UPDATE – RootsWeb sites (owned by Ancestry.com) are currently unavailable while they resolve some security issues. If and when the sites are restored, we’ll make the links live, until then, we’ve included the links in parentheses.

RootsWeb (http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/intl/) has free Scotland Genealogy Records online from user-submitted transcriptions, indexes, and record compilations.

RootsWeb is now hosted by Ancestry.com and some databases have been made searchable, and still free, including these Scottish genealogy records:


The following records are searchable in International Records Search (http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/intl/):

  • Scotland: Aberdeen Magazine 1761 Births

  • Scotland: Marriages, 1868-1875, Maxwell Surname

  • Scotland: Aberdeen: 1820 Trade Directory, Aberdeen, Scotland

  • Scotland: Lanarkshire Co: Lanarkshire: Prentice Burials in the Dalziel Old Manse Cemetery, Motherwell, Scotland

  • Scotland: Renfrewshire: Quigley Swan Lineage


These records are searchable in the United Kingdom and Ireland Records Search (http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/uki/):

  • Scotland: Argyll: 1861 Census, Kilbrandon & Kilchattan

  • Scotland: Ayrshire, Church Records for the Surnames HOOD, CONNEL, and DICK

  • Scotland: Dunbar: Burials & Mort Cloths, December 1739 to Apr 1851

  • Scotland and England: Vital Stats for Dicks, Hulme, Purdy and Shaw surnames

  • Scotland: Birth, Marriage, Death indexes, DUN Surname

  • Scotland: Buittle parish History and Census Records

For other RootsWeb search options including mailing lists and surname lists, see All RootsWeb Searchable Databases.


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