Saltmarket to Salt Lake


The 13th Annual Conference of Scottish Association of Family History Societies


Scottish Collection at Family History Library Salt Lake City

This is a summary of the talk given to the Annual Conference of SAFHS, hosted by the society, in the Mitchell Theatre Glasgow by Dean J. Hunter Collection Development Specialist, Family History Library in Salt Lake City e mail hunterdj@ldschurch.org


Library e mail fhl@ldschurch.org

Address - 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3400

Opened - 23 October, 1985 - 142,000 square feet on five floors - (four open to public)

Background

Start 1894 library for Genealogical Society of Utah. Owned and operated by Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints Open to public at no charge. Averages about 2,000 patrons per day

Hours Monday >7:30 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday - Saturday 7:30 am to 10:00 pm

Records Collection

General - 2.2 million rolls of microfilm 742,00 microfiche 300,000 books 4,500 periodicals

Growth 2000 Averaged 4,100 rolls of film and 700 books per month

Camera - 242 cameras filming in 40 countries. Have filmed in 110 countries, territories, and possessions.

British Isles

England Books - 32,795 Microfiche - 159,476 Microfilms - 111,172

Ireland Books - 4,237 Microfiche - 3,807 Microfilms - 16,492


Wales Books - 2,248 Microfiche - 2,857 Microfilms - 3,557

Great Britain Books 511 Microfiche - 12,964 Microfilms - 38,727

Channel Isles Books - 67 Microfiche - 59 Microfilms - 632

Isle of Man Books 166 Microfiche - 125 Microfilms - 882

Scottish Collection

Books - 4,272 Microfiche - 8,485 Microfilms - 12,232

Locations were we have filmed

General Register Office - New Register House

Central Library, Edinburgh

National Library of Scotland

Scottish Records Office - National Archives of Scotland

Inveraray Castle

Argyle - Surnigh House, Isle of Islay

Ewart Public Library

City Chambers, Glasgow

Greenock Department of Burials

Ayrshire Archives

Glasgow - Mitchell Library

Caithness - The Lodge, Thurso

Records obtained include the following

General Register Office - New Register House

Church of Scotland parish registers (two filmings) 1553-1855

Civil Registration

Indexes - 1855-1955 - Births, 1855-1956 - Marriages and Deaths

Certificates - 1855-1875, 1881, 1891

Censuses 1841 to 1891

Census 1841 (two filmings)

Census 1851 (two filmings)

Lord Lyon records

Coats of Arms from Lord Lyon Register Office

Coats armoriale for the registers in the Lyon Office ms.

Family Histories assembled by the Lord Lyon Registry House

Index to arms contained in the various armorial preserved in the Lyon Office


Public Register of all Arms and Bearings in Scotland in the Lord Lyon Register House

Register of genealogies and birth brieves in Lord Lyon Register House

Register of petitions and processes in the court of the Lord Lyon

Roman Catholic parish registers

Edinburgh 1775-1815

Interments - Dundee

Blotter registers

Family histories

Central Library, Edinburgh

Family histories

National Library of Scotland

Genealogical and heraldry manuscripts

30 rolls

Scottish Records Office - National Archives of Scotland

Commissariot court records - pre 1823

Indexes pre 1823 either printed or microfilm

Aberdeen - Registers of testaments - 1715-1823

Brechin - Registers of testaments - 1576-1823

Caithness - Registers of testaments - 1661-1824

Dumfries - Registers of testaments - 1624-1827

- Minute book of confirmed testaments 1684-1774

Dunblane - Registers of testaments - 1539-1825

Dunkield - Registers of testaments - 1687-1823

Edinburgh - Registers of testaments - 1567 - 1829

Glasgow - Registers of testaments - 1547-1823

Hamilton and Campsie - Registers of testaments - 1564-1823

Inverness - Registers of testaments - 1630-1820

Isles - Registers of testaments - 1661-1823

Kirkcudbright - Registers of testaments - 1594-1823

Lanark - Registers of testaments - 1594-1823

Lauder - Registers of testaments - 1561-1782

Moray - Registers of testaments - 1684-1827

Orkney and Shetland - Registers of testaments - 1611-1688

Peebles - Registers of testaments - 1678-1820

Ross - Registers of testaments - 1802-1824

St. Andrews - Registers of testaments - 1549-1823

Stirling - Registers of testaments - 1607-1728

Wigton - Registers of testaments - 1641-1823

Sheriff court - Commissary records - post 1823

Argyll - Register of Inventories 1815-1877

- Register of Confirmations 1819-1875

Caithness - Deeds and Probate writs 1635-1879

East Lothian - Register of Inventories 1830-1877

Fife - Register of Testaments 1824-1875

- Register of Inventories 1824-1877

Kirkcudbright 1750-1839

Midlothian - Register of Inventories 1823-1877

- Testament Testamentors & Dative 1823-1876

- Testamentary Deeds 1844-1876

Perth - Register of Inventories 1820-1877

- Register of Confirmations 1824-1876

Renfrew - Register of Inventories 1824-1877

- Register of Confirmations 1833-1860

Ross - Register of Inventories 1824-1877


Stirling - Register of Inventories 1809-1875

West Lothian - Register of Inventories 1831-1880

Indexes to Inventories of Personal Estates of Defuncts

Edinburgh, Haddington and Linlithgow 1827-1867

Other counties 1846-1867

Service of heirs

Original records 1586-1901 (in Latin until 1848)

Abstracts 1544-1700 Printed volume A Inquisitionum an Capellam Regis Retornatarum Abreviato@

Decennial Index 1700-1959 in printed form and microfiche

Registry of deeds

1st series 1542-1660 - Minute books

2nd series 1661-1737 - Minute books

2nd series 1737-1811 - Indexes

3rd series 1812-1851 - Indexes

Sasines

Repertory of general and particular registers 1599-1868

Index to General Register of Sasines 1616-1700

Minute books of General Register of sasines 1717-1782

Aberdeen - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1699-1782

Angus - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1660-1781

Ayr - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1661-1785

Banff - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1660-1650

Clackmannan - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1686-1783

Dumfries - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1671- 1793

East Lothian - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1599-1780

Fife - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1617-1660

Inverness - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1663-1789

Kincardine - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1600-1655

Kinross - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1688-1791

Kirkcudbridge - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1671-1738

Lanark - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1622-1790

Glasgow - 1661-1784

Midlothian - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1599-1780

Moray - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1666-1781

Nairn - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1666-1781

Orkney - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1661-1791

Peebles - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1624-1786

Perth - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1660-1783

Index to secretary= >s register 1601-1609

Renfrew - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1661-1784

Cromarty - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1663-1789

Ross - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1663-1789

Roxburgh - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1624-1786

Selkirk - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1624-1786

Shetland - Minute books of particular register of sasines1661-1782

Stirling - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1685-1783

Sutherland - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1663-1789

West Lothian - Index to sasines 1700-1760

Wigton - Minute books of particular register of sasines 1621-1773

Abridgements of sasines - Particular Registers

Abridgements of sasines 1781-1868

Index to Persons - abridgements of sasines 1781-1868

Index to Places - abridgements of sasines 1781-1868


Aberdeen, Angus, Argyll, Ayr, Banff, Berwick, Bute, Caithness, Clackmannan,Dunbarton, Dumfries, East Lothian, Fife, Inverness, Kincardine, Kinross,Kirkcudbright, Lanark, Glasgow, Midlothian, Moray, Nairn, Orkney, Peebles,

Renfrew, Cromarty, Ross, Roxburgh, Selkirk, Shetland, Stirling, Sutherland,West Lothian, Wigton

Hearth tax - 1691-95 (E69)

47 county and parish lists

Poll tax - 1694-1703 (E70)

73 parish lists

Kirk session records - (CH2)

Filming not complete

Nonconformist records - (CH3)

Filming not complete

Army muster rolls

1641 - 1707 (E100)

Burgh records

Aberdeen

Sasines Minute Books 1573-1862

Annan

Sasines Minute Books 1762-1862

Anstruther-Wester

Sasines Minute Books 1809-1939

Arbroath

Sasines Minute Books 1809-1864

Authermuchty

Sasines Minute Books 1823-1867

Ayr

Sasines Minute Books 1597-1861

Register of Deeds Minute Books 1662-1843

Register of Incarceration, etc. 1684-1838

Craft Minute book 1611-1853

Banff

Sasines Minute Books 1810-1874

Brechin

Sasines Minute Books 1748-1873

Burntisland

Sasines Minute Books 1620-1873

Guild Council Books 1617-1691

Craft Minute Books 1648-1741

Crail

Sasines Minute Books 1809-1862

Craft Minute Books 1592-1743

Culross

Sasines Minute Books 1846-1889

Cupar

Sasines Minute Books 1822-1879

Dumbarton

Sasines Minute Books 1810-1866

Dumfries

Sasines Minute Books 1705-1862

Minute Books of Bonds, Etc. 1704-1769

Poll Tax Roll 1698

Dunbar

Sasines Minute Books 1678-1879)


Register of Deeds Minute Books 1700-1876

Register of Services 1813-1847

Burgess Books 1691-1735

Dundee

Sasines Minute Books 1717-1861

Dunfermline

Sasines Minute Books 1822-1866

Dysart

Sasines Minute Books 1823-1898

Burgess Rolls 1738-1927

Edinburgh

Sasines Minute Books 1602-1861

Deed Minute Books 1639-1854

Ratification of Deeds by Married Women 1622-1673

Services of Heirs 1606-1792

Register of Apprentices 1583-1852

Elie and Earlsferry

Sasines Minute Book 1822-1923

Forfar

Sasines Minute Books 1737-1866

Sasines Index to persons 1819-1921

Register of Deeds 1809-1916

Fortrose

Services of Heirs 1799-1845

Haddington

Sasines Minute Books 1823-1874

Index to Register of Sasines 1671-1869

Burgess and Guild Books 1835-1887

Burgess and Guild Books 1700-1826

Craft Minute Books 1582-1807

Inverbervie

Sasines Minute Book 1811-1927

Inverkeithing

Sasines Minute Book 1716-1807

Inverurie

Sasines Minute Book 1817-1867

Irvine

Sasines Minute Books 1739-1868

Index to Sasines 1755-1844

Deeds Minute Book 1786-1882

Service of Heirs 1786-1847

Jedburgh

Sasines Minute Books 1855-1865

Stent Roll 1693-1704

Kinghorn

Sasines Minute Book 1810-1892

Kintore

Sasines Minute Book 1855-1942

Kirkcaldy

Sasines Minute Book 1825-1865

Sasines Index 1595-1895

Kirkcudbright

Sasines Minute Book 1681-1912

Kirkwall


Sasines Minute Book 1682-1945

Lanark

Sasines Minute Books 1616-1867

Deeds Minute Books 1649-1890

Lauder

Sasines Minute Books 1809-1878

Linlithgow

Sasines Minute Books 1682-1868

Sasines Index 1682-1876

Craft Minute Books 1625-1862

Lochmaben

Sasines Minute Books 1841-1864

Montrose

Sasines Minute Books 1703-1869

Deeds Minute Books 1772-1923)

Services of Heirs 1639-1847

Musselburgh

Craft Minute Books 1668-1827

Nairn

Sasines Minute Books 1751-1864

Newburgh

Sasines Minute Books 1822-1882

North Berwick

Sasines Minute Books 1834-1943

Stent Roll 1658-1841

Peebles

Sasines Minute Books 1823-1865

Cess and Teind Rolls 1772-1855

Perth

Sasines Minute Books 1809-1864

Sasines Index 1820-1842

Queensferry

Sasines Minute Book 1843-1919

Rothsay

Sasines Minute Books 1671-1865

Sasines Index 1671-1811

Rutherglen

Sasines Minute Books 1757-1869

St. Andrews

Sasines Minute Books 1673-1869

Guildry Records 1604-1861

Craft Minute Books 1594-1869

Stent Rolls 1618-1856

Billet Masters Book 1798-1857

Sanquhar

Sasines Minute Book 1841-1897

Selkirk

Sasines Minute Book 1823-1871

Sasines Index 1810-1882

Register of Cess 1770-1794

Craft Minute Books 1717-1835

Stirling

Sasines Minute Books 1593-1863

Wigtown


Sasines Minute Book 1820-1863

Argyll - Inveraray Castle

Pedigrees - Campbell

Argyll Transcripts

Argyll - Surnigh House, Isle of Isly

Estate records

Campbell family records

Ewart Public Library

Death notices of South West Scotland

Monumental inscription

City Chambers, Glasgow

Parish Register transcripts

Greenock Department of Burials

Cemetery records

Ayrshire Archives

Burgh records

Cemetery records

Newspapers

Poor law records

Glasgow - Mitchell Library

Caithness - The Lodge, Thurso

Estate records

Other Scottish records

Scottish LDS Records

First LDS missionaries arrived in Scotland on 20 Dec 1839

Membership records

Branch records

Microfilms for 97 Scottish localities that have branch record during the period 1840-1948

Emigration

Passenger lists those who emigrated with LDS church companies.

Electronic sources

Mormon Emigration Index

1881 Census Index

Scottish Church Records

Family History Library Catalog

Pedigree Resource File

FamilySearch.org

Family History Library Catalog

Ancestral File

Pedigree Resource file

Accessing the collection

Family History Centers

Scotland

Scottish Church Records


Visit the main library

Future plans

Digital image project

Records Profile