This listing of general sources is presented here courtesy of the TalkingScot discussion group. For a fully up-to-date version of this list you are encouraged to log on to TalkingScot at .

There are very many very useful websites relating to Scottish genealogical research. A selection of these is presented here.


Useful Sites

The official government source of genealogical data for Scotland

The National Archives of Scotland

(1) IGI Search page
(2) FamilySearch homepage

Hugh Wallis's Genealogical Web Sites
An index to IGI batch numbers and other IGI features

The National Archives

General Register Office for Scotland

The National Archives of Ireland

The Ships List

The Statistical Accounts of Scotland

The Newsplan 2000 Project

Old Occupations in Scotland List


Scottish Documents
over 520,000 Scottish wills and testaments dating from 1500 to 1901.

The Gazetteer for Scotland

Scottish Handwriting

ScotsFind Site

Poor Houses in Scotland

The Mitchell Library in Glasgow

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Scottish National War Memorial

Strathclyde Area Genealogy Centre
22 Park Circus, Glasgow

Scots Origins

The Glasgow Story
including 1913-1914 Valuation Rolls for Glasgow

The Clydebank Story

Bible Records

Fife Pits

Cindy's List

Tom Paterson's Roots

Scottish Archives Network

The Guild of One-Name Studies Scottish Catholic Heritage at home and abroad

Census Finder


Scottish History On line

The Moray Burial ground Research Group


Ross Genealogy is not endorsing these sites or their contents. They are listed as found.
Some of these websites operate on a pay-to-view basis. That is outwith the control of Ross Genealogy


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