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Caithness Genealogy


"Caithness County is a county in the north east of Scotland, bounded on the north by the Pentland Firth; on the east and south east by North Sea; and on the west and south west by the county of Sutherland ... "
from "A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland", 1951
Genuki - Caithness
Genuki is the largest collection of research information
on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
Caithness GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
  Wick Library
Caithness Message Board
post and read about Caithness genealogy with other researchers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Caithness
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
Caithness Parish Registers
9,900 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 - Caithness
Caithness 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 - Caithness
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers

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