Researching Places

Researching Places

If you are carrying out historical, geographical, legal, archaeological or architectural  research, the following guides to our records should help you.

Research Guides

Buildings

Burgh Records

Census Records

Estate Records

Inheriting Land and Buildings

Lighthouses

Maps and Plans

Sasines

Taxation Records

Valuation Rolls

ScotlandsPlaces

The National Records of Scotland is a partner in the ScotlandsPlaces project, which makes a wide range of local history sources available online.