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Scotland, Scotland : Classification : Other Records


A wide variety of records exist that do not fit into other classifications. The websites here have such records. The descriptions against each entry will let you know you might find on the website.

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Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, School / Educational Records / Alumni, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:The Genealogist Website
Link:The Genealogist Website
Description:The Genealogist Website
Extra Info:Subscription site. Includes many university registers, trade directories and more.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Ancestor Homes
Link:https://www.ancestorhomes.com
Description:An extensive collection of digitised property deeds and associated documents dating back to the 1660s.
Classification:Information, Other Records
Title:Archives Hub - Find Sources For Your Research
Link:https://archiveshub.jisc.ac.uk/
Description:Archives Hub - Find Sources For Your Research
Extra Info:Use the Archives Hub to find unique sources for your research. Search across descriptions of archives, including links to digital content, held at over 300 institutions across the UK.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records, Journals / Diaries
Title:Archives of Trent University, Canada
Link:http://www.trentu.ca/admin/library/archives/titles...
Description:Trent University, Canada, Archives
Extra Info:Searchable archives for historic materials generally relating to Peterborough and the surrounding counties of Victoria, Haliburton, Hastings, Northumberland and Durham in Canada. Includes many born in the UK and Ireland.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:British and European Adventurers in Gran Colombia
Link:https://hispanic-anglosphere.com/2018/08/23/record...
Description:British and European Adventurers in Gran Columbia 1810-1830 some up to 1890
Extra Info:Also lists nationality, with date of birth and occupation on some records. PDF file format.
Classification:Other Records
Title:British Settlers in Natal (Durban), South Africa
Link:http://shelaghspencer.com/
Description:British Settlers in Natal, South Africa 1824-1857
Extra Info:Lists of settlers and what life was like.
Classification:Other Records
Title:British Settlers in South Africa in the 19th Century
Link:http://www.southafricansettlers.com/
Description:British Settlers in South Africa in the 19th Century
Extra Info:Lists of settlers. Also tries to include where they lived prior to south Africa, their parents names and more
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:British Transport Police Website
Link:http://www.btp.police.uk/
Description:British Transport Police Website
Extra Info:Click on about us, then history. Includes details of some murders and a rogues gallery.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Capital Punishment UK
Link:http://www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/
Description:Capital Punishment UK - The Resource Site for the History of Capital Punishment
Extra Info:Includes the histories of 'hanging' prisons.
Classification:Newspapers, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Connected Histories
Link:https://www.connectedhistories.org/
Description:British History Sources, 1500-1900
Extra Info:From the Universities of London, Hertfordshire, and Sheffield. Burney collection of newspapers, British History Online, the Charles Booth Archive, Old Bailey Online and much more...
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Other Records
Title:Denise & Peter's Website Including Ships Passenger Lists
Link:http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~ourstuff/genealogy/
Description:Denise & Peter's Website Including Ships Passenger Lists for Emigrants into New Zealand
Extra Info:Also includes details of areas settled by groups of people.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Other Records
Title:Directory of Scots Banished to the American Plantations
Link:Directory of Scots Banished to the American Plantations
Description:Directory of Scots Banished to the American Plantations, 1650-1775
Extra Info:Includes information on the ships they were sent on as well as the master of the ship.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Global Shark Attack File
Link:http://www.sharkattackfile.net/
Description:Global Shark Attack File
Extra Info:List of shark attacks worldwide, fatal and non fatal, includes source reference (eg date of newspaper article, books etc).
Classification:Other Records
Title:Internet Library of Early Journals
Link:http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/ilej/
Description:Internet Library of Early Journals
Extra Info:A selection of early journals indexed and available to view online.
Classification:Other Records
Title:National Archives - Selected Cabinet Papers
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/cabinetpapers/
Description:National Archives - Selected Cabinet Papers 1915-1979
Extra Info:Collection of cabinet papers, covering topics such as the economy, the death penalty, immigration controls and much more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Religious Lists / Records, Information, Other Records
Title:Open Library
Link:http://openlibrary.org/
Description:Open Library - Scanned Books Online
Extra Info:Use the search facility and select e-books only. Some English trade directories, journals, historic accounts of counties and more.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Police Roll of Honour
Link:http://www.policememorial.org.uk/
Description:The National Police Officers Roll of Honour and Awards for Gallantry
Classification:Other Records
Title:Project Gutenberg
Link:http://www.gutenberg.org/
Description:Project Gutenberg - Free to Read Books
Extra Info:Online books, free to read.
Classification:Information, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Railway Work, Life and Death
Link:http://www.railwayaccidents.port.ac.uk/
Description:Life, Work and Death on the Railways
Extra Info:May be slow to load. Find out about railway worker accidents in Britain and Ireland in the later 19th and early 20th century
Classification:Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., School / Educational Records / Alumni, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Minute Books / Meeting Books, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:Scottish Archive Network
Link:https://www.scan.org.uk/
Description:Scottish Archive Network
Extra Info:Click on Digital Archive for online documents.
Classification:Religious Lists / Records, Minute Books / Meeting Books, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Scottish Genealogy Databases
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20080602101740/http://w...
Description:Scottish Genealogy Databases
Extra Info:The site is no longer running but is archived. If the site doesn't load clicking on the word impatient often works.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Scottish Mining Website
Link:http://www.scottishmining.co.uk/
Description:Scottish Mining Website
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Other Records
Title:Scottish Records and Documents from British History Online
Link:https://www.british-history.ac.uk/catalogue/scotla...
Description:Scottish Records and Documents from British History Online
Classification:Other Records
Title:Searchable Records of the Scottish Parliament
Link:https://www.rps.ac.uk
Description:Searchable Records of the Scottish Parliament 1235-1707
Extra Info:Maybe slow to load.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Society of Genealogists Great Western Railway Shareholders Index
Link:http://www.findmypast.co.uk/great-western-railway-shareholders-search-start.action
Description:Great Western Railway Shareholders 1835-1932
Extra Info:Great Western Railway's original ledgers were compiled by the company for transactions relating to all shareholdings which changed hands other than by simple sale.
Classification:Other Records
Title:Statistical Accounts for Scotland
Link:https://stataccscot.edina.ac.uk/static/statacc/dis...
Description:Statistical Accounts for Scotland
Extra Info:Can use non-subscriber option to see scanned pages of books.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:The Free Encyclopedia of the International Circus
Link:http://www.circopedia.org/Main_Page
Description:A unique ongoing historical archive of the art form of the circus and its development over the past 250 years of its history.
Classification:Companies / Employee and Union Lists, Other Records
Title:The Gazette - Official Public Record
Link:https://www.thegazette.co.uk/
Description:The Gazette - Official Public Record
Extra Info:The Gazette is formally the combination of three publications: The London Gazette, The Belfast Gazette and The Edinburgh Gazette. The Gazettes are official journals of record.
Classification:Companies / Employee and Union Lists, Other Records
Title:The Honourable East India Company
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20110207202311/http://h...
Description:Finding East India Company Ancestors
Extra Info:This is a copy of a site that is no longer active. May take a few moments to load, but most information still seems to be available. Collected from various publications.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Minute Books / Meeting Books, Other Records
Title:The Oddfellows Archive
Link:https://www.oddfellows.co.uk/
Description:The Oddfellows Archive
Extra Info:Subscription site. The archive of the Oddfellows. Includes magazines, directories, minutes books and more. Searchable.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Other Records
Title:The Ships List Website
Link:http://www.theshipslist.com/
Description:The Ships List Website for Ships' Passenger Lists and More
Extra Info:Also includes some marriages at sea.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Trinity House Calendars 1787-1854
Link:http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/trinity-house-calendars/
Description:Trinity House Calendars 1787-1854
Extra Info:Covering the period 1787 to 1854, most of the papers are Petitions for aid, submitted by the seaman or, often, his widow. Also includes Apprentice Indentures and Miscellaneous Papers.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:GENUKI Country Page for Scotland
Link:https://www.genuki.org.uk/big/sct/
Description:General Information for Scotland

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