Useful Links

These are other websites that you may find useful. Content is the responsibility of the provider, and the Society has no control over them, and does not accept any responsibility for them. However, please let us know if you find anything in them to which you object, so that we may review their content.
Please note that the website addresses given below are not meant to be live links.


Am Baile:
Digitised archives for language, culture & history of Highlands (including newspaper indexes) - 

Hebridean Connections:
Genealogy, history, traditions, culture and archaeology of the Western Isles - 

County Sutherland: 
Resources & family history for Sutherland -

Ross & Cromarty Roots:
Includes image library of gravestone inscriptions in Ross & Cromarty -

Fearn Peninsula Graveyards:
Graveyards Project with names of 6838 individuals -

The Lost Families of Stratherrick:
Frasers, MacBeans, MacGillivrays, MacQueens etc -

Friar Street Chisholms:
An Inverness Family -

George Hamilton Family History:
A Member's Family Trees -

Kennedy One-Name Study:
Surname study of the Kennedys in Scotland including Lochaber branch -

The Auld Family:
History of the Auld (& variants) family of Caithness -

Local History and Heritage Groups in the Highlands are listed at:

Highland Clan Societies can be found via:

Register Offices in the Highlands are listed at:

Libraries in the Highlands are listed at: 

Archives in the Highlands are listed at:

Other FHSs are listed by the Scottish Association of Family History Societies [SAFHS] at:


Scotlands People:
Online access to official genealogical records for the whole of Scotland - 

Scotlands Places:
Historic gazeteers and references to places from various historical records, including tax rolls -

National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland):
Includes link to NRAS [National Register of Archives for Scotland] -

Scottish Archive Network:
Catalogues and connections to archives all over Scotland - 

National Library of Scotland:
Holds all copyrighted publications in Scotland - 

National Library of Scotland Maps:
Old maps, including 1st Edition Ordnance Survey in various scales -

Scottish Gypsies:
History of gypsies in Scotland -

Scottish War Memorial Discussion Forum:
Forum for Scottish War Memorials -

Talking Scot:
Scottish genealogical website with a discussion forum, info& links -


TNA - The National Archives (of UK):
Includes records of govt. depts., military, merchant navy, customs, etc - 

Find My Past:
Paid access to military records from TNA and many other sources (BMDs, Censuses etc) -

Free BMD:
Free access to English & Welsh civil registers of Birth, Marriage, Death -

The British Library:
Holds records of East India Company, and of many Scots families resident in England - 

Comprehensive coverage of genealogical resources for the UK -

Free advice pages and family history forum -

Genealogy Gateway:
Large number of links to genealogical websites -
Britains most extensive digital historical map archive -

UK Census Records at
A resource for finding census records online -


Ancestry/Find-A-Grave etc:
Genuine records from all over the world and customer-contributed family trees (many unreliable) -

Family Search:
LDS/Mormons' indexes and transcriptions of genealogical records and members' family trees -

Cyndi's List:
The most comprehensive listing of genealogy sites around the world -