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Scottish death records

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Unknown Report 2 Mar 2014 19:33


I am researching the Scottish element of my family tree. I have no problem finding births and census records but I am struggling with death records, can anyone recommend a good site for this? Preferably a free site if poss!


Marc Report 2 Mar 2014 19:39

In all honesty the best site is Scotlandspeople, which I'm sure you will know is not free.

Depending on what era you are reseaching has quite a lot of Scottish records but are mainly older ones.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 2 Mar 2014 21:32

Deceased on line have added a number of burial records - you can search and see d.o.d and/or d.o.burial for free, but have to purchase credits to view the original entry.


BeverleyW Report 2 Mar 2014 22:21

I don't think that FamilySearch has any Scottish death records at all.


Unknown Report 3 Mar 2014 18:46

Thanks for your help everyone, I will look at these sites.