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__NOTOC__ [[Image:Flag of Scotland.jpg|thumb|143px|Cross of St. Andrew]]'''Scotland''' is a one of the four constituent countries of the [[United Kingdom]] (together with [[England]], [[Wales]] and [[Northern Ireland]]). <br><br> 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'''.  
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__NOTOC__ [[Image:Flag of Scotland.jpg|thumb|143px|Flag of Scotland.jpg]]'''Scotland''' (Scottish Gaelic: Alba) is a one of the four constituent countries of the [[United Kingdom]] (together with [[England]], [[Wales]] and [[Northern Ireland]]). <br><br> 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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== Useful Websites  ==
 
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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)].
 
*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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*Read about 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 I.
 
*Read about 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 I.
  
<br> Click [[Scotland Websites|here]] for information about on-line resources for Scotland  
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<br> Click [[Scotland Websites|here]] for information about on-line resources for Scotland
  
 
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To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki see [[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Scotland pages|Help wanted on the Scotland pages]]  
 
To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki see [[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Scotland pages|Help wanted on the Scotland pages]]  
 
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Revision as of 09:46, 11 March 2014

Scotland Wiki Topics
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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.

Beginners' Corner

Reading these articles first may help you get started with your Scottish research.

Featured content

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

Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:

Did You Know?

Useful Websites


Click here for information about on-line resources for Scotland

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