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Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015
Photo of General Register House

Please note that we are currently experiencing technical issues and the following online services are unavailable:

Monday, 30 Mar 2015
General Register House - Image

Please note, the ScotlandsPeople Centre and the Historical and Legal search rooms will be closed on Friday, 3rd April 2015 and Monday,...

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.

Thursday, 19 Mar 2015
Photograph of Dr Edward Pritchard

The house of Dr Edward Pritchard, the infamous ‘Glasgow poisoner’, is one of more than 1.3 million entries in the Valuation Rolls for 1865 that...

Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015
Demography News Release Image

Provisional figures for births, deaths, adoptions, marriages and civil partnerships registered during 2014 are published today by the National...