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A church directory lists church ministers and parishes and other ecclesiastical jurisdictions, such as presbyteries, dioceses, and so forth. Directories can provide important information, including:  
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== Online Resources ==
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*[http://digital.nls.uk/directories/ Scottish Post Office Directories], index and images
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*[https://www.nls.uk/family-history/directories/post-office/ National Library of Scotland] - Post Office Directories can be downloaded as pdfs here
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1954 Fife, Scotland, The Dunfermline Register, 1829 - 1859] ($)
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*[http://www.familyrelatives.com/post_search.php?area_id=5 FamilyRelatives.com] - trade directories
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*[http://www.rampantscotland.com/religion.htm Rampant Scotland Directory] - directory of various religions in Scotland
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== Introduction ==
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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.  
 
*Addresses for church officials.  
 
*Lists of church jurisdictions and headquarters.  
 
*Lists of church jurisdictions and headquarters.  
 
*Chronological lists of principal church officials.  
 
*Chronological lists of principal church officials.  
*Brief biographies or career summaries of ministers.  
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*Brief biographies or career summaries of ministers.
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**[[Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae]] - the succession of ministers in the parish churches of Scotland
 
*Addresses of church schools or other institutions.
 
*Addresses of church schools or other institutions.
  
Directories exist for many denominations. To find the call number for a directory in the Family History Library, look in the [http://webview/supermainframeset.asp?display=start Family History Library Catalog] under:
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== Finding Church Directories ==
  
SCOTLAND - CHURCH DIRECTORIES.
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Directories exist for many denominations. Search in the [https://www.familysearch.org/catalog/search FamilySearch Catalog] to find them under:
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SCOTLAND - CHURCH DIRECTORIES <br><br>
  
 
You can also find directories in other libraries, archives, and repositories.  
 
You can also find directories in other libraries, archives, and repositories.  
  
=== External Links ===
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*http://www.rampantscotland.com/religion.htm
 
  
 
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Church Directories

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Introduction

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.
  • Addresses of church schools or other institutions.

Finding Church Directories

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.