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The Way People Lived

Use this section to find out more about how Scottish People lived in days gone by...

The menu on the right will link to pages that help you to see just how much information about the social history of the Scots you can find in wills & testaments, including:-

  • the testaments of a selection of people from the past
  • ways of working through the centuries
  • how people lived their lives and conducted their affairs
  • home interiors, from the humblest cottage to the most sumptuous country house
  • what people from all stations in society were wearing

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