National Records of Scotland

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Monday, 20 Nov 2017
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A new web archive from National Records of Scotland will preserve key official websites and make them available for future generations.

Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017
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ScotCen Social Research are currently conducting question testing on behalf of the National Records of Scotland (NRS) on a range of topics which...

Thursday, 26 Oct 2017
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The population of Scotland is projected to continue increasing and ageing, according to new figures published today by National Records of...

Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017
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A new exhibition by National Records of Scotland brings you face-to-face with Scotland’s criminal past – from an infamous murderer to con artists...

Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017
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New figures released today by National Records of Scotland (NRS) show that a total of 20,930 deaths were registered across Scotland from December...