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Scottish Census Notes

Census enumerations for Scotland began in 1801 and continued every 10 years, however the official census returns did not contain names until 1841.  1801-1831 Scottish census records were statistical only and contained no names at all, making them to be of little value in genealogy research.

1841 Scottish census schedules are the first ones to survive completely intact.

1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, & 1901 Scottish census records are the best census resources for Scotland as they give more detailed and correct information than do the earlier censuses.

Beginning Scottish Research

by Sherry Irvine

Scottish Directories

Directories were an early form of advertising, telling businesses about other businesses and informing those with purchasing power who was providing supplies and services. Scotland before 1900 was not a consumer society and most people had little or no disposable income. In other words, directories list very limited numbers of people before the 1850s, and although more people are in the post office directories of the late Victorian period, this is far from being anything like the coverage of the census enumerations.
This immediately brings up a question of the value of directories at a time when indexes to Scottish census returns are not far from being completed. Why consult directories? The answer lies....... Read More.

Using Ancestry Scottish Census Transcripts

by Sherry Irvine

Not long ago transcripts of the 1851 and 1861 census returns of Scotland were added to Ancestry.  They are valuable additions to the British census data for two reasons, they straddle the start of Scottish civil registration which began in..... Read More.


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Scottish Census Records Online:

1841 Census of various locations Partial

1851 Scottish Census Online at Ancestry.co.uk

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1851 Census Database Search by David Stuart - great resource!

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1881 Scottish Census Records Online at Ancestry.co.uk

1891 & 1901 Scottish Census at ScotlandsPeople - Pay per view

1901 Scottish Census Records at Ancestry.co.uk

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Caithness   Caithness Family History Society   Caithness Queries

1881 Census of Wick and Latheron Union Workhouse at Caithness

*Caithness, Scotland: Parish and Probate Records Search at Ancestry


Clackmannanshire  Clackmannanshire Genealogy at GenWeb   Queries

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Other Records

Clackmannanshire Surname List at Genuki

Old Tullibody - Interesting history, stories and photos

*Clackmannanshire, Scotland: Parish and Probate Records Search at Ancestry


Dumfriesshire   Dumfriesshire Genealogy at GenWeb    Queries

1841 Census Search

1851 Census Search

1861 Census Search (partial)

1851 Census of Dumfriesshire

1881 Census of Combination Poorhouse, Kirkpatrick, Fleming, Dumfries

1881 Census of Combination Poorhouse Upper NithsdaleMorton, Dumfries

*Dumfries-shire, Scotland: Parish and Probate Records Search at Ancestry


Dunbartonshire   Dumbartonshire Genealogy at GenWeb    Queries

1881 Census of Residents of Union Workhouse at Dunbartonshire

Other Records

Old Graveyard Roseneath Tombstones Database

*Dunbartonshire, Scotland: Parish and Probate Records Search at Ancestry


East Lothian   East Lothian Genealogy at GenWeb    Queries

1851 Dunbar 2% Census Extraction

1851 Haddingtonshire, Haddington 2% Census Extraction

1861 Census Strays from unknown and various places

1861 Scot Census Strays

1861 Census Strays from East and West Indies

1861 Census Strays from Ireland

Other Records

1650 Battle of Dunbar (officers captured)  Partial


Fife   Fife Scotland Genealogy at GenWeb    Fife Queries

1841 Census Index of Scoonie Parish

1841 Census of Scoonie Parish

1851 Census (partial)

1851 Census of Dysart (partial)

1851 Census Strays Found in England

1861 Free Census Indexes Fife & Kinross-shire

Other Records

Kingdom of Fife Surnames List

*Fife, Scotland: Parish and Probate Records Search at Ancestry


Inverness-shire   Inverness-shire Genealogy at GenWeb    Queries

(includes Lewis, Uist and Skye)

1841 Census of Fort William Area, Inverness-Shire

1841 Census of North Uist, Inverness-Shire

1861 Census of Fort William Area, Inverness-Shire

1881 Census of Fort William Area, Inverness-Shire

Isle of Muck

1841 Census

1851 Census

1861 Census

1871 Census

1881 Census

1891 Census

Other Records

1500s-1800s Parish and Probate Records at Ancestry

*Inverness-shire, Scotland: Parish and Probate Records at Ancestry


Kincardineshire   Kincardineshire Genealogy at GenWeb

1841 Census Transcription of Kincardine County, Scotland (partial)

Other Records

1914-1919 Stonehaven War Memorial

*Kincardineshire, Scotland: Parish and Probate Records at Ancestry


Kinross County   Kinross Genealogy at GenWeb    Kinross Queries

1841 Census Index of Arngask Parish

1841 Census of Arngask Parish

1841 Census Index of Cleish Parish

1841 Census of Cleish Parish

1841 Census Index of Forgandenny Parish

1841 Census of Forgandenny Parish

1841 Census Index of Fossoway & Tullebole Parishes

1841 Census of Fossoway & Tullebole Parishes

1841 Census Index of Portmoak Parish

1841 Census of Portmoak Parish

1861 Free Census Indexes Fife & Kinross-shire

Other Records

1904-1954 Vehicle Owners

1904-1954 Vehicle Registrations

*Kinross-shire, Scotland: Parish and Probate Records at Ancestry


Kirkcudbrightshire   Kirkcudbrightshire Genealogy at GenWeb    Queries

1841 Census of Buittle Parish

1851 Census Search (partial)

1851 Census of Buittle Parish

1851 Census of Kirkcudbrightshire 2% sampling

1851-1891 Census of Kirkcudbrightshire Poor House and History

1861 Census of Buittle Parish

1881 Census of Buittle Parish

Other Records

History of Lands and Their Owners in Galloway

1704-1811 Roman Catholic Records of Buittle Parish

1736-1856 Baptism Records of Buittle Parish

1737-1854 Burial Records of Buittle Parish

Pre-1799 Valuation of Kirkcudbright, Galtway and Dunrod Parishes

1779-1799 Stent Rolls of Old Kirkcudbright Burgh

1803-1960 Valuation of Buittle Parish

1819 Valuation Roll of Old Kirkcudbright Parish

1826-1853 Deaths in Old Kirkcudbright

1848 Parochial Board Appeals

1859-1860 Valuation Roll of Old Kirkcudbright Parish

1921-1922 Stewartry Postal Directory

*Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland: Parish and Probate Records at Ancestry


Lanarkshire   Lanarkshire Genealogy at GenWeb     Lanarkshire Queries

1841, 1851, and 1861 bits of census

1851 Census Search (partial

1861 Census (partial - small)

1881 Census of Glasgow City Poorhouse

1881 Census of Glasgow Barony Poorhouse

1881 Census of Govan Poorhouse

Other Records

1573-1642 Index to Extracts from Records of the Burgh of Glasgow

1630-1662 Index to Extracts from Records of the Burgh of Glasgow

1663-1690 Index to Extracts from Records of the Burgh of Glasgow

1724-1725 Land Tax Images

1787 First Glasgow Directory

1853-1854 Diary of a Church Elder at Hutchesontown United Presbyterian Church

*Lanarkshire (Glasgow), Scotland: Parish and Probate Records at Ancestry


 

 

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