This section lists Scottish associations from Lanarkshire to Orkney providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
The society was established in 1991 as Hamilton and District Family History Society. Their aim is to help people conduct genealogical research in Lanarkshire, but they do hold documents relating to other areas.
The society is also able to carry out family history research relating to Lanarkshire and you do not have to be a member to take advantage of this service.
The association has a number of publications available for sale, which incorporate:
A list of Parish Registers covering North Ayrshire is on the site, which incorporate:
They have a Library where a number of archives are available, which include Census Indexes and Old Parish Registers(OPR's).
The Group plans to survey every Burial Ground in the area.
Some Indexes are on the site, which include The Forgotten Tombstones and Monumental Inscriptions of some Burial Grounds.
A number of publications are available for sale, which include The Lands and People of Moray and Banffshire and Memorial Inscriptions.
Back Issues of their Newsletter are available on the site.Website:
A list of resources to help you to research is available, which include Archive and Heritage Centres, Libraries,
Museums and Other Archives.
Many databases are accessible, which incorporate:
Some publications are available for sale, which inorporate:
Parishes include Speymouth, Urquhart, Edinkillie, Dyke & Moy, Forres, Burghead, Rafford, Elgin and Bellie in Moray. Parishes also include Ardclach, Cawdor, Auldearn and Nairn in Nairnshire, and Rathven in Banffshire.
There is a page relating to Passenger Lists on the site, and
there are links to other sites which you may find of use.
A number of publications are available for sale, which include Census Returns and Indexes, Memorial Inscriptions and Margaret Traill's Cookery Book.Website: