SCOTLAND

Counties

For a more detailed look at how county boundaries have changed over time, take a look at the detailed county maps.

INFORMATION RELATED TO ALL OF SCOTLAND

Archives and Libraries

Bibliography

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

Chronology

Church History

Church Records

Civil Registration

Scotland - Civil Registration - links and information.

Correctional Institutions

Court Records

Description and Travel

There are many websites which can be helpful for finding out about Scotland, whether you are planning to visit or not. Here are just a few of them (in no particular order):

Directories

Dwellings

  DiCamillo Companion to British and Irish Country Houses aims to list details of every country house ever built. There is a mass of information about history, architects, owners, estates, access, use as film sets, etc. You can search by county or town, as well as by house or owner name, etc.

Emigration and Immigration

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Gazetteers

Genealogy

Handwriting

Historical Geography

History

(Kirk Session - see Church Records)

Land and Property

Language and Languages

Law and Legislation

Maps

(Maritime History - see Merchant Marine)

Merchant Marine

Migration, Internal

Military History

(Monumental Inscriptions - see Cemeteries)

Names, Geographical

Names, Personal

Newspapers

Nobility

Occupations

Periodicals

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

Population

Probate Records

Schools

Social Life and Customs

Societies

Statistics

Taxation