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Midlothian Genealogy (Edinburgh)

 
Description

"Edinburghshire (or mid-Lothian), maritime co. in SE. of Scotland; is bounded E. by Haddington (or East-Lothian), Berwick, and Roxburgh; S. by Selkirk and Peebles; SW. by Lanark; and NW. by Linlithgow (or West-Lothian); coast-line, 12 miles; 231,724 ac., pop. 389,164. The surface is finely diversified. The Moorfoot Hills, a continuation of Lammermuirs, occupy the SE.; the Pentland Hills stretch across the co. from the SW"
from The New London Gazetteer 1826

Genuki - Midlothian
Genuki is the largest collection of research information
on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
 
Berwickshire, Roxburghshire, Selkirkshire, Peebleshire
Midlothian 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
Midlothian Message Board
post and read about Midlothian genealogy with other researchers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Midlothian
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web
 




 
 
 

More Midlothian 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
Midlothian Parish Registers
549,000 records including births, deaths, marriages, tombstone inscriptions,
parish registers, tax lists, wills from the early 1500s to the mid- to late-1800s
early Edinburgh records names listed alphabetically
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Midlothian
Midlothian 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 - Midlothian
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers
1851 Census - Midlothian
a 2% sample of 1851 Census for Midlothian - zip file