National Records of Scotland

Preserving the past, Recording the present, Informing the future

Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

Image of the seal of the Guardians of Scotland, 1292, showing Saint AndrewImage of Mary, Queen of Scots' signature, from a letter dated about 1550Image of David Livingstone, no date

Our Image Gallery Hall of Fame provides copies of key records from our archives relating to famous individuals who lived in Scotland or are connected with Scotland in some way - David Livingstone, Elsie Inglis, Mary, Queen of Scots, Robert Burns and Saint Andrew.

You can see examples of birth, death, marriage and census records and the wills and testaments of famous people from the Hall of Fame A-Z.

You can also find out which plants in our Archivists' Garden have connections with famous Scots.