In Virtual Volumes you can view digital copies of historical records in the care of National Records of Scotland that are not indexed by personal name. Records currently available are mainly those of kirk sessions and other church courts. To find out more, read our guides on how to use Virtual Volumes, kirk session records and church court records.

Volume search

Search for a specific volume by reference or search all volumes by date range.

Search for a volume

Record creator search

Search for records of a kirk session, presbytery or other court or institution.

Search record creators

Place search

Search for all records relating to a place such as a parish, county or city.

Search places

Scottish Cabinet Records search

Search for Cabinet Records of the Scottish Government.

Search Cabinet Records