News, Features and Events

Friday, 1 May 2015
Photo of General Register House

Some of National Records of Scotland’s online services remain unavailable due to ongoing technical problems.

Friday, 1 May 2015
General Register House - Image

Please note, the ScotlandsPeople Centre and the Historical and Legal search rooms will be closed on Monday 4th May 2015.

Thursday, 30 Apr 2015
Demography News Release Image

Scotland’s population continues to rise and reached its highest ever total in 2014.

Thursday, 16 Apr 2015
Demography News Release - Image

The number of people registered to vote in elections in Scotland continues to rise, according to figures published today by National Records of...

Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015
Photograph of Fiona Hyslop presenting the Archives Accreditation Award to NRS staff

National Records of Scotland is one of the first three Scottish archives to attain UK Archives Accreditation.