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*Scottish Resources and help pages on [http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?board=84.0 RootsChat Scottish Resources and help pages. (Free)].
 
*Scottish Resources and help pages on [http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?board=84.0 RootsChat Scottish Resources and help pages. (Free)].
 
*Catholic Church births and baptisms for 1703-1955 are now indexed on [http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk ScotlandsPeople].  
 
*Catholic Church births and baptisms for 1703-1955 are now indexed on [http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk ScotlandsPeople].  
*NEW! Join a Genealogy Research Community for Scotland [https://www.familysearch.org[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Scotland-Genealogy-Research-Community/225339430873235 Facebook]!
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*NEW! Join a Genealogy Research Community for Scotland [[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Scotland-Genealogy-Research-Community/225339430873235 Facebook]]
 
*An index of 21,000 passengers who left Scottish ports 1890-1960 is on [http://www.abdn.ac.uk/emigration/index.html Scottish Emigration Database]  
 
*An index of 21,000 passengers who left Scottish ports 1890-1960 is on [http://www.abdn.ac.uk/emigration/index.html Scottish Emigration Database]  
 
*[http://www.hebrideanconnections.com Hebridean Connection] is a useful site for those searching in the '''Western Isles'''.  
 
*[http://www.hebrideanconnections.com Hebridean Connection] is a useful site for those searching in the '''Western Isles'''.  

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Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: Alba) is a one of the four constituent countries of the United Kingdom (together with England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

The city of Edinburgh, on the east coast, is the country's capital, seat of government and chief commercial centre. The country's largest city is Glasgow. Other major cities include Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth, Stirling and Inverness.

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