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Stirlingshire Genealogy

 
Description

"Stirlingshire, west-midland county of Scotland; consists of a main portion and two detached sections to the NE. included in Perthshire and Clackmannanshire; is bounded N. by Perthshire, NE. by Clackmannanshire and a detached portion of Perthshire, E. by the Firth of Forth and Linlithgowshire, S. by Linlithgowshire, Lanarkshire, and detached part of Dumbartonshire, and W. by Dumbartonshire; greatest length, NW. and SE., 46 miles; greatest breadth, NE. and SW., 22 miles; area, 286,338 ac., pop. 112,443. The E. part of the co. is flat, finely wooded, and well cultivated; and the valley of the Forth along the N. boundary includes some of the finest land in Scotland."
from John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles 1887

Genuki - Stirlingshire
Genuki is the largest collection of research information
on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
 
Perthshire, Clackmannanshire
Stirlingshire GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
 

National Archives of Scotland

Stirling Council Archives

National Library of Scotland
Stirlingshire Message Board
post and read about Stirlingshire genealogy with other researchers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Stirlingshire
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web
 




 
 
 

More Stirlingshire 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
Stirlingshire Parish Registers
98,000 records including baptisms/christenings, burials, marriages, tombstone inscriptions, obituaries, tax lists and wills
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Stirlingshire
Stirlingshire 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 - Stirlingshire
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers
1851 Census - Stirlingshire
a 2% sample of 1851 Census for Stirlingshire - zip file