Saturday, 15 October 2016

Family History Month - Findmypast Adds Scottish Records

Findmypast has added Scottish records! Here are the additions:

Sheriff's Court Paternity Decrees 1750-1922 - over 25,000 records from across Scotland. These records provide:
  • Name
  • Role – Pursuer or defender
  • Year
  • Decree date
  • Court
  • Child’s sex
  • Child’s birth date
  • Defender’s name
  • Defender’s occupation
  • Defender’s residence
  • Pursuer’s name
  • Pursuer’s residence
  • Pursuer’s occupation – this may include the name of the pursuer’s parents

Deeds Index 1769 - index shows the type of deed, the date the deed was recorded and the two parties names in the original court document

Monumental Inscriptions Index for 209 burial grounds across 14 counties, including the Isle of Skye. Index shows name, date at death and burial place

Pre-1841 Censuses and Population Lists from a handful of Borders parishes including: Jedburgh, Greenlaw, Melrose, Ladykirk, Applegarth and Sibbaldie

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