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Local and Family History

If you’re trying to find out the history of your house or village or if you are researching your family tree, we can help.
You can access a wealth or resources, including:

  • Books
  • Street directories
  • Historical newspapers
  • Maps and photographs
  • Property records: valuation rolls and sasines
  • Special Research & Collections
  • OPRs and Census records
  • Monumental Inscriptions
  • Registers of the Mars Training Ship
  • Online Resources, including SCRAN and Ancestory.com

We also hold regular taster sessions and workshops, find out more in our Local and Family History section.