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 Scotland parish church. The Old Parochial Registers (OPRs) relating to Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire have been microfilmed and the main local libraries have copies of...
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