Thursday, December 27, 2007

Scottish genealogy

Official government source for Scottish genealogy, census and family research - ScotlandsPeople: "Welcome to ScotlandsPeople, one of the largest online sources of original genealogical information.

With almost 50 million records to access, we hope your visit will be enjoyable and that you are successful in connecting generations.

*** New Data Announcement***
We are pleased to announce that this year we have received permission to
release the new years statutory data earlier than in previous years.
Customers can now access, online, records from the Statutory Register of
Births for 1906, the Statutory Register of Marriages for 1931, and the
Statutory Register of Deaths for 1956. Almost 100,000 new index and
corresponding image entries have been added to the site, amounting to six
gigabytes of data. . . . . just deployed the biggest
single district list update on the site to date. These include corrections
of indexing district names for Statutory Birth, Death and Marriage
indexes. Please note that these updates may result in new results
appearing in previous searches.

OPR index update, OPR district/county search and the addition of OPR
images. RCE images were also added,"

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