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Search the statutory (civil) registers of births, marriages and deaths in Scotland from 1855 to the present.
Search church registers of births (or baptisms), marriages and burials in Scotland from 1553 onwards.
Search the lists of people recorded in censuses taken every 10 years in Scotland from 1841 onwards.
Search lists of owners and occupiers of buildings and other properties in Scotland from 1855 onwards.
Search wills and testaments, coats of arms, soldiers' and airmen's wills and the records of military service appeals tribunals.
Poor relief and migration records
Search the records for the Highland and Island Emigration Society 1852-57, set up to relieve Highland destitution.
Search registers of people admitted to Scottish prisons to 1921. Registers for Edinburgh Bridewell, Edinburgh (Calton) Prison, Largs Prison and Perth Prison are available.
Search employment-related records of the Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses (Northern Lighthouse Board) and the Scottish Women’s Land Army.
Kirk session and other church court records can be found in Virtual Volumes.