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Genealogy, Heritage, and
In many cases, it is difficult to categorize these sites.
Descriptions have been added where the site name may not be sufficient
description. You may find some sites have multiple categories of
Some of these sites are non-profit, others are commercial
enterprises. The Clan Scott Society does not endorse or recommend
any commercial enterprise. No attempt has been made to review the
business practices of these sites. Buyer beware! Also
see the Personal Genealogy Pages.
Sections in this page may be reached by clicking on the links below:
Companion web site to the PBS family history and
genealogy television series
- Ancestral Scotland
Genealogy with travel resources
Be sure to check "today's new database" column -
free new databases daily
- Ar Turas
Independent research on Scotland and the Scots. Full
ancestry research. Put flesh on the bones of your ancestors with
contextual genealogical information.
Scottish Roots home page
Did your family leave Scotland for further afield? Are you
convinced that you have a Scottish heritage? Whether you're from
Scotland or returning to search for your roots, this site provides you
with all the information you need.
- BMD Certificates, Ltd.
UK Birth, Marriage, and Death Certificates obtained by this vendor
Gaunt's Genealogy Resources on the Internet
Compiled and continuously updated by Chris Gaunt and John Fuller.
- Cyndi's List of Genealogical
Sites on the Internet
One of the most comprehensive lists available
- Dear Myrtle's Daily Genealogy
DearMYRTLE, your friend in genealogy.
- Ellis Island
US Park Service description of the park and its history. If
your ancestors entered the United States in New York between 1892 and
1954, they probably were here.
- Everton's Genealogical Helper
Multiple genealogy resources for a fee
- Family Tree Maker On Line
Software product for building, customizing, searching and sharing your family history.
Family Tree Online
Sponsored in part by the Clan Scott Society
- Federal Land Patent Records
In just 3 easy steps we'll help you start your family tree,
search for ancestors and share your discoveries with family and friends.
- The Genealogy Home Page
Resources, links, newsletters, guides, etc.
- Genealogy Links - Scotland
Cemeteries, Censuses, Marriages, Military, Passenger Lists, and Societies
- Genealogy Search
Do a comprehensive search before narrowing your
research to a particular person or family by checking this site which
lists all the genealogy search engines..
- Genealogists for the Scottish Clans
Comprehensive list of contacts and addresses of clan society genealogists
Register Office for Scotland
The Government department responsible for the
registration of births, marriages, deaths, divorces and adoptions in
Scotland, and for carrying out periodic censuses of Scotland's
UK & Ireland Genealogy
- The Global Gazette
Online Family History Magazine
- Global Genealogy
Maps, software, charts, preservation
- Indiana State Library Genealogy Division
Index of Indiana Marriages Through 1850, and Cemetery
- LDS FamilySearch History Library On
Check the Family History Library catalog
of Congress' Sources for Research in Scottish Genealogy
This guide has been prepared primarily as an aid for those
who are researching Scottish genealogy and local history at the Library
of Congress, but it will also be useful for those searching in other
Vital Records and Health Statistics
Genealogical Death Indexing System
- National Archives of Scotland
Public and Legal Records of Scotland and Private Archives
- National Genealogical Society
Clan Scott Society is a member organization
- Ohio Death
- Public Record Office (UK)
United Kingdom's Archives from Doomsday to present
Genealogy tips and links.
General Genealogical Resources.
Supported in part by the Clan Scott Society
- ScotsFind Scottish Genealogy Databases
Free computer-searchable genealogical databases from old Scottish records.
- Scots Origins
Some free search capabilities (mostly IGI secondary sources) and for fee resources
- Society of Genealogists (UK)
Family History Library and Education Centre
Description of the system used for locating surnames in
the US census
to Soundex Code converter
The Soundex system is a method of indexing names in the
1880, 1900, 1910, and 1920 US Census. Soundex can also aid genealogists
by identifying spelling variations for a given surname.
- Texas State
Library and Archives - Genealogy
- Texas Vital Records: Birth
and Death Certificates
Your Scottish Ancestry
This is collection of resources designed to assist those wishing to trace their Scottish Ancestry.
- UK Genealogy Interests Directory
Find other genealogists researching families in the United Kingdom
- USGenWeb Project
Keeping Internet Genealogy Free
Creative, and Genealogy Sites
The name says it all
- Vital Statistics from
Finding our ancestors in the news
- World Connect
Genealogical search engine hosted by RootsWeb
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Directories, Search Engines, and other Resources
- Ancient Faces
Surnames and submitted photos of ancestors
- Ancestry Connections
A surname registry. The goal of this site is to help
find sites that share the same surnames. Pages listed by name. There is
also a section of specific areas of research.
- Behind the Name
The etymology and history of first names
- Books We Own List
People willing to do lookups from their personal
- Burke's Peerage & Gentry
Guide to the UK's and Ireland's titled and untitled families
with Surnames Genealogy Directory
A surname directory for the genealogy community
- Cyndi’s List
Books, microfilm & microfiche
- Family Tool Box
Search engine, links, digitized documents, services
- Family Tree Researcher
Search multiple genealogy sites with one query
- Genealogy Depot
Family records for many family names. The display shows
ancestral history rather than the descendants of an individual.
Contributions of information requested.
- Genealogy Register
Search engine and directory of surname, ancestry, and
- Guild of One-Name Studies
A one-name study is a project researching all
occurrences of a surname, as opposed to a particular pedigree (ancestors
of one person) or descendancy (descendants of one person or couple).
AOL Hispanic genealogy group.
Internet Genealogical Society Library - Catalogue
Surname List Search Engine
- RootsWeb Surname List (RSL)
Description and FAQ for the RootsWeb surname list - the
oldest surname registry on the Internet.
- Scotlands Family
Birth, Baptism, Marriage, Census, Poorhouses, Census, Directories, Occupations, Diseases and Medical Terms, and more
- Scottish Cemetery Records
- Surname Guide
Surname Guide provides a single family tree source for
finding and researching your family names, origin and descent. Your
Research Guide To Surnames And Lists of Family Genealogy Home pages On
Links and Queries Page
Surname links and queries for genealogy researchers.
- Surname Ring
A ring consisting of genealogy pages on the Web,
especially those that deal with surnames.
- Surname Specific
Listed in alphabetical order.
Contains links to web rings for selected surnames.
Searchable registry consisting of over 70,000 surnames
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- 2000 Year
Scottish Timeline and Historical Essays on About.com
- Best of British
- Border Reivers
This site illustrates the area and culture of the
Borders -- the ancestral home of the Scott family
- British Museum
Perhaps one of the most remarkable museums in the world
- Britain Unlimited
All about 250 of Britain's most famous people
- Encyclopedia Alba
"Your starting point for exploring Scotland past and
- The English Server - History
Hint: go to the home page and search on "Scott"
of the Kilt
Since the Scotts are Borderers, they didn't wear kilts
- leather body armor and a steel bonnet was the clothing of choice for a
17th century Scott. (See the Border Reivers site for a Borders
wardrobe description.) This is an interesting site in any case.
- Famous Scots on About.com
Amazing what Scots have accomplished
Maps, History, Heritage
to Scottish History and Tartans
resources available at the University of Minnesota libraries
more about those canny Scots
- Halifax Citadel Regimental Association
Performs historical interpretive programs at Halifax Nova Scotia
- Heraldry Society of Scotland
Just what are coats of arms and what does all that "stuff" mean?
- Heritage & Culture at Scotsman.com
Articles about Scottish heritage - registration required
- The Highland Clearances
No, it isn't a sale at a Scottish retailer. This is the story of the Scottish families forced off the land
- Historic Scotland
Historic Scotland safeguards the nation's built heritage and promotes its
understanding and enjoyment on behalf of Scottish Ministers.
- Libraries on the Web
Find a book of interest and use your local library's
Interlibrary Loan Program to borrow it!
- Medieval Scotland
A collection of articles and resources aimed at anyone interested in Scotland
between A.D. 500 and 1603
- National Galleries of Scotland
- National Library of Scotland
- National Museums of Scotland
- National Trust for Scotland
Dates in Scottish History
- Royal Scottish
- Save Gaelic
Devoted to saving the language
The Ulster-Scots Society of
America is primarily an educational and social
organization committed to the promotion of the
Ulster-Scots history and heritage, especially as
it pertains to the nearly quarter of a million
immigrants who left the north of Ireland (Ulster)
during the 18th century and settled in America
On the About web site
- Scottish Heritage Center
St. Andrew's Presbyterian College
- Scottish Heritage, USA
Dedicated to the exchange of people and ideas between Scotland and North America
- Scottish History Online
Modern, Medieval, Prehistoric, Pictish and Celtic past going back nearly 8000 years
Maps, Regions, and Places
- Scottish Music
Traditional Scottish music - mostly bagpipe - MIDIs to play and lyrics
- Scottish Tartan Museum
All about tartans and associated Scottish heritage
- Time in
An International (French) web search engine to help you
find additional Scottish web sites
- The Web
North Park University
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