ScotlandsPlaces

ScotlandsPlaces offers placename searches across databases from Historic Environment Scotland, National Records of Scotland and National Library of Scotland. Enter a place name into the search box or select a county from the map or list. Some of the extensive resources available include:
• Digital maps and plans of counties, parishes, cities, towns, villages, farms, roads, canals, harbours, churches, school, public buildings, private houses, mines and quarries
• Historical Tax Rolls -  cart tax 1785-1798, dog tax 1797-1798 and farm horse tax 1797-1798
• Ordnance Survey Name Books
• Burgh registers
• Official reports such as Medical Officer of Health Reports 1891 and Land Ownership Commission Reports 1872-1873
• Published gazetteers and atlases
• Hydrographic Surveys
• Alexander Curle diaries 1908-1953
Note all resources on ScotlandsPlaces are now available free of charge.