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Scotland, Scotland : Classification : Wills / Probate

Wills are legal documents listing a person's wishes regarding property disposal when they die, hence are useful at providing details of other members of the family of the deceased.

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Classification:Births, Census, Deaths, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, One Name Study, Wills / Probate
Title:BAIRD's of Scotland
Description:BAIRD's of Scotland
Extra Info:This is an archived copy of a site that is no longer seems to be active. Most information still seems to be accessible.
Classification:Births, Census, Deaths, Marriages, Wills / Probate
Title:British Presence in South Patagonia
Description:British Presence in South Patagonia
Extra Info:A wealth of information about those British who settled in here.
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Marriages, Monumental Inscriptions, Obituaries, Wills / Probate
Title:British Settlers on Argentina and Uruguay
Description:British Settlers on Argentina and Uruguay
Extra Info:Many of the marriage records indicate place of birth.
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Vol 4
Link:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 4
Description:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 4
Extra Info:This volume is compiled from the Scots who died in North America, but whom, instead of registering their testaments in Edinburgh, registered them with the prerogative court in Canterbury.
Classification:Births, Deaths, Marriages, Wills / Probate
Title:National Archives - Digital Microfilms Online
Description:National Archives - Digital Microfilms Online
Extra Info:Please read the instructions and information before downloading. Includes seaman's wills and some foreign returns of births, marriages and deaths.
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:National Archives - Online Navy Records and Indexes
Description:National Archives - Online Navy Records and Indexes
Extra Info:Includes wills of Royal Navy Seamen 1786 -1882.
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:National Archives - Online Records and Indexes
Description:National Archives - Online Records and Indexes (UK)
Extra Info:Includes wills. Many detailed records require payment.
Classification:Census, Wills / Probate
Title:Scotland Data from Ancestry
Link:Scotland Data from Ancestry
Description:Scotland Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes 1861-1901 censuses; Scottish Covenanters Index; Scots in the West Indies, 1707-1857; Various wills
Classification:GRO BMD, Banns, Baptisms, Births, Burials / Cremations, Census, Deaths, Marriages, National, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:Scotland's People
Link:Scotland's People
Description:Scotland's People
Extra Info:Official Government Source of genealogical data for Scotland.
Classification:Baptisms, Burials / Cremations, Marriages, Parish Records, Wills / Probate
Title:Scottish Genealogy Databases
Description:Scottish Genealogy Databases
Extra Info:The site is no longer running but is archived. Also includes surname specific databases. If the site doesn't load clicking on the word impatient often works.
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:The Gazette - Official Public Record
Description:The Gazette - Official Public Record
Extra Info:The Gazette is formally the combination of three publications: The London Gazette, The Belfast Gazette and The Edinburgh Gazette. The Gazettes are official journals of record.
Classification:National, Wills / Probate
Title:The National Archives Online Collections
Description:The National Archives - Collection of Digitised Public Records
Classification:National, Wills / Probate
Title:WILLS - Find a Will from UK Government Site
Description:Search for the will or probate of any person in the UK who died in or after 1858
Extra Info:UK Government Probate Search for Wills and Probate, including wills of soldiers who died while serving in the British armed forces between 1850 and 1986
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:Wills - The National Archives Records - Seamen's Wills
Description:Wills of Royal Naval Seamen (1786 - 1882)
Extra Info:Search and download the wills of around 35,000 men who joined the Royal Navy between 1786 and 1882
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:Wills and Death Duties Records and Indexes - National Archives Online
Description:National Archives - Online Wills and Death Duties Records and Indexes
Extra Info:Includes wills from the Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1384-1858, death duty registers 1796-1811 and wills of Royal Navy seamen 1786-1882.
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:Wills Index for Scotland 16th - 17th Century
Description:Scottish Wills Index 16th - 17th Century
Classification:Wills / Probate
Title:Wills, Probate and Tax Records
Link:Wills, Probate and Tax Records
Description:Ancestry's Wills, Probate and Tax Records
Classification:GRO BMD, Census, General, Monumental Inscriptions, Wills / Probate
Title:GENUKI Country Page for Scotland
Description:General Information for Scotland

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