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Scottish genealogy resources

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Map of Scotland
Old Regions of Scotland

General Resources

Atlases and Maps

County and Parish Information


Surnames and Clans


  • Scottish Emigration Database contains the records of over 21,000 passengers who embarked at Glasgow and Greenock for non-European ports between 1 January and 30 April 1923, and at other Scottish ports between 1890 and 1960.



Scottish Research Bibliography

  • Cory, Kathleen B. "Tracing Your Scottish Ancestry", 3rd Edition, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD, 2004
  • Black, George F. "The Surnames of Scotland: Their Origin, Meaning and History," New York Public Library, NY, 1999. (This is viewed as the principal work on Scottish surname origins. You may have to purchase used.)
  • Dorward, David. "Scottish Surnames", Interlink Publishing Group, MA, 2003
  • Paton, Chris. Researching Scottish Family History, Family History Partnership, 2009.