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Some of the archives I visit for clients throughout Scotland, researching Scottish Ancestry and Family History.

Some of the archives I visit for clients throughout Scotland, researching Scottish Ancestry and Family History.

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  • Hi there Chris. Thanks for this round up - very nice. I may have a task for you. I am trying to track down a particular 1930s issue of a modest Glasgow publication: 'St Mungo's the 'organ of the Scottish postal workers' trades union''. None of the newspaper archives in England or Scotland seem to have it. Best wishes, Anita
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  • 1. Register House in Edinburgh. Home to the National Records of Scotlandand the Scotlands People Centre.
  • 2. The National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh:maps, trade directories,estate & family papers,newspapers
  • 3. Edinburgh Central Library has a large collection of materialfor Scotland and Edinburgh.
  • 4. The Scottish Genealogy Society have a library in EdinburghOpen to members and visitors.
  • 5. Dumfries Archive and the Ewart Library hold a vast collection for familyHistory in Dumfries and Galloway – Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire.
  • 6. The Borders Archive in Hawick covers the former counties of Berwickshire,Roxburghshire,Peeblesshire and Selkirkshire
  • 7. The Mitchell Library in Glasgow is the largest reference library in Europe. Vastcollection of records for Glasgow and the west of Scotland.
  • 8. Stirling Archive is in a modern building holding records for Stirling and Stirlingshire.
  • 9. The Bell library in Perth has an archive and local history department forPerthshire and Kinross.
  • 10. The Highland Archive in Inverness holds many Highland clan estateRecords and archives for Inverness-shire & Ross and Cromarty.
  • 11. info@scotlandsgenealogy.com