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Thursday, 18 Dec 2014
Picture of New Register House

 If you are in central Edinburgh on Friday 19th December why not pay a visit to New Register House?  As part of Edinburgh’s Christmas ...

Thursday, 18 Dec 2014
Demography News Release - Image

Jack and Emily were the most popular first forenames for babies whose births were registered in 2014, National Records of Scotland (NRS) announced...

Thursday, 18 Dec 2014
Demography News Release - image

The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotland’s Census website present further details on transport (...

Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014
Detail of E70/16/1 Account of poll tax, 1693

National Records of Scotland poll tax records from the 1690’s are now available online.

Thursday, 11 Dec 2014
Detail of GD1/616/11 List of army officers who deserted to the Jacobite forces

Unique archives from the National Records of Scotland collections are on display as part of a major exhibition at the...