Peeblesshire County Public Records

Peeblesshire, Scotland Public Record Office

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History records
Non conformist Church Records
Church Records
Established Church –Old Parochial Registers
Census Records
Peebles Free Church
Prison Records
Civil Registration Records
Probate Records
East Church, Leckie Associate Burgher Presbyterian
West Church Relief Presbyterian
Peebles, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

Parking isn’t free, and you must have a permit to park in the lot. There are cafes on site, but the library is only minutes from all the best restaurants. You can register to come online, or you can register at the front desk, with ID. Identification is required upon entry. When perusing in the library, it is important to know that each section has a specific method of organization. This is will be most helpful when looking through census records, because there are literally, million of them.

The newest Statistical Account connected with Scotland (pub. 1834-45) gives individually rich and also comprehensive parish studies, protecting an enormous variety of issues as well as history, agriculture, schooling, business, faith and also social customs. The studies, authored by your parish ministers, can be purchased on the internet at http: //edina. hvac. uk/stat-acc-scot/. Select ‘Browse scanned pages’ then lookup your parish studies for Peebles. More information available at Family Ancestral Library.

Civil Litigation Records

Government or municipal registration connected with births, unions, and deaths (also referred to as statutory records) commenced on January 1, 1855 throughout Scotland. Each parish has a registrar building and big cities have several. The records are made by your registrars and copies are deliver to the General Register Building in Edinburgh. Yearly indexes are available for the records of your country.

A transcription catalog may be publicized by Maxwell Roots (of Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire) including: 1848-1862, Peebles Prison Register (FHL book 941.46/P1 J62m)

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