|Niall's General Links|
|Connected to Edinburgh? Lived there? Relations from there? Interested in
Photography? If the answer to any of these is yes, then you must visit this
site. It's brilliant!
|On line maps of Scotland, Scottish
Counties, Towns, Coasts and much more! From 1560!!!
|Adam Rankine died in Dumfries in 1859 and and when his belongings were
inventoried the total was £2268 6s 3d.
But how much is that actually??
That's what this site is for, I entered the amount that I wanted to check, the start year and the end year and clicked the button . Presto it calculates the value.
And in my case the answer was £1,530,000.00! calculated using the rise in average earnings. Pity I didn't get any of it, it was a bit before my time.
|The National Archives Currency Converter
The same example as above gives a value of £132,764.33
I think I prefer the Measuring Worth site
|A collection of the occupations or job descriptions of the people living
in London in the 1890's. Most of the descriptions are fairly self
|The occupations and daily work of our Scottish ancestors have changed as
trades, industries and professions have come and gone over hundreds of
This site has a list and description of about 500 unusual occupations, jobs and work found on 17th, 18th, 19th and early 20th century records, Census returns, and gravestone inscriptions in Scotland
|An amazing site with MASSES of links to everything you can think of
to do with Genealogy.