Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy


Research Tools from the Scottish Archives

Our research tools will help you to interpret the contents of Scotland’s archives. Choose from the resources listed on our menu, or select one of the following research tools.

Find answers to frequently asked questions in Scottish archives in our Knowledge Base.

Are some words or phrases in old Scots documents unfamiliar to you? Take a look at our Glossary and you’ll find out the meaning of words such as ‘messuage’ or ‘excambion’.

Use our Scots Currency Converter to add up amounts of Scots Currency or to find out how these amounts equate to Sterling.

Get the ‘gen’ on genealogy in our Family History Guide.

For more go to the link on the rhs

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