Useful Resources

Scotland has a wealth of information available to the ancestral visitors and to those who are here on the ground here to provide help to them.

Resources for businesses
The Tourism Intelligence Scotland Ancestral Tourism Guide
VisitScotland Ancestral Research
Scottish Tourism Alliance

National Resources for ancestral tourists
ScotlandsPeople, which is available online, or at the ScotlandsPeople Centre in Edinburgh, or at local Family History Centres at Alloa, Glasgow, Inverness, Hawick and Kilmarnock.
Family History Societies

Local Resources [currently under construction]

Aberdeen City

Aberdeenshire

Angus

Argyll  and Bute

Clackmannanshire

Dumfries and Galloway

Dundee City

East Ayrshire

East Dunbartonshire

East Lothian

East Renfrewshire

City of Edinburgh

Falkirk

Fife

Glasgow City

Highland

Inverclyde

Midlothian

Moray

Na h-Eileanan Siar

North Ayrshire

North Lanarkshire

Orkney Islands

Perth and Kinross

Renfrewshire

Scottish Borders
‘The Heritage Hub’ in Hawick – manuscript records for the Borders and access to ScotlandsPeople
Borders Family History Society, 52 Overhaugh Street, Galashiels. www.bordersfhs.org.uk

Shetland Islands

South Ayrshire

South Lanarkshire

Stirling

West Lothian