Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Exciting News from Scotland

For anyone with Scottish ancestry, ScotlandsPeople has just added OPR (Old Parish Register) death records covering the years 1538 - 1854. Be sure to read the descriptive information, which can be found here. In part it warns of the sparse coverage for these records as there was no requirement to records deaths and burials. Still, I was excited to see these images available and have already found an entry that is very probably my 4th great-grandfather, David Ritchie.

Of course I don't expect you to take my word for it - this is, after all, just a blog!

Happy Hunting!

1 comment:

  1. What great news!!! Thanks for sharing this. I promise not to just automatically believe you though... :-D

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