Welcome to ScotlandsPeople
The official Scottish genealogy resource
Welcome to ScotlandsPeople, one of the largest online sources of original genealogical information. If you are researching UK genealogy, your Scottish ancestry or building your Scottish family tree, we have almost 90 million records to look through.
From Scottish census records, Scottish wills, birth certificates and death certificates, we have a comprehensive choice of Scottish records to bring your Scotland ancestry to life. Build the complete picture of your Scottish ancestry with ScotlandsPeople.
We hope your visit will be enjoyable and that you are successful in connecting generations.
Features & latest news
Launch of the Soldiers' Wills
31,000 Soldiers' Wills have just been added to the ScotlandsPeople website. To find out more about these new records and to view two wills of WW1 soldiers with famous descendants, follow this link.
Release of the Soldiers' Wills
We’re delighted to announce that the Soldiers' Wills have just been published on the ScotlandsPeople website.
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