New and exclusive Scottish records and photos
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By Niall Cullen
Discover your Scots clan and its amazing story in this week's new records.
Over a quarter of a million new Scottish family records. 11 brand new newspapers. More chances for exciting family discoveries. It's got to be Findmypast Friday. Here's what’s new this week.
This fascinating collection of occupation records has grown with over 60,000 additions. They include exclusive portrait photos you won’t find elsewhere online.
These amazing records date from the 1200s all the way up to the 1970s. In them, you can unlock details about Scotland's medieval burgesses - a minority of powerful merchants and craftsmen who controlled their burghs.
Explore over 250,000 birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records in three new collections from North East Scotland. As well as searching all three vital collections at once, you can delve into each one separately:
Birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records not only reveal the details of milestone events in your family's past, but they're also the building blocks of every family tree. The names, dates and locations found in these records could help you take the next step on your Scottish family history journey.
It’s a bumper week of newspaper releases with 11 brand new publications and more pages added to six others. Brand new to the site are:
- Middleton Albion from 1893-1895
- Newmarket Journal from 1897 and 1912
- Patriot; or, Political, Moral, and Philosophical Repository Consisting of Original Pieces from 1792-1793
- Bootle Times from 1887
- Ashbourne Telegraph from 1926
- Shetland News from 1885-1887, 1903 and 1919
- Kirkcaldy Times from 1879, 1883, 1886 and 1892
- Northman and Northern Counties Advertiser from 1881 and 1884
- Helensburgh News from 1877, 1886 and 1892
- Kelso Mail from 1869, 1881-1882 and 1885
- Bolton Free Press from 1835 and 1842-1846
Meanwhile, we've added thousands of new pages to the following papers:
Where will your past take you this weekend? Dive into our latest releases to find out.