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News, Features and Events

Wednesday, 7 Nov 2018
image- Prisoners of War Exhibition - Poster

A new exhibition by National Records of Scotland (NRS) reveals previously untold stories of Scottish soldiers who were captured on the...

Friday, 2 Nov 2018
Picture showing front cover page of Keeper's Annual Report - 2018

The Keeper’s Annual Report for 2018, published under the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011, has been laid in the Scottish Parliament.

Friday, 19 Oct 2018
Image- General Register House

National Records of Scotland (NRS) are delighted to announce we have achieved Cyber Essentials certification.

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018
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Figures released today by National Records of Scotland (NRS) show that a total of 23,137 deaths were registered across Scotland from December 2017...

Thursday, 27 Sep 2018
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For the first time in 2021, people in Scotland will be encouraged to fill out their census questionnaire primarily online, with support and help...