Scotland Genealogy

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*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 on [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Join_a_Skype_Research_Community#Europe Skype] or [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Scotland-Genealogy-Research-Community/225339430873235 Facebook]!
 
*NEW! Join a Genealogy Research Community for Scotland on [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Join_a_Skype_Research_Community#Europe Skype] or [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Scotland-Genealogy-Research-Community/225339430873235 Facebook]!
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*[[Scotland Archives and Libraries|Archives and libraries]]  
 
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*[[Scotland Biography|Biography]]  
 
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*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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== Beginners' Corner  ==
 
== Beginners' Corner  ==
  
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*[[Getting Started With Your Scottish Research|Getting Started]] - how to get started with your Scottish research
 
*[[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  
*[[Scotland Record Selection Table|Record selection table]]
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*Beginners Guide: [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/3/35/Finding_Records_of_Your_Ancestors_Scotland_1855_To_1901.pdf Finding Records of Your Ancestors in Scotland 1855 To 1901] (42 Mb pdf file).
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*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Researching_Your_Scottish_Ancestry_Before_1855 Researching Your Scottish Ancestry Before 1855]
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*[[Scotland Record Selection Table|Record selection table]] - a list of the best records for finding specific information.
  
 
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*'''Browse:''' [[:Category:Scotland|Pages for Scotland]]  
 
*'''Browse:''' [[:Category:Scotland|Pages for Scotland]]  
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Researching_Your_Scottish_Ancestry_Before_1855 Researching Your Scottish Ancestry Before 1855].
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*'''Article:''' [[Scotland Church Records Union Lists|Scotland Church Records Union List]]&nbsp;- introduction to this resource available in the Wiki.  
*'''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).
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*'''Article:''' [[Scotland-s People|ScotlandsPeople]] - information about this premier website for online access to Scotland's genealogical records.
*'''Article:''' [[Getting Started With Your Scottish Research|Getting Started]] - how to get started with your Scottish research.
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*'''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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*'''Article:'''&nbsp;[[Scotland-s People|ScotlandsPeople]] - information about this premier website for online access to Scotland's genealogical records.
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Revision as of 22:37, 28 December 2011

News and Events
  • Catholic Church births and baptisms for 1703-1955 are now indexed on ScotlandsPeople.
  • NEW! Join a Genealogy Research Community for Scotland on Skype or Facebook!


Topics
Did You Know?
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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.

Beginners' Corner

Featured content

Research tools

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Useful Websites

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FamilySearch Historical Record Collections

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Scotland Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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