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With over 13 million vital Scottish birth, marriage and death records, as well as millions of pages from historical Scottish newspapers, passenger lists and military and census records, Findmypast's Scotland records can help you get your Scottish family history off to a great start.
Discover military ancestors in our British Army Service Records, Royal Air Force records and Glasgow and Edinburgh pals to name just a few. In these records you will find details of your ancestors' military careers and personal information such as age, next of kin, and even physical descriptions.
You can also explore your ancestry in Scotland using millions of local Scottish newspaper pages. Discover newspapers from Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Dundee, Fife, Glasgow, Perth and more. Our newspaper collection is a great way to add context to the lives of your ancestors.
Census records and passenger lists will also give you valuable insight into the lives of your ancestors when tracing your genealogy in Scotland. Find out where they were living and who with in census records dating from 1841-1901 and find out if they ventured abroad and emigrated to new shores in our passenger lists.
Scottish records are the building blocks for your family tree in Scotland. Start exploring them today.
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