Friday, 7 September 2018

Early Scottish census records added to FindmyPast

The latest records added to FindmyPast (

Scotland, Edinburgh Temperance Pledges 1886-1908
Did your Scottish ancestor sign a temperance pledge between 1886 and 1908? These temperance pledges were introduced by the United Presbyterian Church and originally called the Band of Hope Register. The index records names, birth years, addresses and includes the names and ages of numerous children who signed the pledge.

Scotland, Berwickshire, Ladykirk Heads of Household 1811
Discover your Scottish ancestors from Ladykirk in Berkshire. This early census recorded the names of the heads of the household in Ladykirk in 1811 as well as information pertaining to their family and other members of their household.

Scotland, Edinburgh St Cuthbert's Census 1790
Explore your Scottish ancestry with the 1790 census of the parish of St Cuthbert's in Edinburgh. The index has been transcribed by the Scottish Genealogy Society. The original list came from the Kirk Session Records for Ladykirk.

Scotland, Perthshire, Inhabitants of the Burgh of Perth 1766
Discover your Scottish ancestry with this list of inhabitants of the Burgh of Perth in 1766. The inhabitants list was taken by the magistrates on 19 March 1766 and the following days.

Scotland, Shetland, Tingwall List of Inhabitants 1785
Discover our Scottish ancestors live in the Shetland Islands? Search this list of inhabitants of the parish of Tingwall.

British & Irish Newspapers
This week we have added 148,176 new pages to The Archive. We have added pages to the Irish Independent, as well as to the Liverpool Echo. We have also added a long run of new pages to the Sligo Champion, spanning the years 1942 to 2006. The Sligo Champion was founded in 1836 by four times mayor of Sligo Edward Howard Verdon, and it is still in publication today

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