News and features

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07/01/19

Hurricane 'Low Q' killed 21 people and damaged 250,000 homes across Scotland in January 1968.

07/01/19

Learn how some lucky Scottish brides found their stylish wedding dress despite wartime rationing

07/01/19

Learn more about Muriel Spark and other Scottish authors born in 1918

15/06/18

Discover Glasgow through Maps and Plans spanning 250 years on ScotlandsPeople 

13/06/18

More than 2,400 maps, plans and drawings have been added to the ScotlandsPeople site

23/01/18

Explore Scotland as you search for your ancestors.

19/01/18

Newly-discovered letters shed light on Robert Burns’ family, Excise career and radical political opinions

10/01/18

Learn about the lives of Alberto Morrocco, Anna MacLeod and Hugh Malcolm - all born in 1917

10/01/18

Read about the weddings of three allied servicemen in Scotland in 1942