Record Sets

Our resources are available in three formats: as online indexes, as an image archive on Flickr, and as print publications in our bookshop. We know that everyone is different: while some prefer to use printed indexes, others are more comfortable seeking and storing information on their PC, laptop or tablet. We have therefore made some of our record sets available in multiple formats so that you can select what’s best for you. The list below shows the record sets and resources currently available. We’re always updating so watch this space!

Online Indexes - Free to Search

For information on the coverage of each of our online record sets, click here

Pre-1841 Censuses and Population Lists

1841 Census

1851 Census

1861 Census

Mental Health Records

Prison Registers

Sheriff Court Paternity Decrees

Register of Deeds

Register of Sasines

Kelso Dispensary Patient Registers

Non-OPR Births/Baptisms

Non-OPR Banns/Marriages

Non-OPR Deaths/Burials

Flickr Archive

Scottish photos and postcards

Photographs of People

Chambers Edinburgh Journal

Hobkirk Kirkyard

Sketchbook of Annan artist George Wright

Scottish Ephemera


Pre-1841 Census and Parish/Population lists

Non-OPR Births/Baptisms, Banns/Marriages, Deaths/Burials

Berwickshire Publications

Dumfriesshire Publications

Lanarkshire Publications

Midlothian Publications

Peeblesshire Publications

Roxburghshire Publications

Selkirkshire Publications

Stewartry of Kirkcudbright Publications

Wigtownshire Publications