Saturday, 30 July 2016

Non-OPR Scottish records via Ancestry

The following three index databases are now on Ancestry. As part of the WebSearch program, they are open to all.

Web: Scotland, Non-OPR Births and Baptisms Index, 1666 -1874, 7,325 records
Web: Scotland, Non-OPR Banns and Marriages Index, 1656 - 187,  2,985 records
Web: Scotland, Non-OPR Deaths and Burials Index, 1673-1855, 2,584 records

These are indexes from Kirk Session material of the Church of Scotland, other Presbyterian churches, and also the registers of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). They are taken from Maxwell Ancestry's Scottish Indexes site at where you will find a variety of other Scottish record sets on a free to search, pay to view a full transcript basis.

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