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FamilySearch identified the most complete online indexes for birth, marriage, and death information.


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Birth

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Before 1855
• 1553-1855: Church Registers - Births and Baptisms at ScotlandsPeople ($)

After 1855
• 1855-1917: Statutory Register of Births at ScotlandsPeople ($)


If the birth record was not found, try this next:

• 1564-1950: Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950 at FamilySearch



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Marriage

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Before 1855
• 1553-1855: Church Registers - Banns and Marriages at ScotlandsPeople ($)

After 1855
• 1855-1943: Statutory Register of Marriages at ScotlandsPeople ($)


If the marriage record was not found, try this next:

• 1561-1910: Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910 at FamilySearch



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Death

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Before 1855
• 1553-1855: Church Registers - Deaths and Burials at ScotlandsPeople ($)

After 1855
• 1855-1943: Statutory Register of Deaths at ScotlandsPeople ($)


If the death record was not found, try this next:

• 1658-1919: Scotland Church Records and Kirk Session Records, 1658-1919 at FamilySearch



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