(Scotland) Scotland’s People Adds 250,000 Birth, Death and Marriage Entries (IAJGS Public Records Access Alert) – January 10, 2021

I saw this today, but wasn’t sure when it posted on e-mail sent out yesterday by IAJGS (Scotland) Scotland’s People Adds 250,000 Birth, Death and
Marriage Entries (IAJGS Public Records Access Alert)
: https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/guides/statutory-register-births. IAJGS Public Records Access Alert posted it to their mailing list on January 10, 2021 To view the list, you have to registered on their list. You can register at: http://lists.iajgs.org/mailman/listinfo/records-access-alerts. Read the instructions if you aren’t already on the list.

Scotland’s People has added 250,000 birth, death and marriage entries (~147,000 online images) which include 48,728 marriages in 1945 and 64,943 deaths in 1970. For 1920 births of 136,546 living children during that year were reported.  There was a marked decline in birth-rate during World War l.


While searching their indexes is  you need to use a pay per view to view and download digital records of the historic records you find.  To learn more bout the pay-per view costs see:


Copies of statutory registers of births less than 100 years old; marriages, divorces and dissolutions less than 75 years old; and deaths less than 50 years old can only be purchased as official certificates. Read more about official certificates and how to pay for them.


Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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