News and features

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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.

16/08/16

New light on Scottish troops during Market Garden, the Allied operation in September 1944.

16/08/16

The Battle of Waterloo and the stirring events of 1815 are reflected in Scottish parish registers

15/08/16

At approximately 7.15pm on 28 December 1879 the first Tay Rail Bridge collapsed.

10/08/16

The irregular marriages of a Japanese whisky pioneer, a lion tamer and an actor.

10/08/16

The break up of the Sutherland and Steel-Maitland estates after the First World War