United Kingdom & Ireland - Scotland

National Records of Scotland

On 1 April 2011 the National Archives of Scotland (NAS) and General Register Office for Scotland (GROS) merged to form the National Records of Scotland (NRS).  Click on the Family History link for an overview of the records available for…

ScotlandsPeople

This site is the official online source of parish register, civil registration, census and wills & testaments records for Scotland. The indexes are now free to search but a pay-per-view fee applies to access the digital images of the original…

FamilySearch – Scotland

The Historical Record Collections for the United Kingdom and Ireland include:• Scotland: Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950• Scotland: Marriages, 1561-1910 These collections have been compiled from family records, church records and civil registration records. These include indexes and extracts of the…

ScotlandsPeople list of OPRs by Parish for each County

This list is based on the Detailed List of the Old Parochial Registers of Scotland published in 1872. It lists the date range available for births and baptisms, marriages and proclamations of marriage plus deaths and burials for each parish.

The Coal Mining History Resource Centre on Archive.is

This site covers the history of coal mining in the UK. It includes a glossary of mining terms, photographs, maps and much more. The searchable National Database of Mining Deaths in Great Britain by Ian Winstanley lists 164,000+ names. There…

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

This collection includes searchable full text, page and article images. Those with a # have an additional year of content added annually. Titles for the United Kingdom, Ireland and other countries include: • Chinese Newspapers Collection 1832-1953 (23 English titles)* • The…

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

This site commemorates the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars. These include  Australian, Canadian, Indian, New Zealand, South African and United Kingdom forces. The Find War Dead casualty database lists…

National Library of Australia – eResources

The National Library of Australia eResources offers free home access to 212+ subscription databases to all residents of Australia. You need a National Library card and you can apply online. The card will be mailed to you within 5-10 working…