News, Features and Events

Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016
Photo of General Register House

We are pleased to announce that five new non-executive members have been appointed to the Management Board of National Records of Scotland.  They...

Friday, 1 Jan 2016
Sculpture of Donald Dewar

From 1 January 2016, Scottish Cabinet papers and other government records opened for the first time at National Records of Scotland (NRS) show...

Friday, 1 Jan 2016
A Scottish Church wedding in 1940

The annual release of births, deaths and marriages by the National Records of Scotland today includes the marriage record of Captain Bruce Seton,...

Thursday, 17 Dec 2015
Demography News Release

National Records of Scotland reveal most popular names in 2015.

Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015
Demography News Release Image

Provisional figures for births, deaths and other vital events registered during the third quarter of 2015 are published today by the National...