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Aberdeenshire Genealogy


"ABERDEENSHIRE, a maritime Co. in the NE. of Scotland; bounded N. and E. by the German Ocean; S. by the counties of Kincardine, Forfar, and Perth; and W. by the counties of Inverness and Banff. Greatest length, NE. and SW., 85 miles; greatest breadth, NW. and SE., 42 miles; coast-line, 60 miles. Area, 1955.4 sq. m., or 1,251,451 ac. Pop. 267,990,"
Bartholemew's Gazetteer of the British Isles, 1887
Genuki - Aberdeenshire
Genuki is the largest collection of research information
on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
Kincardine, Forfar, Perth, Inverness, Banff
Aberdeenshire GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
  Library - University of Aberdeen
Aberdeenshire Message Board
post and read about Aberdeenshire genealogy with other researchers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Aberdeenshire
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web

Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source record information of ancestors:
800 Million Name UK Database
search 800 million UK (including Scotland) records in over 60 individual databases
Aberdeenshire Parish Registers
116,000 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 - Aberdeenshire
Aberdeenshire 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
links to cemetery transcriptions here
FreeCen - Aberdeenshire
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers

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