Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

15/12/2009

Selkirkshire, Scotland, Extracted Parish Records

Ancestry.com. Selkirkshire, Scotland, Extracted Parish Records [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001. Original data: Electronic databases created from various publications of parish and probate records.
About Selkirkshire, Scotland, Extracted Parish Records
A collection of parish and probate records in Scotland from the 1500s to the 1800s.

This database is a collection of historical parish registers from Selkirkshire, Scotland. The 6,500 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. All of the data was converted as it was originally presented in various published registers and books. For this reason, you will find interesting phonetic spellings and large descriptive tables of contents. for more click here

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