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.
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]
Argyll and Bute
Dumfries and Galloway
City of Edinburgh
Na h-Eileanan Siar
Perth and Kinross
‘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