Useful Links

These are other websites that you may find useful. Content is the responsibility of the provider, and the Society has no control over them, and does not accept any responsibility for them. However, please let us know if you find anything in them to which you object, so that we may review their content.
Please note that the website addresses given below are not meant to be live links.


HIGHLAND LOCAL HISTORY AND FAMILY WEBSITES:

Am Baile:
Digitised archives for language, culture & history of Highlands (including newspaper indexes) - www.ambaile.org.uk 

Hebridean Connections:
Genealogy, history, traditions, culture and archaeology of the Western Isles - www.hebrideanconnections.com 

County Sutherland: 
Resources & family history for Sutherland -
www.countysutherland.co.uk

Ross & Cromarty Roots:
Includes image library of gravestone inscriptions in Ross & Cromarty - 
www.rosscromartyroots.co.uk

Fearn Peninsula Graveyards:
Graveyards Project with names of 6838 individuals -
www.fearnpeninsulagraveyards.com

The Lost Families of Stratherrick:
Frasers, MacBeans, MacGillivrays, MacQueens etc -
www.garthbeg.com

Friar Street Chisholms:
An Inverness Family -
www.friarstreetchisholms.me.uk

George Hamilton Family History:
A Member's Family Trees -
http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/h/a/m/George-Hamilton/index.html

Kennedy One-Name Study:
Surname study of the Kennedys in Scotland including Lochaber branch - http://www.kennedydna.com/kennedy_one_name_study.htm

The Auld Family:
History of the Auld (& variants) family of Caithness -
www.familyauld.org.uk

Local History and Heritage Groups in the Highlands are listed at:
www.highlandroots.net/local-history-heritage-groups.html

Highland Clan Societies can be found via:
www.highlandclans.org/A-List-of-Clans.htm

Register Offices in the Highlands are listed at:
www.highlandroots.net/register-offices.html

Libraries in the Highlands are listed at:
www.highlandroots.net/libraries.html 

Archives in the Highlands are listed at:
www.highlandroots.net/archives.html

Other FHSs are listed by the Scottish Association of Family History Societies [SAFHS] at: 
www.safhs.org.uk/SAFHS_Members.asp


OTHER SCOTTISH WEBSITES:

Scotlands People:
Online access to official genealogical records for the whole of Scotland - www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk 

Scotlands Places:
Historic gazeteers and references to places from various historical records, including tax rolls -
https://scotlandsplaces.gov.uk

National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland):
Includes link to NRAS [National Register of Archives for Scotland] -
www.nrscotland.gov.uk

Scottish Archive Network:
Catalogues and connections to archives all over Scotland -
www.scan.org.uk 

National Library of Scotland:
Holds all copyrighted publications in Scotland -
www.nls.uk 

National Library of Scotland Maps:
Old maps, including 1st Edition Ordnance Survey in various scales -
https://maps.nls.uk

Scottish Gypsies:
History of gypsies in Scotland -
www.scottishgypsies.co.uk

Scottish War Memorial Discussion Forum:
Forum for Scottish War Memorials -
http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com

Talking Scot:
Scottish genealogical website with a discussion forum, info& links -
www.talkingscot.com

SOME UK WEBSITES:

TNA - The National Archives (of UK):
Includes records of govt. depts., military, merchant navy, customs, etc - www.nationalarchives.gov.uk 

Find My Past:
Paid access to military records from TNA and many other sources (BMDs, Censuses etc) -
www.findmypast.co.uk

Free BMD:
Free access to English & Welsh civil registers of Birth, Marriage, Death -
www.freebmd.org.uk

The British Library:
Holds records of East India Company, and of many Scots families resident in England -
www.bl.uk 

GENUKI:
Comprehensive coverage of genealogical resources for the UK -
http://www.genuki.org.uk/contents

British-Genealogy:
Free advice pages and family history forum -
www.british-genealogy.com

Genealogy Gateway:
Large number of links to genealogical websites -
www.gengateway.com

Old-maps.co.uk:
Britains most extensive digital historical map archive -
www.old-maps.co.uk

UK Census Records at CensusFinder.com:
A resource for finding census records online -
www.censusfinder.com/united_kingdom.htm

INTERNATIONAL SITES:

Ancestry/Find-A-Grave etc:
Genuine records from all over the world and customer-contributed family trees (many unreliable) -
www.ancestry.co.uk

Family Search:
LDS/Mormons' indexes and transcriptions of genealogical records and members' family trees -
www.familysearch.org

Cyndi's List:
The most comprehensive listing of genealogy sites around the world - 
www.cyndislist.com