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FAMILY NAMES

  • The Aberdeen & NE Scotland Family History Society

    GOVERNMENT SITES

  • Aberdeenshire Council family history section

    HISTORY AND CULTURE

  • ABERDEEN - history of the Aberdeen RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution).
  • ABERDEEN - Sources of history and historical information.
  • ABERDEEN - City Heritage Trust was established to care for local conservation areas, listed buildings and historic locations.
  • North East Folklore Archive
  • FRASERBURGH - history of the Fraserburgh RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution).
  • FRASERBURGH - history and heritage.
  • FRASERBURGH - Heritage Centre.
  • PETERHEAD - history of the Peterhead RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution).

    The Fish Market, Aberdeen

    LIBRARIES, MUSEUMS AND ARCHIVES

  • The North East Folklore Archive - an internet resource established by Aberdeenshire Council for the study of the culture and traditions of North East Scotland. Focusing primarily on the North East's farming and fishing communities, the substance of the Archive includes written articles, recorded interviews, biographical notes, photographs, diaries, songs and tunes.
  • ABERDEEN - Local Studies Department holds newspapers from 1747, directories from the 1750's, many maps and parish and census records. Email: LocalStudiesLibrary@aberdeencity.gov.uk.
  • Aberdeen University Library
  • Aberdeen Library and Information Services.
  • Aberdeen local and regional libraries list.
  • Aberdeen libraries - restricted and reserve collections.
  • Aberdeenshire Library and Information Service.
  • Aberdeenshire Museums information page.
  • Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums.

    LOCAL WEBSITES

  • ABERDEEN - Pitsligo School Log Book 1874-1912.
  • ABERDEEN - list of Patients, Smallpox Hospital, Mounthooly, Aberdeen.
  • ABERDEEN WEST - 1851 census.
  • ABERDOUR - 1851 census.
  • BELHELVIE - 1851 census.
  • BIRSE - cemetery inscriptions and other information
  • CLUNY - 1851 census (partial).
  • KENNETHMONT - local genealogy site.
  • KING EDWARD - 1851 census.
  • LOSSIEMOUTH Fowk - Lossiemouth loons and quines from around the world keep in touch.
  • MOUNTHOOLY - list of Patients, Smallpox Hospital, Mounthooly, Aberdeen 1872-1875.
  • STRATHDON - birth, marriage and deaths records pre-1855

    LOCAL SOCIETIES

  • Aberdeen & North-East Scotland Family History Society
  • Birse Genealogy
  • Buchan Heritage Society

    MAPS, GAZETTEERS AND GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

  • ABERDEEN - Baedekers map of 1910.
  • Ordnance Survey maps - free online maps covering the period 1860-1870.
  • Old Maps of the county
  • National Library of Scotland - old county maps.

    MILITARY

  • KENNETHMONT - WW1 War Memorial.
  • KENNETHMONT - WW2 War Memorial.
  • Grave Location for Holders of the Victoria Cross in Grampian
  • Aberdeenshire Roll of Honour

    OTHER BITS AND PIECES

  • Aberdeen Register of Testaments, 1715-1800
  • Aberdeenshire Parish and Probate Records116,000 records including baptisms/christenings, burials, marriages, tombstone inscriptions, obituaries, tax lists and wills.
  • NE Scotland Genealogy MI's for many gravestones in this area of Scotland including Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen City and Kincardinshire
  • Census Online Aberdeenshire
  • Scotland Free Census Project - 19th Aberdeen century censuses online and free.

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