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Lanarkshire Genealogy (Glasgow)


"Lanarkshire, inland co. in SW. of Scotland; is bounded N. by Dumbartonshire and Stirlingshire, E. by Linlithgowshire, Edinburghshire, and Peeblesshire, S. by Dumfriesshire, and W. by Ayrshire and Renfrewshire; greatest length, NW. and SE., 52 miles; greatest breadth, NE. and SW., 34 miles; area, 564,284 ac., pop. 904,412. Lanarkshire is often called Clydesdale, occupying, as it does, the valley of the Clyde, which traverses the county from SE. to NW., and receives numerous tributary streams, including the Douglas, Avon, and Calder."
from The New London Gazetteer 1826
Genuki - Lanarkshire
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on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
Dumbartonshire, Stirlingshire, Peebleshire
Lanarkshire 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
Lanarkshire Message Board
post and read about Lanarkshire genealogy with other researchers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Lanarkshire
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
Lanarkshire Parish Registers
160,000 records including births, deaths, marriages, tombstone inscriptions,
parish registers, tax lists, wills from the early 1500s to the mid- to late-1800s
A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in this county
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Lanarkshire
Lanarkshire 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 - Lanarkshire
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers

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