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Banffshire Genealogy


"BANFFSHIRE, a maritime county in the NE. of Scotland, stretching about 56 miles between Aberdeenshire and the cos. of Elgin and Inverness, and comprising a small detached section in Aberdeenshire. "
from Bartholemew's Gazetteer of the British Isles, 1887
Genuki - Banffshire
Genuki is the largest collection of research information
on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
Inverness, Aberdeenshire
Banffshire GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives Banff Public Library
Banffshire Message Board
post and read about Banffshire genealogy with other researchers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Banffshire
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
Banffshire Parish Registers
34,000 records including births, deaths, marriages, tombstone inscriptions,
parish registers, tax lists, wills from the early 1500s to the mid- to late-1800s
serves as a central contact site for persons interested in surnames
with connections to the Scottish county of Banffshire
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Banffshire
Banffshire 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 - Banffshire
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers

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