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** Links to Angus (Forfarshire) RESOURCES **
« on: Saturday 07 June 03 19:23 BST (UK) »
Some links to Angus resources to aid research:

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Archives
Angus Archives
http://www.angus.gov.uk/history/archives/aboutus.htm
http://www.angus.gov.uk/history/archives/Default.htm

Dundee City Archives  http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/archive/

(A list of records can be found here http://www.tayroots.com/ResearchYourRoots/archives.asp )

Friends of Dundee City Archives  http://www.fdca.org.uk/ 
There are extensive databases for Howff burials (Dundee city's cemetery) and Wesleyan baptisms. There is also an Index of Poor Registers.

http://www.fdca.org.uk/Irish_History.html

University of Dundee Archives
records held:  http://www.dundee.ac.uk/archives/archman.htm

Births, Marriages, Deaths, Burials
Some guides here on RootsChat to help you:
Where to start with Scottish Research? - www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/topic,24468.0.html
Getting the best out of Scotlands People  - www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/topic,562668.0.html
The Scottish Way of Birth and Death...(1855-1939)  www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/topic,578172.0.html

http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/

Angus cemeteries(Paysite with some general free information)
http://www.deceasedonline.com/

Barry Parish burial records Angus  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~pinks/scotland/angus/barry.htm
Dundee, Howff Burial Grounds http://www.fdca.org.uk/Howff_Burials.html
Link to records, compiled by the Friends of Dundee City Archives

Dundee, St Peter Parish burial records 1837-1856  http://www.monikie.org.uk/ah-saintpeter.htm
Dunnichen Parish Angus Interments 1856-1876  http://www.monikie.org.uk/ah-dunnichen1856-76.htm
Kinettles  http://www.kinnettles.org.uk/kirkyard_search.cfm
Monikie Kirk Old Parish Records  http://www.monikie.org.uk/ah-monikieburials3.htm
Monikie Kirkyard Burial Records from the Old Parish http://www.monikie.org.uk/ah-monburtext.htm
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Re: ** Links to Angus (Forfarshire) RESOURCES **
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 02 March 04 19:26 GMT (UK) »
Census Records
Transcriptions for Angus -  www.freecen.org.uk
1841 Census 100%
1851 Census 32%(Dec. 2014)
 
Original Census images(1841-1911)(Paysite) - http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/

Directories Angus & Mearns, Dundee and Forfar 
http://www.nls.uk/family-history/directories/post-office/
Internet Archive is a free source of Scottish Directories(Brechin for example) -
https://archive.org/search.php?query=brechin

Family History Groups
www.tayvalleyfhs.org.uk

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Re: ** Links to Angus (Forfarshire) RESOURCES **
« Reply #2 on: Monday 21 May 12 09:29 BST (UK) »
Land Records and Maps
Monikie Valuation Roll 1904-1905 http://www.monikie.org.uk/ah-monikievalroll.htm#mainlist
Monikie and Lundie Hearth Tax Records 1690-1695 http://www.monikie.org.uk/ah-hearthtax.htm
National Library of Scotland maps - http://maps.nls.uk/
A collection of links to old maps                                                                                                     http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genmaps/genfiles/COU_Pages/SCO_pages/ans.htm

Miscellaneous
Immigrant Ships
Br Ship Arkwright 1831  http://www.immigrantships.net/1800/arkwright311031.html
Steamer Northern 1881  http://www.immigrantships.net/1800/northern811121.html

Newspapers Magazines , Books etc.
Dundee Courier(1844-1900) , Evening Telegraph(1877-1903) www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk
(Pay to view)
Some UK libraries give access to this site - http://gale.cengage.co.uk/
The History of Brechin by David Dakers Black - http://www.rootschat.com/links/01f95/

Occupations
http://rmhh.co.uk/occup/

Pictures, Images and Photos
http://photopolis.dundeecity.gov.uk/

Schools, Workhouses and other Institutions
AbroathBrechinDundee Forfar , Kirriemuir
 
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/
Left Hand Side of Page - Workhouse Locations, Scottish Poorhouses, Angus(Forfarshire)


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