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Thursday, 16 Apr 2015
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The number of people registered to vote in elections in Scotland continues to rise, according to figures published today by National Records of Scotland. 

Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015
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National Records of Scotland is one of the first three Scottish archives to attain UK Archives Accreditation. Archive Service Accreditation is a UK-wide quality standard that guages performance, recognises achievement and drives improvement within the archives sector.

Thursday, 19 Mar 2015
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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 have been released online by the National Records of Scotland. 

Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015
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Provisional figures for births, deaths, adoptions, marriages and civil partnerships registered during 2014 are published today by the National Records of Scotland.

Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015
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National Records of Scotland (NRS) today launched a consultation on its Demographic Statistics products. NRS is seeking your views both to inform potential reductions to some of its Demographic Statistics outputs and to identify ways in which its other outputs might be improved.

Thursday, 29 Jan 2015
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The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotland’s Census website present further details on Scotland’s population (Release 3N), from national to local level.

Thursday, 1 Jan 2015
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From 1 January 2015, National Records of Scotland (NRS) will make available files containing the first meetings of the newly-established Scottish Cabinet held in 1999.

Thursday, 1 Jan 2015
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The new online release of births, marriages and deaths by the National Records of Scotland today reveal how patriotism gripped parents of babies in 1914, and how the outbreak of war in 1939 prompted couples to marry.

Thursday, 18 Dec 2014
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Jack and Emily were the most popular first forenames for babies whose births were registered in 2014, National Records of Scotland (NRS) announced today.

Thursday, 18 Dec 2014
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The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotland’s Census website present further details on transport (Release 3M), from national to local level. 

Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014
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National Records of Scotland poll tax records from the 1690’s are now available online.

Thursday, 11 Dec 2014
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Unique archives from the National Records of Scotland collections are on display as part of a major exhibition at the National Library of Scotland.

Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014
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The National Records of Scotland has published a wide range of statistics about Scotland's population throughout 2014. Scotland's population is now at its highest ever level. But what else did we learn? Take this quiz of 10 questions now to learn more.

Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014
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Provisional figures for births, deaths and other vital events registered during the third quarter of 2014 are published today by the National Records of Scotland.

Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014
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A tattoo artist living in a rented flat in Glasgow, and Britain’s richest man, are two of the 2.1 million entries in the Valuation Rolls for 1925 that have been released online by the National Records of Scotland.

Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014
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National Records of Scotland has today been awarded accredited archive service status by the UK Archive Service Accreditation Committee. 

Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014
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NRS is taking part in the Scottish Council on Archives’ HLF-funded traineeship scheme Opening Up Scotland's Archives by hosting one of six archive trainees.

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014
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Detailed characteristics on Housing and Accommodation in Scotland.

Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014
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Figures published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS) show projected rates of household change in the regions around Scotland’s biggest cities, and in the National Parks.

Tim Ellis, the Chief Executive of National Records of Scotland, said:

Friday, 14 Nov 2014
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A secret agent’s spy kit goes on display for the first time at the National Records of Scotland in an exhibition on German espionage in Scotland before the First World War.

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