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*** LINKS to Dunbartonshire Resources ***
« on: Sunday 18 May 03 17:09 BST (UK) »
    Some links for Dunbartonshire resources to aid research:

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Archives


Birth, Marriage and Death Records


Burials and Monumental Inscriptions

  • Milburn Churchyard, Renton and Alexandria Parish Churchyard, Alexandria. MIs available to purchase on CD from www.gwsfhs.org.uk or can be viewed at Dumbarton Library. Bonhill and Campsie also available to view/order on CD.
  • Old Graveyard Rosneath - http://members.madasafish.com/%7Efairenough/
  • A number of Dunbartonshire cemeteries are included here www.memento-mori.co.uk This is free to search and view index. Photograghs of gravestones with full transcriptions are available on request for a small fee. Please check the site.

Census


Family History and Heritage Groups


History and General information

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Re: *** LINKS to Dunbartonshire Resources ***
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 23 January 13 11:42 GMT (UK) »
Images and Photograph Archives and Collections


Maps


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


More general info here:


Newspapers

  • A guide to Scottish Newspaper Indexes by the National Library of Scotland - www.nls.uk/collections/newspapers/indexes/index.cfm
  • Online historical newspapers archives. Pay to view but some general info available first from the free searches  - www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk
  • Other online sites for historical newspapers, 17th to 19th Century, and with some Scottish coverage include http://gale.cengage.co.uk/  Some UK libraries give access to this site to local Library members.
  • Check at local reference libraries to see what newspaper archives they may hold and for what period.

Workhouses

  • Workhouse Locations, Scottish Poorhouses, Dunbartonshire. There are two locations included for the Dunbartonshire
Dumbarton Combination
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Dumbarton

Kirkintilloch
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Kirkintilloch

1881 Census for Kirkintilloch Parish Workhouse
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Kirkintilloch/Kirkintilloch1881.shtml#Inmates

Census information Crown Copyright, www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

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