Scotland Church Directories
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Online Resources[edit | edit source]
- Scottish Post Office Directories, index and images
- National Library of Scotland - Post Office Directories can be downloaded as pdfs here
- Fife, Scotland, The Dunfermline Register, 1829 - 1859 ($)
- FamilyRelatives.com - trade directories
- Rampant Scotland Directory - directory of various religions in Scotland
Introduction[edit | edit source]
A church directory lists church ministers and parishes and other ecclesiastical jurisdictions, such as presbyteries, synods, and so forth. Directories can provide important information, including:
- Addresses for church officials.
- Lists of church jurisdictions and headquarters.
- Chronological lists of principal church officials.
- Brief biographies or career summaries of ministers.
- Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae - the succession of ministers in the parish churches of Scotland
- Addresses of church schools or other institutions.
Finding Church Directories[edit | edit source]
Directories exist for many denominations. Search in the FamilySearch Catalog to find them under:
SCOTLAND - CHURCH DIRECTORIES
You can also find directories in other libraries, archives, and repositories.