Resources by county

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.

Shetland Newspaper Transcriptions

This site by Janice Halcrow includes indexes of historic births, marriages and death announcements made in the Shetland newspapers. The indexes are in PDF format and cover 1872-1975. There are also transcriptions of the birth, marriage and death notices from…

Ancestry.com – United Kingdom – Census and Voters Lists

These include:• 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911 census for England, Scotland (not 1911), Wales, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. The records are fully indexed with a free surname search. A variety of subscription options offer…

Peter Madden’s Emigrant Databases – Ireland and Scotland

There are databases for Galway, Ireland, 1828-1864, Tipperary, Ireland, 1828-1865 and Inverness, Scotland, 1828-1866. These databases record the details of assisted emigrants from these counties to New South Wales and Queensland with some to Victoria. They list name, age, year…

Falkirk Council Archives

Falkirk Archives is located at Callendar House. Its purpose is to preserve the history of local life in the Falkirk Council area. The Archives is open free of charge, and you can use it to research Falkirk’s past and your…