Find your ancestors in Scotland, Fife death index, 1549-1877

What can these records tell me?

This index to deaths recorded in Fife’s old parish records includes deaths and burials from St Andrews and Edinburgh Testaments (from 1549 to 1823), sheriff court wills (1824-1854), Fife newspapers (1822-1854), kirk session account books for mortcloths not included in the old parish records, lair registers held at the National Archives (Kirk Session Records), and other sources.

Fife Family History Society provided the index, which spans the years from 1549 to 1877. Each result will provide a transcript. You may learn all or some of the following details:

  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Title
  • Age
  • Birth year
  • Occupation
  • Death year
  • Death date
  • Cause of death
  • Burial year
  • Burial date
  • Relation and relationship
  • Place
  • County
  • Country
  • Record source
  • Source reference