Scotland, Scotland : Classification : Adoption Records
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Records of UK adoptions are available from the early twentieth century,
when legal adoption was introduced.
Adoptions prior to this time were done privately however, and records are likely to be hard to find.
Note that only the adoptee can apply for his or her original birth records, so if you're interested in learning about family history, it may not be possible to trace your genetic family line if there has been an adoption.
|Classification:||GRO BMD, Adoption Records, Certificate Exchange, National|
|Description:||Certificate Exchange for B, M, D and Adoption Certificates|
|Title:||General Register Office for Scotland - Registration - Adoption|
|Description:||Adoption Information for Scotland from the General Register Office for Scotland|
|Classification:||Adoption Records, National|
|Title:||UK Birth Adoption Register|
|Description:||UK Birth Adoption Register|
|Extra Info:||The Contact Register was founded by Missing Links UK in association with LookupUK.com as a resource for all adopted people, birth parents, brothers, sisters and extended natural family, to get in contact with one another, to register their interest.|
|Classification:||Adoption Records, Certificate Ordering - GRO BMD, National|
|Title:||Certified Certificates UK|
|Description:||UK Birth, Adoption, Marriage, Death Certificate Ordering.|
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