Online Resources

There are many public and commercial organisations with web sites that may help you in your research and we unable to advise you on them all. A more comprehensive and regularly updated list of such web sites can be found on the Tayroots site. The following is a short list of sites that we think will be particularly useful to you. 

 

 

 

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Locally-based Sites

Tayroots:  Gateway site to local and national resources for local and family history in Angus and Dundee.
Tay Valley Family History Society
The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) Castle and Museum website.
The Angus Archives
Dundee Family History Centre
Dundee City Archives
University of Dundee Archives

 

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National
Scotland’s People:  An online source of parish registers, civil registration and census records for Scotland.  Pay-per-view site operated on behalf of the General Register Office of Scotland (GRoS).
North East Scotland Roots  Rexources for tracing your roots in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.
Visit Scotland  Ancestral Tourism website.
Scottish Documents  Developed by the National Archives of Scotland to offer pay-per-view access to Scottish wills.
www.ancestry.com Ancestry has UK-wide records as well as international records.
British Newspaper Archive:  Over 40 million digitised records of pre-1900 UK newspapers.
Genuki Angus Surnames List:  A page of Angus surname suggestions, versions and links.
Family Search A large genealogical database provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints.

 

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