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Scotland Genealogy

Scottish Counties
Aberdeenshire
Angus
Argyll
Ayrshire
Banffshire
Berwickshire
Bute
Caithness

Clackmannanshire
Dumfriesshire
Dunbartonshire
East Lothian
Fife
Inverness-shire
Kincardineshire
Kinross-shire

Kirkcudbrightshire
Lanarkshire (Glasgow)
Midlothian (Edinburgh)
Moray
Nairnshire
Orkney
Peebleshire
Perthshire
Renfrewshire
Ross & Cromarty
Roxburghshire
Selkirkshire
Shetland
Stirlingshire
Sutherland
West Lothian
Wigtownshire
Genuki - Scotland
Genuki is the largest collection of research information
on the net for UK

Archives

National Archives of Scotland
based in Edinburgh; National Archives of Scotland is a principal repository for
the public and legal records of Scotland but also holds many local and private archives
Scotland GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Libraries
National Library of Scotland
Scotland's largest library and the world centre for the study of Scotland and the Scots
Scottish Genealogy Society Library
large collection of genealogy records, books, family histories and monumental inscriptions
 
Scotland Message Board
post and read about Scotland genealogy with other researchers
Genealogy Societies & Groups
The Scottish Genealogy Society
free online access to their Family History Surname Index consists of
over 2,500 separate files
deposited by researchers with the society over a period of more than 45 years

 
Scottish Association of Family History Societies
aims to promote and encourage the study of Scottish family history,
and provide a forum for the exchange, collection and distribution of information among members
 
Cyndi's List - Scotland
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web
 
 



Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source record information of ancestors:
 
Scottish Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates
how to get a Scottish birth certificate less than 100 years old,
a Scottish marriage certificate less than 75 years old
or a Scottish death certificate less than 50 years old
 
search for your Scottish ancestors in this database of Scottish Births, Deaths and Marriages
of user contributed records

British Phone Books 1880-1984
search results include Surname of person, address, phone number
thousands of names from the 1500s to the 1800s
 
Cemeteries
links to cemetery transcriptions here
 
 
800 Million Name UK Database
search 800 million UK (including Scotland) records in over 60 individual databases
Censuses
 
1851 Census
a 2% sample of 1851 Census for some Scottish parishes - zip files
 
Census Online - Scotland
some Scottish censuses, indexed by county
Military
Scots at War Trust
has a Roll of Honour, surname list, veterans pages
 
Roll of Honour
war memorials and rolls of honour for some Scottish counties
 


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