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Wednesday, 20 May 2015
Wallace Letter - Image

 A unique 14th century letter concerning Sir William Wallace, one of the main leaders of the fight against Edward I during the Scottish...

Tuesday, 19 May 2015
Recording Angels Title - Image

A new display at National Records of Scotland tells the human story behind the millions of documents that record the lives of every person in...

Monday, 11 May 2015
Photo of General Register House

We are pleased to report that the online services at National Records of Scotland which have been experiencing problems over recent weeks have...

Friday, 8 May 2015
Picture of National Archives Building facade

On Friday, National Records of Scotland is facilitating an all-day seminar at the Scottish Parliament on the subject of electronic records under...

Thursday, 30 Apr 2015
Demography News Release Image

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