Reference

Scotland

Sites

* Family History
From the General Register Office for Scotland.
* Family history in the National Archives of Scotland
In the National Archives of Scotland (NAS) you will find records created by Scottish government from the 12th century until the present day, along with private records created by businesses, landed estates, families, courts, churches and other corporate bodies.
* General Register Office for Scotland
The department of the devolved Scottish Administration responsible for the registration of births, marriages, deaths, divorces and adoptions in Scotland, and for carrying out periodic censuses of Scotland's population.
* National Archives of Scotland Edinburgh
* Registers of Scotland
* Researching Your Family History in Scotland
Brief guide from Scotlands People.
* Scotlands People
Official Scottish genealogy resource with access to around 80,000 records General Register Office for Scotland, the National Archives of Scotland and the Court of the Lord Lyon
* Scotlands People
The official government source of genealogical data for Scotland. Fully searchable index for locating genealogical information about scottish ancestors. Some access limitations apply.
* Scottish Archive Network
Provides access to Scottish written history, including valuable information on details such as Hospital Death Registers and Graverobbing. View digital images of original documents, and links to many Scottish Records through the Knowledge Base. From the National Archives of Scotland, and Geneaological Society of Utah
* Scottish Documents
Since 1999 the National Archives of Scotland (NAS) has been digitising Scottish historical records on a huge scale, in order to preserve the original records and to make digital surrogates more widely available. The website contains information and timelines for gaining access to those records.