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Aberdeenshire —

Aberdeen - Stair Parish Church
Aberdeen and North East Scotland Family History Society
Aberdeen Harbour Board - Photographic Archives
Aberdeenshire - UKIGenWeb
Aberdeenshire Roots - Ancestral Scotland

Census & Taxes —
  • 1881 Census - Residents of City Poor House, Nelson Street, St. Nicholas, Aberdeen
  • 1881 Census - Residents of Old Machar Poorhouse, St. Machar Place, Aberdeen
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    Angus — (formerly Forfarshire)
    Angus (or Forfarshire) - Angus is an ancient administrative unit, although its name, and areas covered, has changed over the years. Originaly called Forfarshire.
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    Argyllshire —
    Argyll - History of Stalker Castle in Appin
    Argyllshire - GenUKI web site. " ... a county on the west coast of
             Scotland, the second largest in the country..."
    Argyllshire - Skipness Parish Links to Genealogy Records

    Census & Taxes —
  • Argyllshire - 1841 Census of Colonsay
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    Ayrshire —
    Ayrshire - Ayrshire Roots
    Ayrshire - Stair Parish church
    Ayrshire - If you are researching in Maypole, Ayrshire, includes pictures of the Maypole Castle

    Census & Taxes —
  • Ayrshire - 1691 Hearth Tax Rolls
  • Ayrshire - 1819 Census of Stevenston
  • Ayrshire - 1841 / 1851 / 1861 Census
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    B
    Borders Family History Society - Covers the areas of Roxburghshire, Berwickshire, Selkirkshire, and Peebleshire.
    Burke's Peerage & Gentry - Titled Families Genealogical Guide
    C
    Cemetery inscriptions - (Scotland) with search capabilities
    Census & Cemetery Records - Selected Counties
    Central Scotland Family History Society - Stirlingshire
    Christie - Surname; NE Scotland, between Aberdeen & Stonehaven
    Clackmannanshire - 1841 Free Census Project (pending data aquisition)
    Clans map
    Clan BOYD International - BOYD soldiers in Civil War
    Clan Macfie
    Clan MacKENZIE - Homepage
    Clan MacLACHLAN Association
    D
    Dictionary of Scottish Language - Online lists (partial)
    1861 Census - Altandow, District of Coigach, Parish of Lochbroom
    Drew's Scottish Genealogy - And Ancestor Search Site

    Dumfriesshire —
    Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society

    Census & Taxes —
  • 1841 Census - 1841 Census (partial)
  • 1881 Census - Residents of Combination Poorhouse, Kirkpatrick Fleming, Dumfries
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    Dumbarton - local history
    Dunbartonshire - Scotland surname postings
    Dundee - Friends Of Dundee City Archives
    Tombs of the Dundee Howff - around 450 inscriptions now available to read.
    E
    East Ayrshire Family History Society
    Ever A Scot - Assorted Scottish information
    F
    Fife Family History Society
    G
    Gazetteer for Scotland
    GenUki
    General Register Office for Scotland (GRO)
    Glasgow & West of Scotland Family History Society
    H
    Highland Clearances - History of Scotland
    Highland Clearances - "Never again will a single story be told as though it is the only one" - John Berger. The Highland Clearances are stories of individual people, in some cases of their greed and in others of their suffering.
    Highland Family History Society
    Highland Hearts
    History of the Hightlands of Scotland - and information on Clans and tartans.
    I
    Interpreting Scottish Records
    Invergordon, Ross-shire
    Island of Mull - Collection of Fragments of Family History
    Isle of Mull - Genealogy
    K
    Kincardineshire
    Kinross and Fife County - 1841 Census by Parish
    L

    Lanarkshire —
    Lanarkshire - The Lanarkshire Surname List

    Census & Taxes —
  • 1881 Census - Residents of Barony Poorhouse, Barnhill near Glasgow, Lanarkshire
  • 1881 Census - Residents of Govan Combination Poorhouse Hospital Asylum, Govan, Lanark
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    Land and Property Records in East Lothian
    Largs and North Ayrshire Family History Society
    Lochbroom Parish - Ross-shire - some Coiqach genealogy
    Lothian Family History Society
    M

    Midlothian —
    Midlothian - Midlothian County, UKGenWeb

    Census & Taxes —
  • 1881 Census - Residents of City Poorhouse, Colinton, Edinburgh
  • 1881 Census - Residents of St. Cuthberts Poor House, Edinburgh
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    N
    National Archives of Scotland - A source for history of Scotland as a separate kingdom. Records span from 12th to21st Centuries
    National Museums of Scotland - A searchable archive of history and culture
    O
    Ordnance Survey Historic Maps of the United Kingdom - The maps are between 1846 - 1899. They are at 1:10,560 scale. There are more than 40,000 place names are available
    Orkney - 1891 Census of Wyre
    Orkney Isles - Towns and Parishes for all of the Orkney's
    Outer Hebrides - Genealogy and Family History
    P
    Parishes / Place Names Number - Complete Parish Number List
    Perthshire - 1841 Free Census Project
    R
    Register of Sasines (Land Records) - Tells about them and the availability for each county
    Renfrew-shire - Family History Society

    Ross and Cromarty —
    Ross and Comarty - Scotland GenWeb Project (Rootsweb)
    Ross and Comarty - UKGenWeb
    Ross-shire - Ross and Cromarty, Free Census site
    Ross-shire - Kincardine Parish, Croick Church
    Ross-shire - Lochbroom Parish Coigach District Genealogy
    Roxburgh-shire - Village of Liddesdale, Land of Mystery, Magic and the Sword.

    Census & Taxes —
  • Ross-shire - 1851 Census of Altandow
  • Ross-shire - 1841 Census of Reiff, Parish of Lochbroom, Ross & Cromarty
  • Ross-shire - 1861 Census of Altandow, District of Coigach, Parish of Lochbroom
  • Ross-shire - 1861 Census of Reiff, Parish of Lochbroom, District of Coigach
  • Ross-shire - 1871 Census of Reiff, Parish of Lochbroom, District of Coigach
  • Ross-shire - 1881 Census of Residents of Easter Ross Poorhouse, Tain, Ross & Cromarty
  • Ross-shire - 1891 Census Lochbroom Parish for Reiff, Faochag, and Camusglassellan
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    S
    Scotland - All About Scotland and the Scottish Highlands
    Scotland - Birth, Death and Marriage Exchange
    Scotland - Welcome to the ScotlandGenWeb Project
    Scotland Online - Access to Genealogy, Scottish Heritage, Tartans, Etc.
    Scotland Research Outline - Civil Registration
    Scotland Royal Genealogy
    Scottish Archive Network
    Scottish Association of Family History Societies
    Scottish Borders - Birth, Marriage, and Death Recoards for selected parishs
    Scottish Cemetery Records
    Scottish Census Records on-line - partial results from some counties
    Scottish Clans - Listing Clans & Societies, websites and Email addresses
    Scottish Clans and Tartans
    Scottish Clans - Genealogy, history & links to 100 popular Scottish sites
    Scottish Council Regions - Edinburgh
    Scottish Genealogy Society - Maps
    Scottish Emigration Database - contains the records of over 21,000 passengers who embarked at Glasgow and Greenock for non-European ports between 1 January and 30 April 1923, and at other Scottish ports between 1890 and 1960.
    Scottish Handwriting - tutorials and weekly tips for deciphering old Scottish script
    Scottish Military History Society
    Scottish Monarchs
    Scottish Occupations - A list of over 800 occupations, their definitions and variants, taken directly from the index to Scottish Wills and Testaments 1500-1875
    Scottish Roots - searching for your famly history in Scotland
    Scottish Royalty
    Scottish Studies - Guelph University, Onatario, Canada
    Scottish Wedding Customs
    Selkirk - Inhabitnats in the Burg of Selkirk, 16 Jun 1817
    Selkirkshire, Scotland Genealogy - Photo's, 1817 Census, & borders history
    Shetland Family History Society - old (1791-99) & new (1834-45)
    Stastical Accounts of Scotland - old (1791-99) & new (1834-45)
    Syke's Scottish History Timeline
    T
    Tain-Through-Time - Ancient Museum and home of the Clan ROSS
    Tartans
    Tay Valley Family History Society
    The Magazine of the Kintyre Antiquarian & Natural History Society
    Troon, Ayrshire Family History Society
    W
    West Lothian - 1841 Free Census Project (data is pending)
    Western Isles - The ScotlandGenWeb Project
    Wills - (Scottish) 16th and 17th Century

    Wigtownshire —
    Wigtownshire - Reference pages
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