Programme 2 (January 11th) looks at occupations, and at what the way in which our ancestors earned their living can tell us about the Scotland in which they lived.
Programme 3 (January 18th) looks at Scotland's rich and varied maritime heritage
Programme 4 (January 25th) will study Scotland's military past
Programme 5 (February 1st) digs into the intriguing backgrounds to our surnames and the clues they can give us to our family background
Programme 6 (February 8th) deals with crime and how it was punished in the Scotland of the past
Programme 7 (February 15th) - for Valentine's weekend, time to look at love and marriage
Programme 8 (February 22nd) - general advice on how to go about working on your own family tree and how to substantiate those stories passed down from parents and grandparents without any corroborating evidence!
Well worth listening in, and don't forget that each episode will be available on the BBC iPlayer after transmission. The series website is at http://www.bbc.co.uk/radioscotland/features/digging_up_your_roots/
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