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Alan Stewart

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Full name Alan Stewart
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

family history, genealogy, local history

Editorial work Features writing
Last updated 28-09-2011 18:09


Alan Stewart has been a freelance family history writer since 2004, and regularly writes for genealogy magazines in the UK and North America.

Alan's books include "Grow Your Own Family Tree: The Easy Guide to Researching Family History" (Penguin, 2008) and "Gathering the Clans: Tracing Scottish Ancestry on the Internet" (Phillimore, 2004).

Alan has written about IT for the Financial Times, The Times, The Independent, and the Wall Street Journal Europe. He has also written a number of articles for Encyclopaedia Britannica's Books of the Year and Almanacs on topics including online genealogy, blogs, nanotechnology, and text messaging.

Alan was consultant editor of the fourth edition of the "Hutchinson Dictionary of Computing & the Internet" (Helicon, 2001), and his careers guide "How to Make it in IT" was published by Virgin in 2001. He was lead author for two analyst reports on Wi-Fi equipment and services published by Juniper Research in mid 2003.

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