Routes to Your North East Roots

This site acts as a directory to the organisations and institutions in the City of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire which hold original records or secondary sources of information useful for family history research in north east Scotland. The extensive Useful Links…

NE Scotland Genealogy

This site by Colin Milne includes: pictures and details of many local graveyards; articles from local newspapers & journals; extracts from antiquarian books; details of his ancestors; local pictures of interest plus more for Aberdeenshire and Kincardshire.

Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives

There is a family history link and detailed information on the records held. The catalogues link includes access to the online catalogue plus links to a number of guides and lists that are available to download. There is also access…

Index to Memorial Inscriptions – Scotland

This index by the Aberdeen & North East Scotland Family History Society covers the counties of Aberdeenshire, Banffshire, Kincardineshire and Moray. It lists 10,000+ names and any dates associated with them plus who else is recorded on the same headstone.

National Library of Scotland – Online Directories

These include post office, street and trade directories. Currently there are 694 directories covering 1773-1911 for the following: Aberdeen (88), Airdrie (1), Angus and Mearns (2), Ayrshire (32), Bute (19), Clackmannan (1), Dalkeith (8), Dumfries (1), Dundee (52), Edinburgh (128),…