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

Records also Find my Past

Certificates can be purchased at GOV.UK

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

Official Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial BMDs

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

Map Maker 4


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

Robert Well’s Webpage (Dumfries and Galloway Newspapers)


OTHER SOURCES IN SCOTLAND

Scottish Records Society

(Indexes to wills, apprenticeships, burgh records etc)

Scottish Archives Network

Common Wealth Graves Commission

GWSFHS Web Linkds

Gazetteer for Scotland

Scotland Genealogy (FamilySearch)

Dictionary of the Gaelic Language



SCOTTISH MEDIEVAL SOURCES

People of Medieval Scotland

Records of the Parliament of Scotland

The 1467 Gaelic Manuscript

The Dean of Lismore’s Book

The Glenmasan Manuscript

Jones’s Celtic Literature (Scotland)

Scottish Medieval Charters

Scottish History Society



Created 18 December, 2017



DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY RECORDS

Dumfries & Galloway Historical Records

(Includes Dumfries and Troqueer Church records)

Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society

Dumfries and Galloway Family History Society

History of the Burgh of Dumfries

Historical Families of Dumfriesshire and Border Wars

Historical Indexes Stewartry of Kirkcudbright

Old Kirkcudbright Genealogy

Kirkcudbright History Society

Wigtownshire Genealogy




LOCAL HISTORY AND PROJECTS OF INTEREST TO MILLIGAN/MILLIKEN RESEARCH

Dumfries Archival Mapping Project

Maps at the National Library of Scotland. Of special interest are the Drumlanrig Estate Maps, which including the lands of Blackmyre near Penpont.

The Lag Tower Preservation Trust

Dalgarnock Old Churchyard

Gatehouse Folk

Parish of Holywood

Old Dalgarnock Churchyard

Jardine’s Book of Martyrs

GUARD Archaeology