Monday, 9 October 2017

More paternity cases added to Scottish Indexes

Scottish Indexes ( has added more paternity cases from The Registers of Extracted Decreets from Dumfries Sheriff Court for the year 1857 to its Sheriff Court Paternity Cases index, as sourced from the National Records of Scotland.The growing collection is accessible at

So far the registers for most Sheriff Courts in Scottish counties south of the Forth and Clyde have been completely indexed, as well as Aberdeen Sheriff Court. For more about the records visit


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