Scottish Records on Findmypast

Scottish Records on Findmypast

Discover over 13 million vital Scottish records on Findmypast dating from 1561-1910, as well as historical Scottish newspapers, passenger lists, military and census records. Start searching for FREE today.

Scottish records on Findmypast

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Learn more about Scottish Family History records

With over 13 million vital birth, baptism and marriage records, as well as millions of pages from historical Scottish newspapers, passenger lists and military and census records, Findmypast 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 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.

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