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Moray Genealogy


"Elginshire (or Morayshire), maritime co., in NE. of Scotland; is bounded N. by the Moray Firth, E. and SE. by Banff, SW. by Inverness, and W. by Nairn; coast-line, 30 miles; 304,606 ac.; pop. 43,788. Along the sea-coast the surface is mostly low and sandy; inland it consists of fertile valleys, divided by low hills, which gradually rise to the mountains on the S. border."
from The New London Gazetteer 1826
Genuki - Moray
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on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
Banffshire, Inverness-shire, Nairnshire
Moray 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
Moray Message Board
post and read about Moray genealogy with other researchers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Moray
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
Moray Parish Registers
3,000 records including births, deaths, marriages, tombstone inscriptions,
parish registers, tax lists, wills from the early 1500s to the mid- to late-1800s
community site with a section of Lossie genealogy
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Moray
Moray 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 - Moray
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers

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