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Scottish Criminals/Lunatics/Paupers Video

Canadian genealogist Christine Woodcock has offered her one-hour webinar, Criminals, Lunatics and Paupers: Finding Your Inmate Ancestors in the Scottish Records.

National Library of Scotland

383 digitized books on family histories are available on their website for free to be downloaded.

Scottish Indexes

Search indexes for:

mental health records

Scottish paternity index

Scotland's Criminal Database

Register of Deeds

Register of Sasines

Kelso Dispensary Patient Registers


Pre-1841 Censuses

1851, 1851 & 1861 Censuses

Scottish Vaccination Records

Scottish Witchcraft Book

The pages of a 350-year-old book covering the Names of Witches in Scotland, 1658 collection, has been published online.

The National Library of Scotland Post Office Directories

The National Library of Scotland Post Office Directories has digitised some 1,042 Post Office Directories (aka 'PODs'). Close to 700 of the directories from 1773 up to 1911, the latter year having been chosen to respect an unofficial closure period mirroring that of the 1911 census, are on their website with all of them on the Internet Archive has placed all of the volumes onto its website in a special 'Scottish Directories' sub-collection within its NLS category here . For some cities in Scotland you will find annual directories available up to the 1940s.

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