Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

14/8/2007

Scottish parish record images go online!

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The images of Old Parochial Registers (OPR) for births and marriages are now available online at www.ScotlandsPeople.gov.uk And about time too, many family historians will comment. The General Record Office of Scotland (GROS) estimates that over 28 million people have Scottish roots, so the release of the OPR images will provide a boost to family historians keen to find pre civil registration records of their Scottish ancestors. The Scottish OPRs are, roughly speaking, the equivalent of the parish registers in England. for more click here

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