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GlasgowLass

GlasgowLass Report 4 May 2013 15:49


Family Search holds quite a bit on Scottish Records
MARRIAGE BANNS up to 1854
MARRIAGES 1855-1875
BAPTISMS up to 1854- may include a birth date, but where a child has no given name, this will relate a death of an unbaptised infant. This info was taken from mortcloth rolls and converted to reflect a birth.
BIRTHS from 1855-1875
To obtain the actual record, Scotlands People is the site.
£7 purchases 30 credits. Purchase of one certificate uses 6 credits

EDIT:
From another thread, I have just discovered that the old (and easier ) version of the IGI still exists.
If you know the place/town of birth, try this one..http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountryScotland.htm#PageTitle

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 4 May 2013 12:10

Welcome to the Community boards Lulubelle....



Lulubelle is a new poster. I've sent a friendly message to let her know how to return to her thread. :-)

BeverleyW

BeverleyW Report 3 May 2013 18:11

Depending on area and year you may have some luck on familysearch.org and freereg.org.uk (both free).

Reggie

Reggie Report 3 May 2013 16:29

Scotlands people. Pay-to-view.

Credits cost £7.00 for 30

Lulubelle

Lulubelle Report 3 May 2013 16:25

Quite a newbie to family tree research. Can anyone point me in the right direction for Scottish Birth records please?
Thank you. :-)