Scottish Family History Research

Scottish War Memorials Discussion Forum
Create personal timelines, and use them with your Family History software.

Am Baile Highland History and Culture
A huge resource, including index of Highland newspapers.

Melness Community Website

Reay Fencible Higland Regiment of Foot, or Mackay's Higlanders, 1794-1802,
with an account of its services in Ireland during the rebellion of 1798 (1914)

A fascinating book: 530 pages, with illustrations. Read on-line, or download in various formats (pdf, Kindle, etc.)

Search the FreeCen Index to 1841 Scottish Census

Napier Commission Report

Old Occupations in Scotland - what exactly did you say your ancestor did?

What did our Ancestors wear before the Clearances?

A Dictionary of the Scots Language

A Comprehensive List of Old Occupations

BBC Scottish History, including Scotland on Film and Radio

How much is that worth today?

Antiquus Morbus
What disease or condition did my ancestor die from?

HIES (Highlands & Islands Emigration Society)
Scottish migration to Australia and New Zealand

USGS GeoNames contains 8 million place names worldwide, a great way to find Lat+Long information.

Search 1851 census of Canada

Ellis Island database - easier search with Steve Morse's One-Step Forms