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Kinross-shire Genealogy

 
Description

"Kinrossshire, inland co. of Scotland; is bounded W. and N. by Perthshire, and E. and S. by Fifeshire; greatest length, N. and S., 10 miles; greatest breadth, E. and W., 12 miles; 46,485 ac.; pop. 6697. After Clackmannan, Kinross is the smallest co. in Scotland. The surface presents the appearance of a level plain almost surrounded by hills--the Ochil Hills in the NW., the Lomond Hills in the E., Benarty Hill in the S., and the Cleish Hills in the SW.; in the centre of this plain is Loch Leven."
from The New London Gazetteer 1826

Genuki - Kinross-shire
Genuki is the largest collection of research information
on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
 
Perthshire, Fife
Kinross-shire GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
 
National Archives of Scotland National Library of Scotland
Kinross-shire Message Board
post and read about Kinross-shire genealogy with other researchers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Kinross-shire
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web
 




 
 
 

More Kinross-shire Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source records of ancestors:
 
800 Million Name UK Database
search 800 million UK (including Scotland) records in over 60 individual databases
Kinross-shire Parish Registers
44,000 records including births, deaths, marriages, tombstone inscriptions,
parish registers, tax lists, wills from the early 1500s to the mid- to late-1800s
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Kinross-shire
Kinross-shire war memorials and rolls of honour
 
General Register for Scotland - Scotlands People Database
Pay Per View - Government index of Scottish births and baptisms 1553-1904,
marriages 1553-1929 , deaths 1855 - 1954 and censuses 1871- 1901
Scottish Historical Records Database Search
search over 40 databases including 1841-1901 censuses, emigration records, passenger lists, city directories
Cemeteries
links to cemetery transcriptions here
 
Censuses
FreeCen - Kinross-shire
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers
1851 Census - Kinross-shire
a 2% sample of 1851 Census for Kinross-shire - zip file