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


INTRODUCTION

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

Pre-1855 Registers for the Established Church of Scotland, Catholic Church and other denominational churches in Scotland are at

Scotlandspeople

Coverage of Church of Old Parish Records

Dumfries & Troqueer Church and Kirk Session

Records can also be found at Find my Past



NATIONAL RECORDS OF SCOTLAND

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.

National Library of Scotland

Searchable catalogue, national maps and digital library

ScotlandsPlaces

Includes Land, tax and poll records 1600s & 1700s

OTHER SOURCES IN SCOTLAND

Scottish Records Society

(Indexes to wills, apprenticeships, burgh records etc)

Dumfries & Galloway Historical Records

Scottish Archives Network

Common Wealth Graves Commission

GWSFHS Web Linkds

Dumfries Archival Mapping Project


NEWS PAPER RECORDS SCOTLAND

News Paper Collection at National Library

The British News Paper Archives

British News Papers at Find my Past

Genes Reunited

The Wigtownshire Pages


SCOTTISH MEDIEVAL SOURCES

The 1467 Gaelic Manuscript


Created 18 December, 2017