Online Indexes Help

If you are struggling to find your Scottish ancestors in our indexes, the guides below may be able to help. We explain what is contained in each index, how to search for your family and where to find further information, as well as giving top tips on how to find ancestors in the records. If you need a little more help then feel free to contact us for a more personal service.

Pre-1841 Census and Population Lists Guide

1841-1861 Census Indexes Guide

Prison Registers Index Guide

Non-OPR Parish Records Index Guide

Scottish Paternity Index Guide

Kelso Dispensary Patient Registers Index Guide

Register of Deeds Index Guide

Register of Sasines Index Guide

Scottish Quaker Birth, Marriage and Death Records Guide

Mental Health Institution Records Guide

List of Scottish Mental Health Institutions