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06/01/20

In March 1969 a lifeboat crew answered a distress call. They never returned.

06/01/20

The stories of sisters who chose to get married on the same day. 

06/01/20

The fifth set of live quadruplets to be registered since 1855 were born in 1919.

19/09/19

More than 3,000 baptism records covering the years 1752–1855 have been added to ScotlandsPeople.

18/09/19

One of the world's most deadly pandemics - 'The Spanish 'Flu' - arrived in Scotland in 1918

31/07/19

The story of an unplanned journey to Norway by a Shetlander who became a national celebrity. 

25/07/19

NRS scores on quality of products and services

14/05/19

2.8 million names and addresses for owners and occupiers of properties in Scotland added to the site

14/05/19

The bombing of Bank Row, Wick, on 1 July 1940 is recorded in the 1940 Valuation Rolls