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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...

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...