News, Features and Events

Monday, 16 Feb 2015
Photo of General Register House

The Historical and Legal Search rooms will be closed to the public from 12.00 pm on Friday 27 February and will re-open at 9.00 am on Tuesday 3...

Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015
Demography News Release Image

National Records of Scotland (NRS) today launched a consultation on its Demographic Statistics products.

Thursday, 29 Jan 2015
Demography News Release - Image

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

Thursday, 1 Jan 2015
Sculpture of Donald Dewar

From 1 January 2015, National Records of Scotland (NRS) will make available files containing the first meetings of the newly-established Scottish...

Thursday, 1 Jan 2015
Detail of recruitment poster featuring Lord Kitchener by Alfred Leete, 1914.

The new online release of births, marriages and deaths by the National Records of Scotland today reveal how patriotism gripped parents of babies...