BIRTH, MARRIAGE AND DEATHS SCOTLAND
(1855 to present)
ScotlandsPeople (National Records of Scotland)
Also, hold wills, census, valuation and coats of arms
Free Search of Records, credits can be purchased to view and download copies of original certificates, census and wills
The following is an online Genealogical listing of national archives, public records, articles, features and resources that relate to family history in Scotland with an emphasis on SW Scotland). It only covers the most popular with some notes to explain what the contain and how to search.
CHURCH RECORDS FOR SCOTLAND
Records can also be found at Find my Past
NATIONAL RECORDS OF SCOTLAND
Has a large searchable catalogue of records held at the Records Office in Edinburgh and can be ordered online for viewing in person at the office. Or, copies can be purchased if permissible.
Searchable catalogue, national maps and digital library
NEWS PAPER RECORDS SCOTLAND
OTHER SOURCES RELATING TO SCOTLAND
(Indexes to wills, apprenticeships, burgh records etc)
SCOTTISH MEDIEVAL SOURCES
Created 18 December, 2017; updated 2/10/21
DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY RECORDS
(Includes Dumfries and Troqueer Church records)
LOCAL HISTORY AND PROJECTS OF INTEREST TO MILLIGAN/MILLIKEN RESEARCH
Maps at the National Library of Scotland. Of special interest are the Drumlanrig Estate Maps, which including the lands of Blackmyre near Penpont.
SOURCES RELATING TO BRITAIN
MAPS AND PLACE NAMES OF SCOTLAND
Includes Land, tax and poll records 1600s & 1700s