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*** LINKS to Midlothian Resources ***
« on: Monday 03 January 11 01:11 GMT (UK) »
Some links for Midlothian resources to aid research:

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Birth, Marriage and Death Records

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Burials and Monumental Inscriptions

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Re: *** LINKS to Midlothian Resources ***
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 22 March 11 13:11 GMT (UK) »
Census


Family History Groups and Societies

The Scottish Records Society is digitizing past publications and making them available online for free.
http://www.scottishrecordsociety.org.uk/publications/old-series/
includes -
  • Commissariot Record of Edinburgh: Register of Testaments, 1701 to 1800
  • Register of Burials in the Chapel Royal or Abbey of Holyrood House, 1706-1900
  • Register of Interments in the Greyfriars Burying Ground, Edinburgh 1656-1700 (presented by Fraser Trustees)
  • Register of Marriages for the Parish of Edinburgh, 1595-1700
  • Register of Apprentices of the City of Edinburgh, 1583-1666
  • Roll of Edinburgh Burgesses and Guild Brethren, 1406-1700

History and General information


Images and Photograph Archives and Collections

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Re: *** LINKS to Midlothian Resources ***
« Reply #2 on: Friday 10 August 12 21:33 BST (UK) »
Maps


Mining in the Lothians


Miscellaneous a number of links by place and some more general information


More general info here:

Newspapers


Workhouses

  • Workhouse Locations, Scottish Poorhouses, Midlothian. Six areas included: Edinburgh, St Cuthbert's, Dalkeith, North and South Leith and Inveresk - www.workhouses.org.uk/ Use the left hand tabs
  • See here www.lhsa.lib.ed.ac.uk/index.html for medical archives and remaining records/access
  • A list of poor rolls, registers of poor, volumes of poor relief applications and various other records containing lists of paupers for parishes in Scotland. A great summary of what is actually available by parish and where to look for the records that remain - www.myainfolk.com/Resources_files/Records_of_the_Scottish_Poor.pdf
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