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20/03/19

The NRS Customer Survey has now closed

27/02/19

The story of 36 islanders who sailed to Australia on the 'Priscilla' in 1852 

27/02/19

How Scottish migrants to Australia were helped by the Highland and Island Emigration Society

27/02/19

Almost 5,000 Highland and Island Emigration records have been added to ScotlandsPeople

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