrote the column “In Search of Your Scottish […]


An In-Depth Look at Scottish Asylum Records 1

The New Lunacy Act of 1857 allowed for all insane persons in Scotland to be admitted to an asylum. This was to be a separate institution from Poor Houses or hospitals where the insane had been prior to 1857. This also standardized the reporting procedures for those with mental health issues who were in need of institutional care. Annual reports were […]


SCGS Jamboree 2017 Wrap-Up

I had the honour of being a speaker at this year’s Jamboree – the annual conference of the Southern California Genealogy Society in Burbank California. In addition to speaking, I had a booth in the Exhibit Hall. Ahead of the genealogy conference was the Genetic Genealogy Conference. I arrived at the hotel on Thursday, June 8th. Thanks to flight delays, […]


Chit Chat Live: Genealogy Tours of Scotland

This week Chit Chat Live talks with Christine Woodcock, owner of Genealogy Tours of Scotland. If you are a follower of The In-Depth Genealogist, you also know that Christine is also one of our writers. In this episode Christine shares the details of how she prepares her clients for their trips to Scotland, by starting a year in advance. Grab […]