Friday, 7 September 2018

Findmypast Friday Additions

Here the the new offerings from Findmypast on Friday 7 September.

Scotland, Edinburgh Temperance Pledges 1886-1908
These 916 temperance pledges were introduced by the United Presbyterian Church and originally called the Band of Hope Register. The index records names, birth years, addresses and includes the names and ages of numerous children who signed the pledge.
The original records are housed at the National Records of Scotland and have been transcribed by the Scottish Genealogy Society in Edinburgh. The society published the transcriptions as Edinburgh, Broughton Place United Presbyterian Church - Band of Hope Register, 1886-1908. According to the society, the objective of the Band of Hope Register 'was to teach children the importance and principles of sobriety and teetotalism'.

Scotland, Berwickshire, Ladykirk Heads of Household 1811
This early census recorded the names of 116 heads of the household in Ladykirk in 1811 as well as information pertaining to their family and other members of their household.
The index has been transcribed by the Scottish Genealogy Society. The original list came from the Kirk Session Records for Ladykirk.

Scotland, Edinburgh St Cuthbert's Census 1790
The index has been transcribed by the Scottish Genealogy Society. The original list came from the Kirk Session Records for Ladykirk.
This early Scottish census listed the names of each of the 5,385 heads of the household and within each family unit the number of parents, children, lodgers, and servants. Then each category was separated into male and female.

Scotland, Perthshire, Inhabitants of the Burgh of Perth 1766
The inhabitants list was taken by the magistrates on 19 March 1766 and the following days.
This early census recorded the names of the 2,048 heads of the household and then noted certain facts about the others in the house; such as age, occupation or religion.

Scotland, Shetland, Tingwall List of Inhabitants 1785
This early census will reveal a combination of your ancestor's age, residence and the number of other people residing in their household. 1,095 entries

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