Web Links

Here you will find, to quote a site reviewer "An eclectic collection of links". All are just sites that members have suggested, as they have found them useful. For a list of practically every genealogical website there is, visit Cyndis's List.

We would also like to hear from any members who have a web page. Tell us  about your page. The most clicked links are here.

The society is not responsible for the content of external internet sites, and inclusion of an external link does not constitute an endorsement of the content, products or services found at the destination.

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Member Pages


 Scottish Association of Family History Societies
 Aberdeen & North-East Scotland Family History Society
 Borders Family History Society
 Central Scotland Family History Society
 East Ayrshire Family History Society
 North Ayrshire Family History Society
 Lochaber & North Argyll Family History Group
 Renfrewshire Family History Society
 Tay Valley Family History Society
 Troon@Ayrshire Family History Society
 James McCowan Memorial Social History Society
 Highland Family History Society


 Glasgow Directory, 1927
 Glasgow Guide
 Glasgow Digital Library
 The Grahamston Story- a piece of Glasgow history
 Greater Glasgow &Clyde Valley Tourist Board
 Mitchell Library - Virtual Collection
 Friends of Glasgow Necropolis
 Southern Necropolis Research
 The Glasgow Police Heritage Society
 The Glasgow Story The story of Glasgow as told by some of Scotland's best writers and illustrated with thousands of images from the collections of the city's world-famous libraries museums and universities.
 The Govan Old Parish Church The subject of a previous Members' meeting
 Glasgow City Guide The Origin And History Of Glasgow Streets
 Pollokshaws Heritage
 Bells Glasgow Pottery
 West End Festival
 Mearns Kirkyard Project
 Jordanhill Local History
 Mearns History Group
 Old Glasgow Pubs


 Scottish Jewish Archives Centre
 GenUKI (Scottish section of) The Genealogical Website for the UK & Ireland
 Scottish Archives Network Online index of main Archives in Scotland
 Ayrshire Page
 Ayrshire Surname Index Database
 Clan Duncan Society
 Dictionary of the Scots Language
 Friends of Kilfinan Parish Church
 GENUKI Buteshire county page This covers the islands of Bute, Arran, Cumbraes etc.
 GENUKI Dunbartonshire county page
 Gigha Genealogy Section
 Knapdale, Argyll
 Knapdale, Argyll Blog
 LKS Scotland Gen Web
 Lanarkshire Surname List
 1851 Census Returns of the Parishes of Lanarkshire, on microfiche. Commercial Site
 1861 Census Returns of the Parishes of Lanarkshire , on microfiche. Commercial Site
 Monklands Online GenealogySection
 Mull Genealogy
 National Library of Scotland Electronic reference service.
 GENUKI Renfrewshire county page
 EDINA - Statistical Accounts of Scotland
 Surnames list for the county of Renfrewshire
 Sugar Refineries of Greenock
 Edinburgh photographers history of photographers in Edinburgh.
 Scottish Book Trade Index
 Scottish Hotels Guide GNWS provides online bookings and tourist information for Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh,Glasgow and most Scottish Districts
 Scotlands People
 Stonheouse Heritage
 Talking Scot Online Forum
 The Scottish Documents website
 The Scotland Guide
 Your Scottish Descent Commercial Site
 East Renfreshire Portal To The Past
 Ardchattan Parish
 Greenock Crematorium Online Book of Remembrance
 Kilbarchan East Church
 Arrochar, Tarbet and Ardlui Heritage Group
 Scottish Mining Website
 Scottish Post Office directories
 Argyll Mausoleum The Argyll Mausoelum is located adjacent to Kilmun Church in the village of Kilmun, Argyll, Scotland on the shores of the Holy Loch.
 My Ain Folk Professional Scottish Family History Research
 East Dunbartonshire Photo Library
 Lismore Gaelic Heritage Centre
 College of Piping Interviews with famous pipers and some archives


 Keighley & District Family History Society


 1880 Belfast/Ulster Street Directory
 Belfast Forum - Genealogy Section
 The North of Ireland FamilyHistory Society
 What's what in IrishGenealogy
 Flyleaf Press - IrishGenealogy Sources
 Griffiths Valuation of Ireland - Index Extracts
 Irish Roots Magazine
 Ulster Historical Foundation

United Kingdom

 British Genealogy Online Forum
 Genealogy Guide
 Birth, Marriage & Death Records
 1911 Census Records

North America

 Northern Ontario Canada Gravemarkers Album
  Canadian Library & Archives Searchable Database of over 600,000 Canadians enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. Appears to be many Scots and also of Scots descent.
 U.S. Vital Records This is a good portal, especially for those engaged in a one namestudy. Some free searchable data bases here as well.
 Emigrants to America
 British Columbia Archives British Columbia Search Portal
 Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid A database of over 3 Million interments in Ontario
 New York City and the History of Ellis Island


 SearchWhatever Australia Genealogy Search Engine and Directory


 Commonwealth War Graves Commission
 Australian War MemorialSite
 Australian Military Lists all who served in the Australian Military in WW2, including country of origin and date of birth.
 Scottish War Memorials
 Scottish War Memorials - Forum
 Army Children's Graves Chronicling British army children's history
 War Graves Photographic Project
 Ancestry Military Records Details of Military Records held on Ancestry


 UK Genealogy Website
 Family Search -Internet Genealogy Service
 Search Helper Site for the Family Search site
 IGI Middle Name Index (Scotland)
 Brother's Keeper Official site for the Windows Family Tree Program.
 Brothers Keeper page on this site
 Genealogy Today- UK Edition
 Gibraltar Genealogy
 Kennedy One-NameStudy
 Clan McGilvray / McGillivray
 Mary Hess Genealogy Listings
 One Great Family
 Outof Print book search
 Workhouse - The Story of Workhouses
 My History supplies Genealogy Books, Family Tree Software, Data Discs and Archive Binders foranyone interested in recording their family history.
 Rely's for You
 Precious Voices Preserving the voices of the past for generations to come
 Genealogy links Over 12,000 genealogylinks; genealogy for UK, Ireland, USA, Europe, Australia..
 Find My Past requires registration
 Family BMD Making family history research easier
 Public Record Office Victoria Australia. Amongst other things, gives info on Assisted/Unassisted Immigration.
 iFamily a Genealogy application for those who want to get the most out of their investment in the latest Apple Mac technology.
 New Zealand Government records for births, deaths and marriages
 Historic Hospital Admission Records Project 19th century children’s hospital records
 Families in British India Did your European or Anglo-Indian ancestors live or work in India or South Asia between 1600 and 1947? This site can help your research.
 Ancestry Obituary Collection
 Ancestry - Birth, Marriage & Death Search
 History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy
 Home Genealogy Guide for 2018

Map Sites

 Glasgow maps Lists of Streets
 National Library of Scotland - Town Maps
 Old Maps this site deals with historical maps in the period mid to late 1800s.
 Curious Fox UK genealogy message boards - villages, towns, local history, UK maps.
 Map History - Scotland

Know a good site? Tell me about it!