Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

18/3/2009

Midlothian (Edinburgh), Scotland: Parish and Probate Records

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Source Information:
Ancestry.com. Midlothian (Edinburgh), Scotland: Parish and Probate Records [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001. Original data: Electronic databases created from various publications of parish and probate records.
About Midlothian (Edinburgh), Scotland: Parish and Probate Records
This database is a collection of historical parish and probate registers from the county of Midlothian (Edinburgh) in the country of Scotland. The 549,800 records in this collection can range in date from the early 1500s to the mid- to late-1800s. Some non-parish records may be included from as early as the twelfth century. Parish records–primarily baptisms, marriages, and burials–provide the best source of vital record information in the centuries before civil registration. The records include baptisms/christenings, burials, marriages, tombstone inscriptions, obituaries, tax lists, wills, and other miscellaneous types of records. Also included are some records from non-conformist churches. for more click here

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