Scotland Genealogy

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*Catholic Church births and baptisms for 1703-1955 are now indexed on [[Www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk|www.scotlands people.gov.uk]].
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*[[Scotland Archives and Libraries|Archives and libraries]]  
 
*[[Scotland Archives and Libraries|Archives and libraries]]  
 
*[[Scotland Biography|Biography]]  
 
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*[[Scotland Church Directories|Church Directories]]  
 
*[[Scotland Church Directories|Church Directories]]  
 
*[[Scotland Church History|Church History]]  
 
*[[Scotland Church History|Church History]]  
*[[Scotland_Church_Records|Church Records]]  
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*[[Scotland Church Records|Church Records]]  
 
*[[Scotland Civil Registration- Vital Records|Civil Registration]]  
 
*[[Scotland Civil Registration- Vital Records|Civil Registration]]  
 
*[[Scotland Court Records|Court Records]]  
 
*[[Scotland Court Records|Court Records]]  
*[[Scotland Directories|Directories]]
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*[[Scotland Directories|Directories]]  
 
*[[Scotland Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]  
 
*[[Scotland Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]  
 
*[[Scotland Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]  
 
*[[Scotland Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]  
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*[[Scotland Handwriting|Handwriting]]  
 
*[[Scotland Handwriting|Handwriting]]  
 
*[[Scotland Heraldry|Heraldry]]  
 
*[[Scotland Heraldry|Heraldry]]  
*[[Scotland Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
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*[[Scotland Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]  
 
*[[Scotland Land and Property|Land and property]]  
 
*[[Scotland Land and Property|Land and property]]  
 
*[[Scotland Language and Languages|Language and Languages]]  
 
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*[[Scotland Periodicals|Periodicals]]  
 
*[[Scotland Periodicals|Periodicals]]  
 
*[[Scotland Poorhouses, Poor Law, Etc|Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.]]  
 
*[[Scotland Poorhouses, Poor Law, Etc|Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.]]  
*[[Scotland Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[Scotland Probate Records|Probate Records]]  
 
*[[Scotland Schools|Schools]]  
 
*[[Scotland Schools|Schools]]  
 
*[[Scotland Societies|Societies]]  
 
*[[Scotland Societies|Societies]]  
 
*[[Scotland Taxation|Taxation]]  
 
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*[[Scotland Civil Registration- Vital Records|Vital Records]]
 
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Welcome to the page for Scotland! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. This page is the portal to all that the wiki has to offer on Scotland. Through the Scotland portal page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Scotland records of genealogical value. However, these pages are works in progress and their content will grow with time. We invite you to contribute information.
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*An index of 21,000 passengers who left Scottish ports 1890-1960 is found on [http://www.abdn.ac.uk/emigration/index.html Scottish Emigration Database]
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*[http://www.hebrideanconnections.com Hebridean Connection] is a new and ongoing site useful for those searching in the '''Western Isles''' of Scotland.
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*One of the saddest events in the history of the '''Gareloch''' is the [http://www.helensburgh-heritage.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=255&Itemid=637 K13 submarine disaster], which took place during World War 1 on January 29 1917.
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__NOTOC__ [[Image:Flag.jpg|thumb|143px]] Welcome to the page for Scotland! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. This page is the portal to all that the wiki has to offer on Scotland. Through the Scotland portal page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Scotland records of genealogical value. However, these pages are works in progress and their content will grow with time. We invite you to contribute information.
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== Featured content ==
  
 
*'''Browse:''' [[:Category:Scotland|Pages for Scotland]]  
 
*'''Browse:''' [[:Category:Scotland|Pages for Scotland]]  
 
*'''Beginners Guide 1855 to 1901: [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/3/35/Finding_Records_of_Your_Ancestors_Scotland_1855_To_1901.pdf Finding Records of Your Ancestors Scotland 1855 To 1901]''' (42 Mb pdf file).  
 
*'''Beginners Guide 1855 to 1901: [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/3/35/Finding_Records_of_Your_Ancestors_Scotland_1855_To_1901.pdf Finding Records of Your Ancestors Scotland 1855 To 1901]''' (42 Mb pdf file).  
*'''Article:''' [[Getting_Started_With_Your_Scottish_Research|Getting Started]] - how to get started with your Scottish research.
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*'''Article:''' [[Getting Started With Your Scottish Research|Getting Started]] - how to get started with your Scottish research.  
 
*'''Article:'''&nbsp;[[Scotland History|Scotland History]]  
 
*'''Article:'''&nbsp;[[Scotland History|Scotland History]]  
 
*'''Article:'''&nbsp;[[Scotland Church Records Union Lists|Scotland Church Records Union List]]&nbsp;- introduction to this resource available in the Wiki.  
 
*'''Article:'''&nbsp;[[Scotland Church Records Union Lists|Scotland Church Records Union List]]&nbsp;- introduction to this resource available in the Wiki.  
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'''Click on a county to go to that county's page:''' {{Scotlandimagemap}}  
 
'''Click on a county to go to that county's page:''' {{Scotlandimagemap}}  
  
*[[Scotland Old Counties pre 1974 and New Counties post 1974|County list]] (with abbreviation codes)
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*[[Scotland Old Counties pre 1974 and New Counties post 1974|County list]] (with abbreviation codes)  
 
*[[Scotland Names Personal|Personal names]]  
 
*[[Scotland Names Personal|Personal names]]  
 
*[[Scotland Glossary of Genealogical Terms|Glossary of terms]]  
 
*[[Scotland Glossary of Genealogical Terms|Glossary of terms]]  
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*[[Scotland Strategies for Locating Births, Marriages and Deaths|Strategies]] for locating births, marriages, and deaths
 
*[[Scotland Strategies for Locating Births, Marriages and Deaths|Strategies]] for locating births, marriages, and deaths
 
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==Did you know?==
 
*An index of 21,000 passengers who left the ports of '''Glasgow''' and '''Greenock''' for non-European ports is available online at Aberdeen University. The dates are 1 January and 30 April 1923, and at other Scottish ports between 1890 and 1960. You can find these records on the [http://www.abdn.ac.uk/emigration/index.html Scottish Emigration Database]
 
*[http://www.hebrideanconnections.com Hebridean Connection] is a new and ongoing site useful for those searching in the '''Western Isles''' of Scotland.
 
*One of the saddest events in the history of the '''Gareloch''' is the [http://www.helensburgh-heritage.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=255&Itemid=637 K13 submarine disaster], which took place during World War 1 on January 29 1917.
 
 
 
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Revision as of 21:01, 1 February 2010

News and Events


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Did You Know?
  • An index of 21,000 passengers who left Scottish ports 1890-1960 is found on Scottish Emigration Database
  • Hebridean Connection is a new and ongoing site useful for those searching in the Western Isles of Scotland.
  • One of the saddest events in the history of the Gareloch is the K13 submarine disaster, which took place during World War 1 on January 29 1917.
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Welcome to the page for Scotland! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. This page is the portal to all that the wiki has to offer on Scotland. Through the Scotland portal page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Scotland records of genealogical value. However, these pages are works in progress and their content will grow with time. We invite you to contribute information.

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