Recently completed a PgCert in Family and Local History at University of Dundee, having previously attended evening classes in Genealogy at University of Strathclyde.

Project Admin for the RETTIE Surname Project at FamilyTreeDNA.

Conducting the RETTIE One-Name Study.

Member of the Guild of One-Name Studies and Aberdeen & North-East Scotland Family History Society.

My first cousin twice removed is the actor James Finlayson.

I am descended from William Rettie christened in Monquhitter in 1678.



  1. gpcox

    My mother’s side (Barrow) came to the US by way of the British West Indies, but to go past her grandfather, we can’t tell if goes back to Ireland or England.

  2. Su Leslie

    Thanks for following my blog. I’m really interested in your Dundee course. Am wondering if “distance” learning extends to NZ!

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