Scottish ancestors

News
17 August 2017

Statutory birth, marriage and death records play a vital role in Scottish family history research, as Lulu discovered. Follow these three simple steps to discover your own ancestors

News
29 June 2017

Plus: Welsh tithe maps go online; ScotlandsPeople releases records of breakaway Presbyterian sects; University seeks information about 1920s Yorkshire criminals

News
26 June 2017

The collection includes over 37,000 records of births, marriages and deaths dating from 1729 to 1855

Blog
15 June 2017

Ayrshire-based genealogist Chris Paton takes a look at 17 free resources to help you unlock your Caledonian family connections

Blog
30 March 2017

As we reach the end of the tax year, we look at some of the more unusual taxes of the past and how these six sites can help your family history research 

News
27 May 2016

A DNA study has uncovered a genetic marker that will help researchers confirm if they are descended from King Robert III, who ruled Scotland from 1390 to 1406

News
03 March 2015

As Scotland celebrates the 125th anniversary of the Forth Bridge, we take a look at a project to commemorate those who died building it

News
07 January 2015

Plus: York Archives reopen; Isle of Man records hit Findmypast; Denbighshire Record Office cuts opening times; Expert identifies British grave in Japan

News
09 October 2014

The National Library of Scotland has uploaded 5,000 Ordnance Survey maps of Edinburgh and London created between the 1940s and 60s

News
24 September 2014

Over 2.5 million historic school records from across England and Wales have been published online for the very first time

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