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21/10/16

Learn about the lives of six soldiers who died on 1 July 1916

18/10/16

Working on a recent project, members of staff discovered answers to puzzles in their family history

10/10/16

Discover the buildings commissioned by a remarkable newspaper editor and philanthropist

07/10/16

The society tattooist with the unusual name

07/10/16

Even if your ancestor didn't leave a will, an inventory can still reveal a lot

30/09/16

You may be experiencing difficulties with your account on the new ScotlandsPeople website.

28/09/16

Welcome to the new ScotlandsPeople website.

22/08/16

The Military Service Appeal Tribunals handled appeals against conscription from 1916 onwards.

17/08/16

Wills of men who fought and fell during the Normandy invasion, 6 June 1944.