Births, Marriages & Deaths
Perth borough Burial Registers 1794 to 1855
FreeCen 1841-1891 online (100% Ayrshire & Renfrewshire)
Scottish Postal Directories – 1773 to 1911
The Scotsman $$$ – 1817 to 1950
Elephind – Search over 4000 newspapers from US, Australia, New Zealand
‘The Surnames of Scotland’ by George F. Black – now available online for FREE
Still on the subject of useful research guides, a very interesting resource for people tracing their Scottish ancestors is ‘The Surnames of Scotland: Their Origin, Meaning, and History’, by George F. Black. At over 800 pages, this book is a fascinating read for anyone who wishes to discover more about Scottish surnames – especially people who live outside Scotland.
Black’s book is now available for FREE on the web at the Hathi Trust Digital Library. To read the book, just go to this website page .