Friday, May 21, 2021

Findmypast Added Over 2.7 Million Civil Births, Marriages and Deaths to Their Growing Scottish Collection

  I received this from Findmypast this morning:


Findmypast add over 2.7 million civil births, marriages and deaths to their growing Scottish Collection

Millions of new births, marriages, deaths and newspapers from across Scotland are now available to search this Findmypast Friday

Scotland, Modern and Civil Births 1855-2019

Compiled from a number of sources, this collection is essential for enriching the Scottish branches of your family tree.

This growing set of millions of records has been compiled from a number of sources, including local government indexes held by various councils and archives, volunteer & local family history society transcriptions, modern records and civil registers.

Providing a variety of valuable biographical details including dates, locations, parents’ names and residences, the collection will continue to grow over the coming months as further records are collated.

Scotland, Modern and Civil Marriages 1855-2019

Did your relatives exchange wedding vows in Scotland? Unlock family love stories with this useful resource.

Search this collection to discover when, where and to whom your ancestors were married. Using the information you glean from this index, you can access copies of original Scottish marriage certificates via ScotlandsPeople.

Scotland, Modern and Civil Deaths & Burials 1855-2021

This vast record set reveals rich Scottish family research detail including death and burial facts, addresses, occupations and next of kin.

Findmypast is home to the fastest growing collection of Scottish family records online. Enhance your research by combining these death and burial records with Scotland Monumental Inscriptions, the largest resource of its kind. With it, you'll uncover vital details about your Scottish ancestors’ lives and deaths.

Expect these collections of modern and civil birth, marriage and death records to expand further over the coming months as Findmypast continue to update their rapidly growing Scottish collection.


Findmypast have just published five new Scottish newspapers and updated 10 others with extra pages.

Kirriemuir Free Press and Angus Advertiser, 11 August 1927. Read the full page.

Findmypast’s Scottish newspaper archive has grown with the addition of:

While the following titles have been supplemented with additional pages:

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