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Fife, Scotland : Classification : Parish Records


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Parish Registers were instigated by Cromwell from 1538, recording every wedding, baptism and burial. There are gaps in the records for a variety of reasons, such as the civil war, but these records are a prime source for building family trees. From 1597 a copy of the records had to be made and sent to the Bishop. Sometimes the Bishops' Transcript may contain more information than the original, so it can often be worthwhile tracking down both. For more information on Parish Registers there is a brief history on the Wikipedia Parish Register page.

After 1837 Civil Registration was introduced and the Local BMD and GRO BMD records become the primary source.

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Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Marriages, One Name Study, Parish Records, Pedigrees
Title:BAILIE - A history and Genealogy of the Family of BAILIE, Northern Ireland and Scotland
Link:https://archive.org/details/historygenealogy00bail
Description:BAILIE - A history and Genealogy of the Family of BAILIE, Northern Ireland and Scotland
Extra Info:Including the parish of Duneane, Northern Ireland and Burony, Dunain, Scotland. Includes several pedigrees for the family.
Classification:Baptisms, Burial Plots, Marriages, One Name Study, Parish Records
Title:BLAIR Genealogy and Searchable Database
Link:http://blairgenealogy.com/
Description:BLAIR Genealogy and Searchable Database
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Census, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, One Name Study, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:BOYD Family and Information Centre
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20120716201636/http://c...
Description:BOYD Family and Information Centre
Extra Info:This is an archived copy of the website. Most features appear to work. There may be some delay in loading.
Classification:Baptisms, Births, Deaths, Marriages, One Name Study, Parish Records
Title:CREE One Name Study
Link:http://www.cree.name/
Description:CREE One Name Study
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Census, Marriages, One Name Study, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:DALTON Data Bank and One Name Study
Link:http://www.daltondatabank.org/
Description:DALTON Data Bank and One Name Study
Classification:Baptisms, Births, Census, Deaths, Marriages, One Name Study, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:DUN and DUNN Families of Scotland
Link:http://www.dun.org.uk/
Description:DUN and DUNN Families of Scotland
Classification:Baptisms, Births, Marriages, Parish Records
Title:Family Search Records Collection
Link:Family Search Records Collection
Description:Family Search Records Collection - Scottish Data
Extra Info:Check the coverage for areas covered so far.
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Marriages, Parish Records
Title:Fife Data from Ancestry
Link:Fife Data from Ancestry
Description:Fife Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes Extracted Parish Records
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, Parish Records
Title:Fife Family History Society
Link:http://www.fifefhs.org/
Description:Fife Family History Society Parish Events and Records
Extra Info:Click on records.
Classification:Baptisms, Census, Marriages, Parish Records, War Memorials & Other Memorials
Title:Forgan, Newport and Wormit Information
Link:http://www.twentytwoflassroad.co.uk/
Description:Forgan, Newport and Wormit Information
Extra Info:This site brings together some of the information about Newport-on-Tay, Wormit and Forgan in Fife, Scotland, which exists largely on paper and makes it searchable online.
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Census, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, One Name Study, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:LANCHBURY / LAINCHBURY
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:LANCHBURY / LAINCHBURY
Extra Info:Mainly in Oxfordshire. Also census for other towns in Buckinghamshire - all surnames.
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Census, Marriages, One Name Study, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:MILLIKEN, MILLIGAN and Related Surnames
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:MILLIKEN, MILLIGAN and Related Surnames Genealogical Research
Extra Info:Surnames of Millican, Milligan, Millikan, Milliken, Millikin, Mulliken, Mullikin, and Mulligan etc.
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Marriages, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:Open Library
Link:http://openlibrary.org/
Description:Open Library - Scanned Books Online
Extra Info:Includes full images of many books of transcribed parish registers. Use the search facility and select e books only. Can also search within book text easily.
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Marriages, Parish Records
Title:Parish Registers of Dunfermline
Link:http://archive.org/details/scottishrecordso32scotu...
Description:Parish Registers of Dunfermline
Extra Info:Online book. Registers 1561-1700.
Classification:GRO BMD, Banns, Baptisms, Births, Burials / Cremations, Census, Deaths, Marriages, National, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:Scotland's People
Link:Scotland's People
Description:Scotland's People
Extra Info:Official Government Source of genealogical data for Scotland.
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Marriages, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:Scottish Genealogy Databases
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20080602101740/http://w...
Description:Scottish Genealogy Databases
Extra Info:The site is no longer running but is archived. Also includes surname specific databases. If the site doesn't load clicking on the word impatient often works.
Classification:Banns, Baptisms, Births, Burials / Cremations, Census, Deaths, Marriages, Parish Records
Title:Scottish Indexes - Helping you trace your Scottish family tree
Link:http://scottishindexes.co.uk/
Description:Non-OPR Births/Baptisms, Banns/Marriages and Deaths/Burials, 1841, 1851, 1861 Census indexes
Extra Info:Full details of the coverage can be found on their Record Sets page.
Classification:Baptisms, Births, Burials / Cremations, Census, Deaths, Marriages, One Name Study, Parish Records, War Memorials & Other Memorials
Title:STONER Genealogical Databases
Link:http://www.stoner.org.uk/
Description:STONER Genealogical Databases
Classification:Baptisms, Births, Burials / Cremations, Deaths, Marriages, One Name Study, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:SWANTON Family Records
Link:http://www.ginnisw.com/
Description:SWANTON Family Records
Classification:Baptisms, Births, Burials / Cremations, Census, Deaths, Marriages, One Name Study, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:SWINBURN(E) Family History Site
Link:http://webspace.webring.com/people/au/um_7035/
Description:SWINBURN(E) Family History Site
Classification:Baptisms, Births, Burials / Cremations, Census, Deaths, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, One Name Study, Parish Records, War Memorials & Other Memorials
Title:WANLESS Web - A One Name Study
Link:http://www.wanlessweb.org/TNG/index.php
Description:WANLESS Web - A One Name Study of the surnames surnames Wanless, Wandless, Wanlass, Wandlass, Wanliss, and Wanlace

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