The Dogs of Menteith

Scottish Genealogy & History Links

Scottish Sites
Organization Resources
Aberdeen & North-East Scotland Family History Society, Aberdeen Reference library of mostly NE Scotland material with some UK, Canada, and Australia. 
Aberdeen University Library, Aberdeen On-line projects include the 13th Century "Aberdeen Bestiary," the 15th Century "Burnet Psalter," and an excellent photo archive.
Aberdeenshire Council Homepage with maps.
Angus Council The heart of Doig Land. Click "Local History" for the Archives and genealogy research.
Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland, Edinburgh The study and protection of Scottish architecture.
Armadale Castle and Gardens Clan Donald homepage with genealogy study center.
British Geological Survey, Edinburgh Geology of Scotland. Magazine downloads available.
Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland, Edinburgh Library and education for Scottish financial services.
Callender House, Falkirk Falkirk Council Museum Service.
Cockburn Association, Edinburgh Planning and conservation issues in Edinburgh.
Doune Castle, Doune Photos of the castle where James Dog served Queen Margaret.
Dumfries & Galloway Council South-west Scotland with maps.
Dumfries & Galloway Museum Service, Dumfries Local history with maps. Includes a Robert Burns tour with old etching.
Dundee City Council, Dundee Good links. Try the search engine.
Dundee - Howff Burials Free listing of pre-1855 burials in the Howff Graveyard
Dundee - Cemetery Tombstones Free listing of pre-1855 tombstones
Dundee Sattelite Receiving Station, Dundee Scotland and the world from way up.
User name: Doig, Password: Kilmadock
Dunning Parish Historical Society, Perthshire The best local historical site I have seen. Only 1,000 live in the parish, and they have a membership of 250.
Edinburgh Academy, Edinburgh Founded in 1824.
Elgin Museum, Elgin, Moray Homepage.
Fife College, Kirkcaldy Homepage.
Fife Post Genalogy links and lookups.
Forth Naturalist and Historian Publications about 
/South Perthshire area.
General Register Office for Scotland Good stuff here. Check out the Genealogical Gems.
Glasgow and West of Scotland Family History Society, Glasgow Homepage.
Glasgow Caldonian University Homepage.
Glasgow City Council Web cam, maps, and links.
Glasgow University Library Check out the exhibition archives.
Hebrides Commercial site with maps and links.
Heriot-Watt University Archives, Edinburgh University archives page.
Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow Worth a visit. Photos of Medieval Scottish coins.
Institute of Chartered Accountants Maintains a library with a collection from 1494 to 1930.
Inverness Castle Web Cam Live picture from Inverness plus Glasgow & Edinburgh.
Kilmartin Valley Prehistoric landscape with photos and map.
Macaulay Land Use Research Institute, Aberdeen Land use in Scotland. Includes some publications.
Midlothian Council Library Service Homepage to 10 libraries.
Moray Council Museums Services Links to 6 museums.
Napier University, Edinburgh Try the Scottish Launchpad in the Virtual Library.
National Galleries of Scotland Homepage.
National Library of Scotland Features a Virtual Churchill tour.
National Museums of Scotland Gateway to the past.
National Trust for Scotland The best of Scotland's heritage.
Perth and Kinross Council Events, maps, and more.
Rampant Scotland Directory Links to everything Scottish with genealogy page.
Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen Architecture & surveying library.
Rowitt Research Institute, Aberdeen 18th & 19th Century works covering land use and agricultural reform with a present emphasis on nutrition.
Royal Bank of Scotland Homepage.
Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh Nice publications if you have a green thumb.
Royal Burgh of Lanark Museum Section on William Wallace.
Royal College of Nursing Their archives section accepts enquiries.
Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh Nice medical links.
Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh Homepage.
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Scotland Photos and publications available.
Royal Incorportation of Architects in Scotland Homepage.
Royal Observatory, Edinburgh Homepage.
St. Andrews University Library Homepage.
Scotland Distilleries Map Click on Deanston, across the River Teath from Doune in Kilmadock.
Scotland GenWeb Gateway to Scottish genealogy.
Scotland On-Line Gateway to Scotland, including news, sport, history, travel, entertainment and recruitment.
Scots at War Scottish military history, concentrating on the 20th Century.
Scots Origins (GRO) Birth, marriages, deaths, and the 1881, 1891, and 1901 Census for a fee. The LDS have the births and marriages to 1875 for free at Familysearch.Org.
Scotsman Publications The latest news from Scotland, with cam.
Scottish Documents Wills and Testaments - Pay site of original records.
Scottish LDS Film Numbers Scottish And LDS Genealogical Reference Information
Scottish Executive Web site of the Scottish office, including news, details of departments and online publications.
Scottish Industrial Heritage Society Homepage.
Scottish Museums Council Homepage.
Scottish Urban Archaeological Trust Featured excavation at Caerlaverock.
Shetland Library Homepage.
Stirling Council Homepage.
Statistical Accounts of Scotland Accounts for 1791-99 and 1834-45
Tay Valley Family History Society, Dundee Angus area research. Publications available.
University of Abertay, Dundee Lists library holdings.
University of Dundee, Archives List of primary sources and some photographs. 
University of Edinburgh Homepage.
University of Edinburgh, Main Library Lists library holdings.
University of Stirling, Stirling Homepage.
University of Strathclyde Library Homepage.
Other UK Sites
Organization Resources
1901 Census for England & Wales Free Search but pay to see original document
British Library, London See the Magna Carta online. Documents can be ordered online.
England Vital Records Free search of birth, marriages, and deaths.
General Register Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast Statistics and ordering info for BMD certificates.
Imperial War Museum The code breakers online is like some genealogy research.
Institute of Historical Research History gateway to UK and the world.
Library Index of UK Familia Site
Military Records Search British (inc. Scotland) Records Searced for a Fee.
National Archives of Ireland, Dublin Includes a family history and genealogy section.
National Army Museum, Chelsea Homepage.
National Library of Ireland, Dublin Includes a family history research section.
National Library of Wales How's your Welch?
National Maritime Museum, London Nice photo collection.
National Portrait Gallery, London A bit of culture with picture library.
Public Records Office, London Genealogy and History sections. Good links.
Royal Air Force Museum Be glad they are on our side.
Royal Commission on Historic Manuscripts History gateway.
Royal Genealogical Data Hull Univeristy. British Royal Families plus other nations.
Ulster Historical Foundation Includes a searchable database of genealogies being traced.
United Kingdom Parliament This is where the debate starts. Publications available.
University of Wolverhampton, UK Map Access map to universities in Scotland, England, Wales, and part of Ireland. Great educational resource.
Last update: November 26, 2004