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*[[Getting Started With Your Scottish Research|Getting Started]] - how to get started with your Scottish research  
 
*[[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  
*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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*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 - Scotland 1855 To 1901] (42 Mb pdf file).  
 
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Researching_Your_Scottish_Ancestry_Before_1855 Researching Your Scottish Ancestry Before 1855]  
 
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Researching_Your_Scottish_Ancestry_Before_1855 Researching Your Scottish Ancestry Before 1855]  
 
*[[Scotland Record Selection Table|Record selection table]] - a list of the best records for finding specific information.
 
*[[Scotland Record Selection Table|Record selection table]] - a list of the best records for finding specific information.

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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

Click on a county to go to that county's page:
AberdeenshireAngusArgyllAyrshireBanffshireBerwickshireButeCaithnessClackmannanshireDumfriesshireDunbartonshireEast LothianFifeInverness-shireKincardineshireKinross-shireKirkcudbrightshireLanarkshireMidlothianMorayNairnshireOrkneyPeeblesshirePerthshireRenfrewshireRoss & CromartyRoxburghshireSelkirkshireStirlingshireShetlandSutherlandWest LothianWigtonshireDunbartonshireScotlandimagemap.jpg

Useful Websites

Click here for information about online resources for Scotland

FamilySearch Historical Record Collections

Online collections containing these records are located in FamilySearch.org

Wiki articles describing these collectiond are found at:

Scotland Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Scotland Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)