Online genealogy sources have made researching your family history so much easier. ScotlandsPeople is one of the largest online sources of original genealogical information. lf you are researching UK genealogy, your Scottish ancestry or building your Scottish family tree, ScotlandsPeople has almost 80 million records to search through.

Containing over 50 million records, from census records, wills, birth certificates and death certificates, ScotlandsPeople provides a fully searchable index of Scottish births from 1553-2009, marriages from 1553 to 2009 and deaths from 1855 to 2009.

In addition, indexed census data is available from 1841 to 1911 as well as Scottish Wills & Testaments from 1513 to 1901 and Coats of Arms records from 1672 to 1907. To respect privacy of living people, internet access has been limited to birth records over 100 years old, marriage records over 75 years, and death records over 50 years.

From the results of an index search made on ScotlandsPeople, you may view, save and print images of many of the original documents, and order extracts of any register entries of interest.