Sunday 15 July 2012

Scottish poor law records guide

Scottish based genealogist Kirsty Wilkinson has compiled an exceptionally useful list detailing which poor law records still exist across Scotland. She has blogged about the usefulness of the records at, with the list available as a downloadable PDF file at

It's an impressive piece of work, but Kirsty is still looking for any information that can help to flesh it out further - if you know of anything not there, please drop her a note!

(Nice one Kirsty!)


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  1. Thanks for the mention, Chris. I hope your readers with find my list useful.

  2. Hopefully - I know I certainly will! :)