Birth, Death and Marriage Records After 1855

1855 is a key date for genealogists tracing their Scottish roots, as this year saw the introduction of civil registration of births, marriages and deaths as a legal requirement. All of the local Registration Offices in Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire also have computer access to the birth, death and marriage records for the whole of Scotland […]

Birth, Marriage and Death Records Before 1855

Prior to 1855 family history becomes more of a challenge as the records become increasingly patchy and you will need to cast your net wider to find the information you are looking for. Before Civil Registration became law, most records of baptisms, marriages, proclamations and burials were made in registers of the local Church of […]