The wills of 26,000 Scottish soldiers who died in the Great War are to be made available by the National Records of Scotland via ScotlandsPeople
Property records covering the whole of Scotland in 1885 have been made available via ScotlandsPeople giving historians and genealogists an excellent resource for researching late Victorian Scotland.
Records are crucial for a democracy. They inform us about our past and our present and act as the ultimate guarantee of our rights, but we tend to take them for granted until some crisis highlights their importance.
On 3 January 2014 NRS will make available around 750 government files which would previously have remained closed for 30 years.
Jack and Sophie were the most popular baby names in 2013, National Records of Scotland announced today. Jack was the top boys’ name for a sixth consecutive year, and Sophie was the most popular girls’ name for the ninth year in a row.
The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotland’s Census website provide estimates of the population relating to Households and Families and Metho
Statistics published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS) provide revised mid-year population estimates for 2002 to 2010 taking into account the results from the 2011 Census.
Provisional figures for births, deaths and other vital events registered during the third quarter of 2013 are published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS).
A secret cave, a witch's bridge and the Scott Monument are among the fascinating places featured in this free display at the National Records of Scotland from 6 December to 31 January 2014.
The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotland’s Census website, provide estimates of the population relating to Education an
Statistics published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS) show the population of Scotland is projected to rise from 5.31 million in 2012 to 5.52 million in 2022, and to continue to rise to 5.78 million by 2037 – an increase of 9 per cent over the 25 year period.
The second Annual Report and Accounts of the National Records of Scotland (NRS) has been laid before the Scottish Parliament.
‘Homes fit for heroes’? Newly-available historical records offer a fascinating snapshot of Scottish society in the wake of the First World War.
The Keeper’s first Annual Report on the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011 has now been published and laid before Parliament.
The number of deaths registered in Scotland during winter 2012/13 was the sixth lowest since records began more than 60 years ago.
National Records of Scotland (NRS) today publishes ‘Scotland’s Population 2012 – the Registrar General’s Annual Review of Demographic Trends’.
The number of people in Scotland living for more than a century continues to grow.
Figures published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS), based on the 2011 Census, estimate that in 2012 there were 800 centenarians living in Scotland.
The latest results from the 2011 Census in Scotland show that Scotland is becoming more ethnically and religiously diverse, with an increasing number of people who live in Scotland being born outside of the UK.
Provisional figures for births, deaths and other vital events registered during the second quarter of 2013 are published today by the National Records of Scotland.
Final figures for births, deaths and other vital events registered in 2012
There were 30,534 marriages in Scotland last year, an increase of 4.8 per cent on the figure for 2011, the third consecutive annual increase. In addition, in 2012: