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  154. <div class="field field-name-field-location-active field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img src="/files/sct/sct_cnty_map.gif" alt="" usemap="#map" /><map name="map" id="map"><area shape="poly" coords="326,346,308,323,295,337,301,352,270,374,245,405,229,436,380,435,355,430" href="/big/eng" alt="England" title="England" /><area shape="poly" coords="287,313,301,317,309,325,296,337,287,334,282,343,271,330,268,319,279,320" href="/big/sct/BEW" alt="Berwickshire" title="Berwickshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="164,429,155,415,151,397,156,392,160,399,164,395,159,389,163,382,167,385,182,381,194,408,191,423" href="/big/sct/WIG" alt="Wigtownshire" title="Wigtownshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="237,402,229,378,217,379,206,362,191,375,182,381,195,409,204,415,218,417,221,409,232,413" href="/big/sct/KKD" alt="Kircudbrightshire" title="Kircudbrightshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="269,374,245,405,237,403,230,380,219,379,207,363,212,349,228,362,238,356,245,353,249,359,254,356,262,365,266,361" href="/big/sct/DFS" alt="Dumfries-shire" title="Dumfries-shire" /><area shape="poly" coords="270,375,265,363,261,364,255,357,270,353,274,341,272,331,282,343,288,336,296,338,301,353" href="/big/sct/ROX" alt="Roxburghshire" title="Roxburghshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="249,358,246,353,247,346,261,342,262,333,268,331,273,332,274,342,270,354,257,359" href="/big/sct/SEL" alt="Selkirkshire" title="Selkirkshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="247,355,237,356,235,337,242,330,248,324,254,324,263,333,268,333,260,343,248,346" href="/big/sct/PEE" alt="Peebles-shire" title="Peebles-shire" /><area shape="poly" coords="219,311,234,308,242,310,237,318,233,320,226,318" href="/big/sct/WLN" alt="West Lothian" title="West Lothian" /><area shape="poly" coords="247,309,262,314,267,320,273,333,268,334,262,333,255,325,248,323,237,318,242,311" href="/big/sct/MLN" alt="Midlothian" title="Midlothian" /><area shape="poly" coords="263,314,272,306,283,308,287,314,279,320,268,320" href="/big/sct/ELN" alt="East Lothian" title="East Lothian" /><area shape="poly" coords="245,290,248,285,243,280,235,280,230,288,232,292" href="/big/sct/KRS" alt="Kinross-shire" title="Kinross-shire" /><area shape="poly" coords="279,295,280,285,272,280,262,270,245,281,248,285,246,291,233,292,222,299,233,308,249,310,263,297,276,298" href="/big/sct/FIF" alt="Fife" title="Fife" /><area shape="poly" coords="228,362,212,350,213,342,203,334,202,322,193,309,200,307,210,312,220,312,227,319,234,320,243,321,243,329,236,338,237,357" href="/big/sct/LKS" alt="Lanarkshire" title="Lanarkshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="232,291,225,285,218,287,218,298,225,302" href="/big/sct/CLK" alt="Clackmannanshire" title="Clackmannanshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="210,313,202,308,212,305,220,305,220,312" href="/big/sct/DNB" alt="Dunbartonshire" title="Dunbartonshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="185,278,191,281,201,289,219,288,219,298,234,308,220,312,220,306,212,306,204,309,197,312,190,301,190,295,184,286" href="/big/sct/STI" alt="Stirlingshire" title="Stirlingshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="203,321,194,311,177,314,190,331,201,334" href="/big/sct/RFW" alt="Renfrewshire" title="Renfrewshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="164,384,178,349,169,319,177,314,191,330,204,335,207,343,213,343,213,351,208,364,192,375,168,386" href="/big/sct/AYR" alt="Ayrshire" title="Ayrshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="156,356,144,343,156,320,164,321,164,347" href="/big/sct/BUT" alt="Bute" title="Bute" /><area shape="poly" coords="165,318,169,304,174,271,185,253,180,241,155,246,160,235,145,229,135,237,112,237,68,257,103,289,91,327,129,373,139,365,149,319" href="/big/sct/ARL" alt="Argyllshire" title="Argyllshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="195,311,187,291,185,279,175,271,170,304,179,315" href="/big/sct/DNB" alt="Dunbartonshire" title="Dunbartonshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="177,272,185,253,181,242,215,225,230,225,246,232,257,260,251,266,263,271,247,281,236,281,232,290,224,286,199,288" href="/big/sct/PER" alt="Perthshire" title="Perthshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="264,273,281,273,289,262,293,247,274,226,261,226,248,233,257,259,253,266" href="/big/sct/ANS" alt="Angus (Forfarshire)" title="Angus (Forfarshire)" /><area shape="poly" coords="294,248,275,226,286,214,309,211,306,235" href="/big/sct/KCD" alt="Kincardineshire" title="Kincardineshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="309,212,320,195,323,169,294,168,288,181,278,177,269,181,269,191,260,195,250,210,236,213,229,224,249,233,261,227,276,226,287,215" href="/big/sct/ABD" alt="Aberdeenshire" title="Aberdeenshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="295,169,263,166,238,195,241,206,237,214,251,211,261,196,269,191,271,182,279,178,289,182" href="/big/sct/BAN" alt="Banffshire" title="Banffshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="265,166,240,195,231,187,230,171,251,162" href="/big/sct/MOR" alt="Morayshire" title="Morayshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="231,172,215,176,217,185,228,195,233,189" href="/big/sct/NAI" alt="Nairnshire" title="Nairnshire" /><area shape="poly" coords="53,222,48,215,63,170,57,161,88,138,80,127,99,131,100,141,99,141,132,173,138,194,144,199,161,210,168,207,163,198,161,197,165,186,178,179,190,177,204,179,212,173,217,177,218,185,229,195,233,189,241,196,242,206,231,224,215,225,182,243,157,245,160,236,147,231,137,237" href="/big/sct/INV" alt="Inverness-shire" title="Inverness-shire" /><area shape="poly" coords="180,85,173,93,173,105,158,120,162,125,167,125,173,130,181,124,192,139,220,145,246,127,229,119,233,103,229,90,204,96" href="/big/sct/SUT" alt="Sutherland" title="Sutherland" /><area shape="poly" coords="275,80,249,71,273,27,309,27" href="/big/sct/OKI" alt="Orkney Islands" title="Orkney Islands" /><area shape="rect" coords="330,10,390,119" href="/big/sct/SHI" alt="Shetland Islands" title="Shetland Islands" /><area shape="poly" coords="81,127,79,120,87,112,95,117,98,111,102,103,119,93,162,125,168,125,173,131,181,124,192,139,220,145,219,153,228,151,227,159,221,165,213,169,213,174,205,180,191,178,179,179,166,187,164,198,169,207,161,209,145,200,138,194,134,173,101,142,100,132" href="/big/sct/ROC" alt="Ross &amp; Cromarty" title="Ross &amp; Cromarty" /><area shape="poly" coords="231,92,239,89,249,88,254,84,272,86,271,92,265,97,265,108,260,116,250,121,246,127,231,120,233,104" href="/big/sct/CAI" alt="Caithness" title="Caithness" /></map></div></div></div>
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  160. <div class="field field-name-field-linksr field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <div class="gki_linksr gki_linksr"><ul><li><a href="#Manors">Manors</a></li><li><a href="#Maps">Maps</a></li><li><a href="#MedicalRecords">Medical Records</a></li><li><a href="#MerchantMarine">Merchant Marine</a></li><li><a href="#Migration">Migration, Internal</a></li><li><a href="#MilitaryHistory">Military History</a></li><li><a href="#MilitaryRecords">Military Records</a></li><li><a href="#NamesGeographical">Names, Geographical</a></li><li><a href="#NamesPersonal">Names, Personal</a></li><li><a href="#Naturalisation">Naturalisation and Citizenship</a></li><li><a href="#Newspapers">Newspapers</a></li><li><a href="#Nobility">Nobility</a></li><li><a href="#Obituaries">Obituaries</a></li><li><a href="#Occupations">Occupations</a></li><li><a href="#Officials">Officials and Employees</a></li><li><a href="#Orphans">Orphans and Orphanages</a></li><li><a href="#Periodicals">Periodicals</a></li><li><a href="#Politics">Politics</a></li><li><a href="#PoorHouses">Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.</a></li><li><a href="#Population">Population</a></li><li><a href="#Postal">Postal and Shipping Guides</a></li><li><a href="#Probate">Probate Records</a></li><li><a href="#PublicRecords">Public Records</a></li><li><a href="#Religion">Religion and Religious Life</a></li><li><a href="#Schools">Schools</a></li><li><a href="#Social">Social life and Customs</a></li><li><a href="#Societies">Societies</a></li><li><a href="#Statistics">Statistics</a></li><li><a href="#Taxation">Taxation</a></li><li><a href="#TownRecords">Town Records</a></li><li><a href="#Visitations">Visitations, Heraldic</a></li><li><a href="#VotingRegisters">Voting Registers</a></li><li><a href="#Yearbooks">Yearbooks</a></li></ul></div> </div></div></div>
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  167. <div class="field field-name-field-quote field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>"<em>O Scotia! my dear, my native soil!<br />
  168. For whom my warmest wish to heaven is sent;<br />
  169. Long may thy hardy sons of rustic toil<br />
  170. Be blest with health, and peace, and sweet content.</em>"</p>
  171. <p>Robert Burns, "<em>The Cotter's Saturday Night</em>", 1785.</p>
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  174. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-preamble" >
  175. <div class="field field-name-field-preamble field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><div class="county_list"><ul><li><a href="/big/sct/ABD">Aberdeenshire</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/ANS">Angus</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/ARL">Argyll</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/AYR">Ayrshire</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/BAN">Banffshire</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/BEW">Berwickshire</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/BUT">Bute</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/CAI">Caithness</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/CLK">Clackmannanshire</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/DFS">Dumfriesshire</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/DNB">Dunbartonshire</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/ELN">East Lothian</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/FIF">Fife</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/INV">Inverness-shire</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/KCD">Kincardineshire</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/KRS">Kinross-shire</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/KKD">Kirkcudbrightshire</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/MLN">Midlothian</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/MOR">Moray</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/NAI">Nairnshire</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/OKI">Orkney</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/PEE">Peeblesshire</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/PER">Perthshire</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/RFW">Renfrewshire</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/ROC">Ross &amp; Cromarty</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/ROX">Roxburghshire</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/SEL">Selkirkshire</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/SHI">Shetland</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/STI">Stirlingshire</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/SUT">Sutherland</a></li>
  176. <li><a href="/big/sct/WLN">West Lothian</a></li><li><a href="/big/sct/WIG">Wigtownshire</a></li></ul></div></div></div></div>
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  179. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Almanacs">Almanacs</a></h2>
  180. <div class="field field-name-field-almanacs field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="http://thegrimsaypress.co.uk/biblio/0902664697.htm">Scotland's Almanac and National Depository, 1846</a>, with a Register for Edinburgh.</li>
  181. <li><a href="http://thegrimsaypress.co.uk/biblio/0902664557.htm">Scotland: A National Register, 1921</a></li>
  182. </ul></div></div></div>
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  184. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-archives" >
  185. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Archives">Archives and Libraries</a></h2>
  186. <div class="field field-name-field-archives field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>Scotland - <a href="/big/sct/Archives">Archives and Libraries</a> - links and information.</p>
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  188. </div>
  189. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-bibliography" >
  190. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Bibliography">Bibliography</a></h2>
  191. <div class="field field-name-field-bibliography field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>Scotland - <a href="/big/sct/Bibliography">Bibliography</a> - links and information.</p>
  192. <ul><li>For information on Scottish family history publications, look in the appropriate sections on this page, or look in the appropriate county pages for publications for particular areas. Bookshops selling them include <a href="http://www.scotsgenealogy.com/">Scottish Genealogy Society</a>.</li>
  193. <li>See also the <a href="http://www.nls.uk">National Library of Scotland</a> and <a href="https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/">The National Records of Scotland</a> pages.</li>
  194. <li>Searching for a book? Try <a href="https://isbnsearch.org/">ISBN Search</a>.</li>
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  198. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Biography">Biography</a></h2>
  199. <div class="field field-name-field-biography field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>Scotland - <a href="/big/sct/Bibliography">Biography</a> - links and information.</p>
  200. <p>There are many books which might be useful here, but some include:</p>
  201. <ul><li><em>The Scottish Nation: or the surnames, families, literature, honours and biographical history of the people of Scotland</em> by William Anderson, published in 3 volumes between 1866 and 1877.</li>
  202. <li><em>A Bi</em><em>ographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen</em> by Robert Chambers, first published in 1835 at London.</li>
  203. <li><em>Chambers Scottish Biographical Dictionary</em>, edited by Rosemary Goring, and published at Edinburgh by Chambers in 1992 (468 pages)</li>
  204. <li><em>Dictionary of National Biography</em>, published since 1885 and also on CD-ROM. The latest edition, the <a href="http://www.oxforddnb.com/public/index.html">Oxford DNB</a> published 2004 is available online. Searches are free, detail biographies can be obtained by paying, but many libraries have subscriptions which can often be used by library card holders from their home computers.</li>
  205. </ul></div></div></div>
  206. </div>
  207. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-business" >
  208. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Business">Business and Commerce Records</a></h2>
  209. <div class="field field-name-field-business field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="https://www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/archives/bacs/">Business Archives Council of Scotland</a>.</li>
  210. </ul></div></div></div>
  211. </div>
  212. <div class="panel-pane pane-block pane-genuki-dynamic-content-genuki-cemeteries-list" >
  213. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Cemeteries">Cemeteries</a></h2>
  214. <div class="field-name-field-churches"> <ul><li>The <a href="https://www.cwgc.org/">Commonwealth War Graves Commission</a> commemorates the 1,700,000 men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two world wars. Their cemeteries, burial plots and memorials are a lasting tribute to those who died in some 154 countries across the world. Details of Commonwealth war dead are recorded so that graves or names on memorials can be located. Cemetery details are provided, including cemetery plans and photographs.</li>
  215. <li>The <a href="http://www.scotsgenealogy.com/">Scottish Genealogy Society</a> has published many booklets of monumental inscriptions and also has a large collection of lists at its library in Edinburgh. Many local societies are publishing lists for their own areas. See individual counties for more details (where available).</li>
  216. <li>The <a href="https://www.findagrave.com/">Find-a-Grave</a> page gives details of the graves of the rich and famous together with biographical information.</li>
  217. <li>The Carved Stones Adviser Project is to survey the condition of stones and burial grounds in Scotland, seeks volunteers to make surveys, and gives advice on recording the condition and information on grave stones. It is a project of The <a href="https://archaeologyscotland.org.uk/">Council for Scottish Archaeology</a> and <a href="https://www.historicenvironment.scot/">Historic Scotland</a>.</li>
  218. <li><a href="http://www.scottishwargraves.phpbbweb.com/scottishwargraves.html">The Scottish War Graves Project</a></li>
  219. </ul><p></div>
  220. </div>
  221. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-census" id="Census">
  222. <h2 class="pane-title">Census</h2>
  223. <div class="field field-name-field-census field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>Scotland - <a href="/big/sct/Census">Census</a> - links and information.</p>
  224. </div></div></div>
  225. </div>
  226. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-chronology" >
  227. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Chronology">Chronology</a></h2>
  228. <div class="field field-name-field-chronology field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>An interactive <a href="http://digital.nls.uk/scotlandspages/timeline.html">Timeline of Scottish History</a> provided by the National Library of Scotland.</p>
  229. </div></div></div>
  230. </div>
  231. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-church-directories" >
  232. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="ChurchDirectories">Church Directories</a></h2>
  233. <div class="field field-name-field-church-directories field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="http://digital.nls.uk/directories/about-directories/church.html">Scottish Post Office Directories</a> Overview of church directories published by the Post Office and private publishers in Scotland between 1773 and 1911.</li>
  234. <li><a href="https://scotlandschurchestrust.org.uk/">Scotland's Churches Trust </a>The website of Scotland's Churches Trust opens the door to Scotland's story by exploring living traditions of faith across the country.</li>
  235. </ul></div></div></div>
  236. </div>
  237. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-church-history" >
  238. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="ChurchHistory">Church History</a></h2>
  239. <div class="field field-name-field-church-history field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>Scotland - <a href="/big/sct/ChurchHistory">Church History</a> - links and information.</p>
  240. </div></div></div>
  241. </div>
  242. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-church-records" >
  243. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="ChurchRecords">Church Records</a></h2>
  244. <div class="field field-name-field-church-records field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>Scotland - <a href="/big/sct/ChurchRecords">Church Records</a> - links and information.</p>
  245. </div></div></div>
  246. </div>
  247. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-civil-registration" >
  248. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="CivilReg">Civil Registration</a></h2>
  249. <div class="field field-name-field-civil-registration field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>Scotland - <a href="/big/sct/Civil">Civil Registration</a> - links and information.</p>
  250. <ul><li><a href="https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/research/learning/features/recording-angels-scottish-registrars-since-1855?utm_campaign=news&amp;amp;utm_medium=email&amp;amp;utm_source=sp&amp;amp;utm_content=981404">Recording Angels: Scottish Registrars since 1855, </a>by the National Records of Scotland, throws light on how the registrars worked, as knowing more about the history of the records that they created can sometimes help family historian with their research.</li>
  251. </ul></div></div></div>
  252. </div>
  253. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-colonization" >
  254. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Colonisation">Colonisation</a></h2>
  255. <div class="field field-name-field-colonization field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>Darien Colony - An expedition of five ships was sent on 14 July 1698 to create a Scots colony on the Isthmus of Panama. It was hoped that the colony of ‘New Caledonia’ would generate trade with the Far East. Some believe that this tragic endeavour led to Scotland believing it could not survive without English assistance, thus leading to the 1707 Acts of Union.</li>
  256. </ul></div></div></div>
  257. </div>
  258. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-correctional-institutions" >
  259. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Correctional">Correctional Institutions</a></h2>
  260. <div class="field field-name-field-correctional-institutions field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><em>Crime and Punishment</em> published by <a href="https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/">The National Records of Scotland</a> examines the nature of crime and punishment in Scotland between the 16th and 20th centuries. 28 pages, ISBN 0 870874 33 1.</li>
  261. </ul></div></div></div>
  262. </div>
  263. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-court-records" >
  264. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="CourtRecords">Court Records</a></h2>
  265. <div class="field field-name-field-court-records field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>Various court records are held at <a href="https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/">The National Records of Scotland</a> in Edinburgh. These records include records of testaments and inventories, as well as civil and criminal court records.</p>
  266. </div></div></div>
  267. </div>
  268. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-description" >
  269. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Description">Description and Travel</a></h2>
  270. <div class="field field-name-field-description field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>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):</p>
  271. <ul><li><a href="http://www.scotland.org">Scotland.org</a></li>
  272. <li>Scottish Tourist Board</li>
  273. <li><a href="http://www.aboutscotland.co.uk/">About Scotland</a></li>
  274. <li><a href="http://www.scotland.org.uk/">Travel Scotland</a></li>
  275. <li><a href="https://www.historicenvironment.scot/">Historic Scotland</a></li>
  276. <li><a href="https://www.lonelyplanet.com/scotland">Introducing Scotland</a> from Lonely Planet</li>
  277. <li><a href="http://www.scotland.org/">Friends of Scotland</a> - Aspects of contemporary Scotland including culture, education and business, a website supported by government.</li>
  278. <li><a href="http://stataccscot.edina.ac.uk/static/statacc/dist/home">Statistical Accounts of Scotland</a> - not just statistics, "Accounts of Scottish life from the 18th and 19th centuries" with a mass of descriptive information on a parish-by-parish basis.</li>
  279. <li><a href="http://www.theoldhometown.com/">The Old Home Town</a> has photographs and comments about various communities, which include Cromarty, Orkney, Invergordon, Tain, Fortrose and Rosemarkie, Inverness.</li>
  280. <li><a href="http://www.geograph.org.uk">Geograph</a> is a co-operative project aiming to put a photograph from every 1 kilometre grid square of the UK and Ireland free on Internet. At November 2014 it has almost 4,223,000 images covering 82% of grid squares including photos of churches, and many town and village centres and streets.</li>
  281. </ul></div></div></div>
  282. </div>
  283. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-directories" >
  284. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Directories">Directories</a></h2>
  285. <div class="field field-name-field-directories field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>A useful guide is D.R.Torrance's <em>Scottish Trades, Professions, Vital Documents &amp; Directories</em>, published by the <a href="http://www.safhs.org.uk/">Scottish Association of Family History Societies</a>.</li>
  286. </ul></div></div></div>
  287. </div>
  288. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-dwellings" >
  289. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Dwellings">Dwellings</a></h2>
  290. <div class="field field-name-field-dwellings field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>The <em><a href="http://www.dicamillocompanion.com/">DiCamillo Companion to British and Irish Country Houses</a></em> 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.</li>
  291. <li><em><a href="https://www.historicenvironment.scot/archives-and-research/publications/">Raising the Bar</a></em>, an introduction to Scotland's Historic Pubs, by Historic Scotland.</li>
  292. </ul></div></div></div>
  293. </div>
  294. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-emigration-and-immigration" >
  295. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Emigration">Emigration and Immigration</a></h2>
  296. <div class="field field-name-field-emigration-and-immigration field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>For general information see our <a href="/big/Emigration">United Kingdom and Ireland Emigration and Immigration</a> page.</li>
  297. <li>For a published guide on the subject, see <em>Scots Overseas - A Selected Bibliography</em> by D. Whyte, published by the <a href="http://www.safhs.org.uk/">Scottish Association of Family History Societies</a>.</li>
  298. <li>Scottish Archives Network provides an article <a href="http://www.scan.org.uk/familyhistory/myancestor/emigrant.htm">My ancestor was an emigrant</a> with good information and links, and a searchable database for the <a href="http://www.scan.org.uk/researchrtools/emigration.htm">Highlands and Islands Emigration Society.</a></li>
  299. <li>Iain Kerr has written an article entitled <em><a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/%7Epictou/clearncs.htm">Scots-Irish and the Clearances - The movement of people between Scotland and Ireland - an onward emigration to North America, Australia and New Zealand</a></em>.</li>
  300. <li><a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/civil_war_revolution/scotland_clearances_01.shtml">The Cultural Impact of the Highland Clearances</a></li>
  301. <li><em>The Stonemason</em> by Douglas MacGowan is based on Donald Macleod's <em>Chronicle of Scotland's Highland Clearances</em>. Douglas MacGowan had a good website on the clearances, but as of June 2005 it seems not to be available.</li>
  302. <li>One mailing list dealing with Scots emigrants to a specific area of the world is <a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/%7Ejfuller/gen_mail_country-unk-sct.html">Cape-Fear-Scots</a>. Browse up and down from there to see other email lists for Scots emigration.</li>
  303. <li><a href="https://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/">Ellis Island</a> was the main place of entry of immigrants to the United States. "It has been estimated that nearly half of all Americans today can trace their family history to at least one person who passed through the Port of New York at Ellis Island." The American Family Immigration History Centre with partners including the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provide a searchable database of immigrants, and much background information.</li>
  304. <li><a href="http://www.pier21.ca/">Pier 21</a> in Halifax was Canada's "front door" for immigrants, troops, and evacuees from 1928 to 1971. It was opened as a museum in 1999, and has a website with photos of ships, accounts by immigrants, and a good page of <a href="http://www.pier21.ca/">links to immigration websites</a> in Canada and other countries.</li>
  305. <li><em><a href="https://nzhistory.govt.nz/culture/home-away-from-home">British and Irish Immigration to New Zealand 1840-1914</a></em> from NZHistory.net includes <a href="https://nzhistory.govt.nz/culture/home-away-from-home/the-scots">Regional origins of Scots migrants.</a></li>
  306. <li><em>The Scottish who came to Australia</em> on Electric Scotland - extracts from this book by Malcolm D Prentis, published 1983 or 1987 in the Australian Ethnic Heritage Series from AE press. There are many databases and records of immigrants to Australia, e.g. to <a href="https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/">New South Wales</a>, <a href="http://www.judywebster.com.au/tips-qld.html#immig">Queensland</a>, <a href="http://www.familyhistorysa.org/">South Australia</a>, <a href="https://www.linc.tas.gov.au/Pages/Home.aspx">Tasmania</a>, and <a href="https://museumsvictoria.com.au/immigrationmuseum/">Victoria</a>.</li>
  307. <li><a href="http://trove.nla.gov.au">Trove</a> (The National Library of Australia) provides free access to over 460 million books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archive collections. An amazing resource including over 700 Australian newspapers, this collection, digitized by Trove (The National Library of Australia), covers newspapers from 1803 to the mid-20th century. Each Australian state and territory is represented, although the bulk of the collection consists of newspapers from New South Wales and Victoria.</li>
  308. <li><a href="http://www.mlfhs.org.uk/AngloScots/">Scottish Strays Marriage Index</a> is provided online by the Anglo-Scottish Family History Society. Members and others have contributed details of marriages outside Scotland where one partner was from Scotland.</li>
  309. <li>Some <a href="/big/sct/BorderStrays">Border Marriage Index Strays</a> from Berwickshire, Dumfrieshire, Peebleshire, Roxburghshire and Selkirkshire, containing names extracted from the Marriage Index (1853-1895) of Victoria, Australia.</li>
  310. <li><a href="http://www.genuki.org.uk/ab">Researching From Abroad</a> - a GENUKI guide, largely addressing researching from North America.</li>
  311. </ul></div></div></div>
  312. </div>
  313. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-encyclopaedias-and-diction" >
  314. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Encyclopaedias">Encyclopaedias and Dictionaries</a></h2>
  315. <div class="field field-name-field-encyclopaedias-and-diction field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>For a general guide to Scotland, see <em>Collins Encyclopaedia of Scotland</em>, edited by John Keay and Julia Keay and published by Harper Collins in 1994. 1046 pages, ISBN 0 00 255082 2.</li>
  316. <li>A useful resource for Scottish genealogists is Lawrence R. Burness' <em>A Scottish Historian's Glossary</em>, published by the <a href="http://www.safhs.org.uk/">Scottish Association of Family History Societies</a>.</li>
  317. </ul></div></div></div>
  318. </div>
  319. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-ethnology" >
  320. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Ethnology">Ethnology</a></h2>
  321. <div class="field field-name-field-ethnology field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="https://www.nms.ac.uk/collections-research/research-facilities/scottish-life-archive/">Scottish Life Archive</a></li>
  322. </ul></div></div></div>
  323. </div>
  324. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-folklore" >
  325. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Folklore">Folklore</a></h2>
  326. <div class="field field-name-field-folklore field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="http://www.scotland.org/features/scottish-myths-folklore-and-legends">Scottish myths, folklore and legends </a></li>
  327. <li><a href="http://www.rampantscotland.com/features/mythology.htm">Scottish Myths and Legends</a></li>
  328. </ul></div></div></div>
  329. </div>
  330. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-gazetteers" id="gki_gaz_field">
  331. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Gazetteers">Gazetteers</a></h2>
  332. <div class="field field-name-field-gazetteers field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>The GENUKI Gazetteer covers the whole of England, Scotland and Wales and can be searched by place-name (or part of a place-name) or Ordnance Survey Grid Reference (six-figure, e.g. NZ183848). If there are multiple place-names matching the name you enter, you will initially be presented with a drop-down list of the matching place-names.</li>
  333. <li>Scottish researchers may also be interested in the online <a href="http://www.scottish-places.info/">Gazetteer for Scotland</a>. A joint venture between the University of Edinburgh and the Royal Scottish Geographical Society, it has (at Nov 2014) over 22,400 entries. The Gazetteer for Scotland is a vast encyclopaedia, featuring details of towns, villages, bens and glens from the Scottish Borders to the Northern Isles. The first comprehensive gazetteer produced for Scotland since 1885, it includes tourist attractions, industries and historical sites, together with histories of family names and biographies of famous people associated with Scotland.</li>
  334. <li>Our <a href="/big/sct/ScotlandsPlaces">Summary of Scotland's Places</a> connects to selected links on <a href="https://scotlandsplaces.gov.uk:443/">ScotlandsPlaces</a>, giving quick access to maps showing county and parish locations.</li>
  335. <li>See also the <a href="/big/sct#NamesGeographical"><em>Names, Geographical</em></a> section on this page.</li>
  336. </ul></div></div></div>
  337. </div>
  338. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-genealogy" >
  339. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Genealogy">Genealogy</a></h2>
  340. <div class="field field-name-field-genealogy field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>Scotland - <a href="/big/sct/Genealogy">Genealogy</a> - links and information.</li>
  341. <li>Genealogy in Time Magazine provides comprehensive monthly compilations of <a href="http://www.genealogyintime.com/records/newest-genealogy-records.html">newly-available online resources</a> - these cover numerous countries. Separate cumulative listings, covering from 2008 up to June 2016, are provided for <a href="http://www.genealogyintime.com/records/UK-genealogy-records.html">England &amp; Wales</a>, <a href="http://www.genealogyintime.com/records/Scotland-genealogy-records.html">Scotland</a> and <a href="http://www.genealogyintime.com/records/Ireland-genealogy-records.html">Ireland</a>.</li>
  342. <li><a href="http://one-place-studies.org/europe/scotland-2/">Society for One-Place Studies - Scotland</a>.</li>
  343. <li><a href="http://www.register-of-one-place-studies.org.uk/scotland.html">Register of One-Place Studies - Scotland</a>.</li>
  344. <li>The BBC's <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/whodoyouthinkyouare/how-we-did-it/key-resources.shtml">"Who Do You Think Your Are"</a> Resources site - no longer being updated.</li>
  345. </ul></div></div></div>
  346. </div>
  347. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-handwriting" >
  348. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Handwriting">Handwriting</a></h2>
  349. <div class="field field-name-field-handwriting field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>Two useful guides for reading old Scottish documents are
  350. <ul><li><em>Scottish Handwriting 1500-1700</em> - a self-help pack by Alison Rosie, published by the Scottish Records Association, 1994 with ISBN 1 870874 04 8.</li>
  351. <li><em>Scottish Handwriting 1150-1650</em> by Grant G Simpson, published by Aberdeen University Press, 1986 (140 pages), ISBN 0 900015 41 1 (Hardback), 0 08 0345 16 6 (Paperback).</li>
  352. </ul></li>
  353. </ul></div></div></div>
  354. </div>
  355. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-heraldry" >
  356. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Heraldry">Heraldry</a></h2>
  357. <div class="field field-name-field-heraldry field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="http://www.heraldry-scotland.co.uk/">The Heraldry Society of Scotland</a></li>
  358. <li><a href="http://www.scan.org.uk/knowledgebase/topics/heraldry_topic.htm">Origins of Scottish Heraldry</a></li>
  359. <li><a href="http://www.tartansauthority.com/resources/heraldry/">Scottish Tartans Authority </a></li>
  360. </ul></div></div></div>
  361. </div>
  362. <div class="panel-pane pane-block pane-genuki-dynamic-content-genuki-historical-geography" >
  363. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Geography">Historical Geography</a></h2>
  364. <div class="field-name-field-historical-geography"> <p>GENUKI is organised on the basis of historic counties. The following associates the more modern administrative areas with the GENUKI pages which cover those areas.</p>
  365. <table><tbody><tr><td>
  366. <ul><li><strong>Aberdeen</strong> (County of a City) - see <a href="/big/sct/ABD">Aberdeenshire</a></li>
  367. <li><strong>Borders</strong> - see <a href="/big/sct/BEW">Berwickshire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/MLN">Midlothian</a>, <a href="/big/sct/PEE">Peeblesshire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/ROX">Roxburghshire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/SEL">Selkirkshire</a></li>
  368. <li><strong>Central</strong> - see <a href="/big/sct/CLK">Clackmannanshire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/PER">Perthshire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/STI">Stirlingshire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/WLN">West Lothian</a></li>
  369. <li><strong>Dumfries and Galloway</strong> - see <a href="/big/sct/DFS">Dumfriesshire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/KKD">Kirkcudbrightshire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/WIG">Wigtownshire</a></li>
  370. <li><strong>Dundee</strong> (County of a City) - see <a href="/big/sct/ANS">Angus</a></li>
  371. <li><strong>Edinburgh</strong> (County of a City) - see <a href="/big/sct/MLN">Midlothian</a></li>
  372. <li><strong>Glasgow</strong> (County of a City) - see <a href="/big/sct/LKS">Lanarkshire</a></li>
  373. <li><strong>Grampian</strong> - see <a href="/big/sct/ABD">Aberdeenshire</a>, <a href="http://www.abdnet.co.uk/genuki/BAN/">Banffshire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/KCD">Kincardineshire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/MOR">Moray</a></li>
  374. <li><strong>Highland</strong> - see <a href="/big/sct/ARL">Argyllshire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/CAI">Caithness</a>, <a href="/big/sct/INV">Inverness-shire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/MOR">Moray</a>, <a href="/big/sct/NAI">Nairnshire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/ROC">Ross and Cromarty</a>, <a href="/big/sct/SUT">Sutherland</a></li>
  375. <li><strong>Lothian</strong> - see <a href="http://www.clerkington.plus.com/GENUKI/ELN/">East Lothian</a>, <a href="/big/sct/MLN">Midlothian</a>, <a href="/big/sct/WLN">West Lothian</a></li>
  376. <li><strong>Strathclyde</strong> - see <a href="/big/sct/ARL">Argyllshire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/AYR">Ayrshire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/BUT">Bute</a>, <a href="/big/sct/DNB">Dunbartonshire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/LKS">Lanarkshire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/RFW">Renfrewshire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/STI">Stirlingshire</a></li>
  377. <li><strong>Tayside</strong> - see <a href="/big/sct/ANS">Angus</a>, <a href="/big/sct/KRS">Kinross-shire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/PER">Perthshire</a></li>
  378. <li><strong>Western Isles</strong> - see <a href="/big/sct/INV">Inverness-shire</a>, <a href="/big/sct/ROC">Ross and Cromarty</a></li>
  379. </ul></td>
  380. </tr></tbody></table><p><a href="http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/Regions/Scotland">Administrative Areas of Scotland</a> describes the changes introduced in 1975.</p>
  381. <p><a href="http://www.british-history.ac.uk/topographical-dict/scotland">A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland</a> by Samuel Lewis. Contains detailed topographical accounts of places, parishes and counties in Scotland. Originally published in two volumes, here given together.</p>
  382. <p></div>
  383. </div>
  384. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-history" >
  385. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="History">History</a></h2>
  386. <div class="field field-name-field-history field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>Scotland - <a href="/big/sct/History">History</a> - links and information.</p>
  387. </div></div></div>
  388. </div>
  389. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-invetories-registers-catal" >
  390. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Inventories">Inventories, Registers, Catalogues</a></h2>
  391. <div class="field field-name-field-invetories-registers-catal field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p><a href="http://www.nls.uk/catalogues/manuscripts">National Records of Scotland</a> - Manuscript catalogues and guides.</p>
  392. </div></div></div>
  393. </div>
  394. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-jewish-history" >
  395. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="JewishHistory">Jewish History</a></h2>
  396. <div class="field field-name-field-jewish-history field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>
  397. <p><a href="https://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/Scotland.htm">Jewish communities and congregations in Scotland</a> There is no evidence of Jewish settlement in Scotland before the mid-17th century, when various converted Jews were to be found at Scottish Universities.</p>
  398. </li>
  399. </ul></div></div></div>
  400. </div>
  401. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-jewish-records" >
  402. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="JewishRecords">Jewish Records</a></h2>
  403. <div class="field field-name-field-jewish-records field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="http://www.sjac.org.uk/">Scottish Jewish Archives Centre</a></li>
  404. </ul></div></div></div>
  405. </div>
  406. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-land-and-property" >
  407. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Land">Land and Property</a></h2>
  408. <div class="field field-name-field-land-and-property field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>Many land and property records are held at <a href="https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/">The National Archives of Scotland</a> of which probably the main ones are the Registers of Sasines, recording the transfer of ownership of land.</li>
  409. <li><a href="https://www.ros.gov.uk/">Registers of Scotland</a> keep Scotland's National Land and Property Registers.</li>
  410. <li>Alan Stewart's book <em>Gathering the Clans - Tracing Scottish Ancestry on the Internet</em> has a very helpful section on land records.</li>
  411. <li><em>Retours of Services of Heirs</em> (1544-1699) and <em>Services of Heirs in Scotland</em> (1700-1859) are now available on CD from the <a href="http://www.scotsgenealogy.com/">Scottish Genealogy Society</a>. (These are new computerised versions of the long out of print standard reference works for inheritance of landed property in Scotland, from the 16th century to the mid 19th century. Not every inheritance was properly registered, sometimes the transfer was much more informal, but these indexes to surviving inheritance records are invaluable for genealogists researching Scottish landowners, big or small.)</li>
  412. <li><a href="http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/">British Listed Buildings</a> - an online database of buildings and structures that are listed as being of special architectural and historic interest.</li>
  413. </ul></div></div></div>
  414. </div>
  415. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-language-and-languages" >
  416. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Language">Language and Languages</a></h2>
  417. <div class="field field-name-field-language-and-languages field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>Scotland - <a href="/big/sct/Language">Language and Languages</a> - links and information.</p>
  418. </div></div></div>
  419. </div>
  420. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-law-and-legislation" >
  421. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Law">Law and Legislation</a></h2>
  422. <div class="field field-name-field-law-and-legislation field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>Most legal records in Scotland are held at <a href="https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/">The National Records of Scotland</a> in Edinburgh. Green's Glossary of Scottish Legal Terms may be of interest to anyone researching these records. It can be purchased through a number of family history societies and will be found in many libraries.</li>
  423. <li>Published listings of lawyers include:
  424. <ul><li><em>The Faculty of Advocates in Scotland 1532-1943</em> edited by Sir Francis J. Grant, published by Scottish Record Society, 1944.</li>
  425. <li><em>The Lord Advocates of Scotland </em>by George W.T. Omond, published in 3 volumes (1883-1914).</li>
  426. <li><em>History of the Society of Advocates in Aberdeen</em> edited by John A. Henderson, published by New Spalding Club, 1912.</li>
  427. <li><em>History of the Society of Writers to H.M. Signet</em> (including list of members from 1594-1890), published by the Society of Writers to H.M. Signet in 1890.</li>
  428. <li><em>The Register of the Society of Writers to the Signet</em>, published at Edinburgh in 1983 (lists members up to recent times).</li>
  429. <li><em>Scottish law list</em>, published 1848-1849.</li>
  430. <li><em>Index juridicus</em>: the Scottish law list from 1852 onwards.</li>
  431. </ul></li>
  432. <li><a href="/big/sct/glossary">Scots Legal Glossary</a> - a table listing some Scots legal terms, some Latin that is used in legal documents and some obsolete terms that may be encountered by genealogists researching their Scots ancestry.</li>
  433. </ul></div></div></div>
  434. </div>
  435. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-manors" >
  436. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Manors">Manors</a></h2>
  437. <div class="field field-name-field-manors field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="http://www.darkisle.com/castles.html">Castles, Manors and Abbeys in Scotland</a> </li>
  438. <li><a href="http://www.castlesandmanorhouses.com/photos-scotland.htm">Photographs of Scottish Castles and Manor Houses</a></li>
  439. </ul></div></div></div>
  440. </div>
  441. <div class="panel-pane pane-block pane-genuki-dynamic-content-genuki-maplinks" >
  442. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Maps">Maps</a></h2>
  443. <div class="field-name-field-maps"> <ul><li>A guide to Scottish maps, their history and so on, was published by the Scottish Library Association in 1991. <em>The Scot and His Maps</em> by Margaret Wilkes is extensively illustrated and includes a further reading list at the back. It is 48 pages long and its ISBN 0 900649 81 X.</li>
  444. <li>Both the <a href="http://www.nls.uk">National Library of Scotland</a> and <a href="https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/">The National Records of Scotland</a> have large collections of maps and plans. About <a href="http://maps.nls.uk">800 maps from the period 1560-1928</a> are available online. Local archive centres and libraries around Scotland will often hold maps for their areas.</li>
  445. <li><em>Scotland under Robert The Bruce</em> is a printed map produced by John Garnons Williams, which maps Scotland with the spellings of place names and clan names as they were at 1314, the year of Robert the Bruce's victory over the English at Bannockburn. The map shows over 600 place-names and 170 clan names in their earliest forms.<br />
  446. (<em>The former URL is no longer active.</em>)</li>
  447. <li><a href="http://mapco.net/scotland/scotland.htm">Map of Scotland</a> by S. Lewis &amp; Co., London, circa 1840</li>
  448. <li>Betts's <a href="http://mapco.net/betts/betts.htm">New Map Of Scotland</a>, circa 1847</li>
  449. </ul><p></div>
  450. </div>
  451. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-medical-records" >
  452. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="MedicalRecords">Medical Records</a></h2>
  453. <div class="field field-name-field-medical-records field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/hospitalrecords/">Hospital Records Database</a> A Joint Project of the Wellcome Trust and the National Archives. This database provides information on the existence and location of the records of hospitals in the U.K.</li>
  454. </ul></div></div></div>
  455. </div>
  456. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-merchant-marine" >
  457. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="MerchantMarine">Merchant Marine</a></h2>
  458. <div class="field field-name-field-merchant-marine field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>See the <a href="/big/MerchantMarine">United Kingdom and Ireland Merchant Marine</a> page in GENUKI.</li>
  459. <li>See the <a href="https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Scotland_Merchant_Marine">Scotland Merchant Marine</a> page on the FamilySearch Wiki.</li>
  460. <li>David Dobson has written many books about Scottish maritime history, including lists of mariners and his <em>Scottish Maritime Records, 1600-1850 - a guide for Family Historians</em>, published January 1997 by Clearfield, ISBN 9780806347172 (available at Amazon and Waterstones).</li>
  461. </ul></div></div></div>
  462. </div>
  463. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-migration-internal" >
  464. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Migration">Migration, Internal</a></h2>
  465. <div class="field field-name-field-migration-internal field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>R. Houston's article <em>Geographical mobility in Scotland, 1652-1811: the evidence of testimonials</em>, published in the <em>Journal of Historical Geography</em> 11, 4, (1985) pp. 379-394, describes a study of geographical mobility using the records of testimonials recorded in the Kirk Session records of 16 parishes in Lowland Scotland.</p>
  466. </div></div></div>
  467. </div>
  468. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-military-history" >
  469. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="MilitaryHistory">Military History</a></h2>
  470. <div class="field field-name-field-military-history field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>Many Scottish service records are held in <a href="http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/">The National Archives</a> (formerly the Public Record Office) in London. See also the military sections of the main <a href="http://www.genuki.org.uk/big">UK and Ireland</a> page in GENUKI.</li>
  471. <li><a href="http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/webres/britishmilitary/">British Library</a> - Organisations and Resources for British Military History Research.</li>
  472. <li><a href="https://www.ed.ac.uk/news/2013/scotlandswar-280613">Commemorating Scotland's War</a>, a number of events led by the University of Edinburgh commemorating Scotland's contribution to the First World War.</li>
  473. <li>The <a href="http://www.scottishmilitaryresearch.co.uk/">Scottish Military History Society</a> is an association open to anyone with an interest in Scottish Military history and genealogy. It exists to encourage the study of the Scottish Regiments of the British Army and the Commonwealth. The website contains the fully transcribed Glasgow Rolls of Honour for the First and Second World War, and records the Lineage and Uniforms of the Regiments of Scotland from the 1660's to the present day.</li>
  474. <li><a href="http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/%7Esooty/">WW1 New Zealand Expeditionary Force members with Scottish next of kin</a> - Christine Clements provides this list, "Members of the NZEF - 1914 - 1918 with a next-of-kin address in Scotland", which contains 1663 names. From her home page, choose "New Zealand and World War One".</li>
  475. <li>Jim Beckett has compiled a number of booklets listing Scots soldiers serving in the British Army. There are copies at the Scottish Genealogy Society - see <a href="http://www.scotsgenealogy.com/Links/Military.aspx">the Military section of the library catalogue</a>.</li>
  476. </ul></div></div></div>
  477. </div>
  478. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-military-records" >
  479. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="MilitaryRecords">Military Records</a></h2>
  480. <div class="field field-name-field-military-records field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/research/guides/military-records">National Records of Scotland - Military Records</a></li>
  481. </ul></div></div></div>
  482. </div>
  483. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-names-geographical" >
  484. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="NamesGeographical">Names, Geographical</a></h2>
  485. <div class="field field-name-field-names-geographical field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><em>Scottish Personal Names &amp; Place Names - A Bibliography</em> is a general guide to books on Scottish personal and place names. It was published by the <a href="http://www.scotsgenealogy.com/">Scottish Genealogy Society</a> in 1993 and may be purchased through their online ordering system.</li>
  486. <li>See also the <a href="/big/sct#Gazetteers"><em>Gazetteers</em></a> section.</li>
  487. </ul></div></div></div>
  488. </div>
  489. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-names-personal" >
  490. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="NamesPersonal">Names, Personal</a></h2>
  491. <div class="field field-name-field-names-personal field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>To find links to online surname lists (collections of people's surname interests) look in the relevant county pages, or check the master <a href="http://www.genuki.org.uk/indexes/SurnamesLists.html">list of surname lists</a>, again elsewhere in GENUKI.</li>
  492. <li><em>Scottish Personal Names &amp; Place Names - A Bibliography</em> is a general guide to books on Scottish personal and place names. It was published by the <a href="http://www.scotsgenealogy.com/">Scottish Genealogy Society</a> in 1993 and may be purchased from them.</li>
  493. <li>Guides to forenames and surnames include:
  494. <ul><li><em>Scottish Forenames</em> by Donald Whyte, published by Birlinn Ltd, 1996 (205 pages), ISBN 1 874744 72 6</li>
  495. <li><em>Scottish Christian Names</em> by Leslie Alan Dunkling, first published by Johnston &amp; Bacon (Books) Ltd., Stirling, 1978, ISBN 0 7179 4249 4.</li>
  496. <li><em>The Surnames of Scotland</em> by George F. Black, published by Birlinn Ltd, 1993 (838 pages), ISBN 1 874744 07 6.</li>
  497. </ul></li>
  498. <li>Scots often named children by following a simple set of rules. Don't use these as a firm guide (there were often variations, for all sorts of reasons) but you may find that some of your ancestors used these too:
  499. <ul><li>1st son named after father's father</li>
  500. <li>2nd son named after mother's father</li>
  501. <li>3rd son named after father</li>
  502. </ul><ul><li>1st daughter named after mother's mother</li>
  503. <li>2nd daughter named after father's mother</li>
  504. <li>3rd daughter named after mother</li>
  505. </ul></li>
  506. </ul></div></div></div>
  507. </div>
  508. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-naturalization-and-citizen" >
  509. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Naturalisation">Naturalisation and Citizenship</a></h2>
  510. <div class="field field-name-field-naturalization-and-citizen field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/PageNotFound/PageNotFound.aspx?url=http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/naturalised-britons/">Naturalised Britons</a></li>
  511. </ul></div></div></div>
  512. </div>
  513. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-newspapers" >
  514. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Newspapers">Newspapers</a></h2>
  515. <div class="field field-name-field-newspapers field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>The <a href="http://www.glasgowfamilyhistory.org.uk/ExploreRecords/Pages/Newspapers.aspx">Mitchell Library</a> in Glasgow holds <span>an extensive collecti​on of local and national newspapers, most of them available on microfilm.</span></li>
  516. <li><a href="http://www.nls.uk/collections/newspapers/indexes/">Guide to Scottish Newspaper Indexes</a> This searchable list provides details of Scottish newspaper titles that have an index<span>.</span></li>
  517. <li>A number of publications give information about old Scottish newspapers, including where they can be found today:
  518. <ul><li><em>Directory of Scottish Newspapers</em> by Joan P.S. Ferguson, published by the National Library of Scotland in 1984.</li>
  519. <li><em>NEWSPLAN: Report of the Newsplan Project in Scotland</em>, published by the British Library in 1994.</li>
  520. <li><em>The Waterloo Directory of Scottish Newspapers and Periodicals, 1800-1900</em> edited by John S. North, published in 2 volumes in 1989 by North Waterloo Academic Press, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.</li>
  521. </ul></li>
  522. <li><a href="http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/scotland.htm">Online Newspapers - Scotland</a> provides links to Scottish newspaper websites.</li>
  523. <li>Abyz Web Links Inc have provided many links to <a href="http://www.abyznewslinks.com/ukingsc.htm">Newspapers, News Media and News Sources</a> relating to Scotland.</li>
  524. <li>The <a href="http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~dutillieul/BritishandIrishNews.html#Scotland">Scotland Section</a> of Richard Heaton's <a href="http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~dutillieul/BritishandIrishNews.html">Newspaper Index</a>, a useful index of newspapers listed by place and date, which details those that are available and how to access them.</li>
  525. </ul></div></div></div>
  526. </div>
  527. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-nobility" >
  528. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Nobility">Nobility</a></h2>
  529. <div class="field field-name-field-nobility field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>For a classic guide to the peerage in Scotland see Sir James Balfour Paul's <em>The Scots Peerage</em> published in 9 volumes between 1904 and 1914 in Edinburgh. (Now available on CD from the <a href="http://www.scotsgenealogy.com/">Scottish Genealogy Society</a>.)</li>
  530. <li>A recent guide to tracing noble ancestors, particularly in Scotland, is <em>Jeremy Duncan's Tracing Your Royal Ancestors</em>, ISBN 0 947749 004, published in 1994 at Perth (31 pages).</li>
  531. <li>The <a href="http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/intl/SCT/SCT-ROYAL.html">SCT-ROYAL Genealogy Mailing List</a>.</li>
  532. </ul></div></div></div>
  533. </div>
  534. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-obituaries" >
  535. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Obituaries">Obituaries</a></h2>
  536. <div class="field field-name-field-obituaries field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="http://www.nls.uk/family-history/newspapers">National Library of Scotland - Obituaries</a> </li>
  537. </ul></div></div></div>
  538. </div>
  539. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-occupations" >
  540. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Occupations">Occupations</a></h2>
  541. <div class="field field-name-field-occupations field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>A useful guide is D.R.Torrance's <em>Scottish Trades, Professions, Vital Documents &amp; Directories</em>, published by the <a href="http://www.safhs.org.uk/">Scottish Association of Family History Societies</a>.</li>
  542. <li>For information on sailors in the past, see the <a href="http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/sct/#MerchantMarine">Merchant Marine</a> section.</li>
  543. <li>Three useful work-related publications. The first is a general study of work in Scotland since 1800. The other two are specific works about farm servants in Lowland Scotland.
  544. <ul><li><em>Industrial Nation: Work, Culture and Society in Scotland, 1800-Present</em> by W.W.Knox, published by Edinburgh University Press in 1999.</li>
  545. <li><em>Farm Servants and Labour in Lowland Scotland 1770-1914</em>, edited by T.M.Devine, published by John Donald Publishers Ltd. in 1984.</li>
  546. <li><em>Herds and Hinds: Farm Labour in Lowland Scotland, 1900-1939</em> by Richard Anthony, published by Tuckwell Press Ltd. in 1997.</li>
  547. </ul></li>
  548. </ul></div></div></div>
  549. </div>
  550. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-officials-and-employees" >
  551. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Officials">Officials and Employees</a></h2>
  552. <div class="field field-name-field-officials-and-employees field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="http://www.nls.uk/catalogues/labour-history/1">Trade Unions and Co-operative Societies</a> </li>
  553. </ul></div></div></div>
  554. </div>
  555. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-orphans-and-orphanages" >
  556. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Orphans">Orphans and Orphanages</a></h2>
  557. <div class="field field-name-field-orphans-and-orphanages field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="https://quarriers.org.uk/about-us/history/">Quarriers</a> </li>
  558. <li><a href="http://www.formerchildrenshomes.org.uk/childrens_homes_in_scotland.html">Former Childrens Homes</a> </li>
  559. </ul></div></div></div>
  560. </div>
  561. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-periodicals" >
  562. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Periodicals">Periodicals</a></h2>
  563. <div class="field field-name-field-periodicals field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>The <a href="http://www.scotsgenealogy.com/">Scottish Genealogy Society's</a> quarterly journal <em>The Scottish Genealogist</em> covers genealogy throughout Scotland.</li>
  564. <li>A monthly magazine full of Scottish material is the <em><a href="https://www.scotsmagazine.com">Scots Magazine</a></em> (first published in 1739).</li>
  565. </ul></div></div></div>
  566. </div>
  567. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-politics-and-government" >
  568. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Politics">Politics and Government</a></h2>
  569. <div class="field field-name-field-politics-and-government field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="http://www.parliament.scot/">The Scottish Parliament</a> (Parlàmaid na h-Alba) <span>The Scottish Parliament is the devolved national legislature of Scotland.</span></li>
  570. <li><a href="http://www.parliament.scot/visit-and-learn.aspx">Visit the Scottish Parliament</a></li>
  571. <li><a href="http://digital.nls.uk/unionofcrowns/">James VI and the Union of the Crowns</a> </li>
  572. <li>The Union of the Parliaments 1707 </li>
  573. <li><a href="https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/research/guides/scottish-parliament-records">Scottish Parliament Records</a> The Scottish parliament, or 'three estates' of clergy, nobility and burgesses, originated in the mid-thirteenth century though it is first mentioned in 1293. The National Records of Scotland holds records of the pre-1707 Scottish Parliament, as well as for the devolved Scottish Parliament of 1999-present.</li>
  574. </ul></div></div></div>
  575. </div>
  576. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-poor-houses-poor-law-etc" >
  577. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="PoorHouses">Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.</a></h2>
  578. <div class="field field-name-field-poor-houses-poor-law-etc- field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Scotland/">Poorhouses in Scotland </a>a history of the poor law and poorhouses in Scotland.</li>
  579. <li><a href="http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Scotland/AlmshousesScotland.shtml">Almshouses in Scotland</a></li>
  580. <li><a href="http://www.workhouses.org.uk/map/scotland.shtml">Scottish Poorhouse Locations</a></li>
  581. <li><em>Poor Relief in Scotland</em> published by <a href="https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/">The National Records of Scotland</a> in 1995 looks at the development of poor relief in the country between the 15th and 20th centuries. It includes facsimile copies of original records. 32 pp.,  ISBN 0 870874 18 8.</li>
  582. </ul></div></div></div>
  583. </div>
  584. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-population" >
  585. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Population">Population</a></h2>
  586. <div class="field field-name-field-population field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>A useful work is <em>Scottish Population History from the Seventeenth Century to the 1930s</em>, edited by Michael Flinn and published by Cambridge University Press in 1977.</li>
  587. <li>Another work in this field is James Kyd's <em>Scottish Population Statistics</em> which was published by the Scottish Academic Press in 1952 and reprinted in 1976.</li>
  588. <li>Here are some <a href="/big/sct/population">population figures</a> for Scotland throughout the ages.</li>
  589. </ul></div></div></div>
  590. </div>
  591. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-postal-and-shipping-guides" >
  592. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Postal">Postal and Shipping Guides</a></h2>
  593. <div class="field field-name-field-postal-and-shipping-guides field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="http://www.nls.uk/family-history/directories/post-office">Scottish Post Office Directories</a> </li>
  594. </ul></div></div></div>
  595. </div>
  596. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-probate-records" >
  597. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Probate">Probate Records</a></h2>
  598. <div class="field field-name-field-probate-records field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>A searchable index to Scottish Wills &amp; Testaments from 1500-1901, comprising over 500,000 names, is now available online at <a href="https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/">ScotlandsPeople.</a></li>
  599. <li>Most records of wills and inventories are held in <a href="http://webarchive.nrscotland.gov.uk/20170106021747/http://www.nas.gov.uk/">The National Archives of Scotland</a> in Edinburgh. Many published indexes can be consulted in local libraries in Scotland, and also through <a href="https://www.familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator">LDS Family History Centres</a> around the world.</li>
  600. </ul></div></div></div>
  601. </div>
  602. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-public-records" >
  603. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="PublicRecords">Public Records</a></h2>
  604. <div class="field field-name-field-public-records field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="https://www.gov.uk/national-records-of-scotland">National Records of Scotland</a> - The National Records of Scotland store records of births, deaths, marriages, civil partnerships, divorces, (including stillbirths) - they’re also responsible for the Scottish national archives, which contain government documents and public records.</li>
  605. </ul></div></div></div>
  606. </div>
  607. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-religion-and-religious-lif" >
  608. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Religion">Religion and Religious Life</a></h2>
  609. <div class="field field-name-field-religion-and-religious-lif field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>(Medieval) Religion, festivals and beliefs </li>
  610. <li><a href="http://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/usscotfax/society/religion.html">Religion in Scotland</a> - from Undiscovered Scotland</li>
  611. </ul></div></div></div>
  612. </div>
  613. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-schools" >
  614. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Schools">Schools</a></h2>
  615. <div class="field field-name-field-schools field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>"<em>A Happie and Golden Tyme</em>" published by <a href="https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/">The National Records of Scotland</a> looks at education in Scotland since the fourteenth century. It includes facsimile copies of original records. 20 pages long, ISBN 0 870874 15 3.</li>
  616. <li><a href="https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/research/guides/education-records">School and Education Reports</a> at the National Records of Scotland. </li>
  617. </ul></div></div></div>
  618. </div>
  619. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-social-life-and-customs" >
  620. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Social">Social life and Customs</a></h2>
  621. <div class="field field-name-field-social-life-and-customs field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><em>Scottish Customs from the Cradle to the Grave</em> by Margaret Bennett is full of information about life in Scotland, from childbirth through to death and burial. Polygon, 1992, ISBN 0 7486 6118 2.</li>
  622. <li>Two publications by <a href="https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/">The National Records of Scotland</a> which look at aspects of social life in Scotland in the past are <em>Hatches, Matches and Despatches</em> (16 pages) and <em>Feast to Festival</em> (27 pages). The first of these looks at customs surrounding birth, marriage and death in Scotland. The second looks at entertainment, from the medieval times right through to the modern day.</li>
  623. </ul></div></div></div>
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  626. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Societies">Societies</a></h2>
  627. <div class="field field-name-field-societies field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="http://www.genuki.org.uk/Societies/Scotland">Family History and Genealogy Societies : Scotland</a><br />
  628. (<i>Temporary Link</i>)</li>
  629. <li><a href="http://www.safhs.org.uk/">The Scottish Association of Family History Societies</a> provides online its helpful <a href="http://www.safhs.org.uk/bulletins.asp">bulletin</a> which has news of societies and of genealogy and records in Scotland.</li>
  630. </ul></div></div></div>
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  633. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Statistics">Statistics</a></h2>
  634. <div class="field field-name-field-statistics field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>For a social and economic record of the parishes of Scotland, together with masses of statistical material, see Sir John Sinclair's <em>Statistical Account of Scotland</em> which was compiled in the 1790s and reprinted in more recent years by EP Publishing Limited of Wakefield, England.</li>
  635. <li>Follow-up works to this were the <em>New Statistical Account</em> (also known as the <em>Second Statistical Account</em>) which was prepared in the 1830s and 1840s; and more recently the <em>Third Statistical Account</em> which has been prepared since the Second World War.</li>
  636. <li>The online version of <em><a href="http://stataccscot.edina.ac.uk/static/statacc/dist/home">The Statistical Account of Scotland</a></em> 1791-1799 and 1845.</li>
  637. <li>The <em>Old Statistical Account of Scotland </em>(1791-1799) is also available free on Electric Scotland as a series of downloads.</li>
  638. <li><a href="https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/statistics-and-data/census">Statistics from Scotland's Census</a> are available at the National Records of Scotland. These are used by central and local government, health authorities and other organisations to allocate resources and plan services.</li>
  639. <li>For population figures see the <a href="/big/sct#Population"><em>Population</em></a> section above.</li>
  640. </ul></div></div></div>
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  643. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Taxation">Taxation</a></h2>
  644. <div class="field field-name-field-taxation field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>Many taxation records are held at <a href="https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/">The National Records of Scotland</a> in Edinburgh.</p>
  645. <ul><li><a href="https://scotlandsplaces.gov.uk:443/digital-volumes/historical-tax-rolls">Historical Tax Rolls</a>  - Carriage tax rolls, cart tax rolls, clock and watch tax rolls, consolidated schedules of assessed taxes, dog tax rolls, farm horse tax rolls, female servant tax rolls, hearth tax records, horse tax rolls, inhabited house tax, land tax rolls, male servant tax rolls, poll tax rolls, shop tax rolls, window tax.</li>
  646. </ul></div></div></div>
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  648. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-town-records" >
  649. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="TownRecords">Town Records</a></h2>
  650. <div class="field field-name-field-town-records field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/research/guides/burgh-records">Burgh Records</a> </li>
  651. </ul></div></div></div>
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  654. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Visitations">Visitations, Heraldic</a></h2>
  655. <div class="field field-name-field-visitations-heraldic field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>No visitations were made to Scotland and the records of grants and matriculations of arms only begin in 1672.</li>
  656. </ul></div></div></div>
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  659. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="VotingRegisters">Voting Registers</a></h2>
  660. <div class="field field-name-field-voting-registers field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li><a href="https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/research/visit-us/scotlandspeople-centre/useful-websites-for-family-history-research/directories-registers-electoral-rolls">Directories and Electoral Rolls</a> - List of useful web sites</li>
  661. <li><a href="http://www.nls.uk/family-history/voters-rolls" target="_blank" title="http://www.nls.uk/family-history/voters-rolls">Valuation and voters' rolls</a> (National Library of Scotland)</li>
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