Welcome to 'Footdee Ancestors'. . .

...back soon. This site is currently being rebuilt with new content, below are some useful links to be going on with.

Aberdeen & North East Family History Society

great images and some interesting insight

an excellent, eclectic mix of information about Aberdeen

Fittie Folk Aberdeen Facebook Page
great point of contact for all things Fittie.


Email: contact@footdeeancestors.co.uk

'They live together patriarchally, sometimes three
or four generations in a single room. The oars are
laid above them on the couples (or rafters) of their
cottages; the children may be seen sleeping on
nets in corners; and on the walls are creels,
baskets, and other fishing tackle'

"Penny Magazine" for 26th September 1840