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** Perthshire RESOURCES **
« on: Thursday 05 June 03 13:00 BST (UK) »
Some links to Perthshire resources to aid research:
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Archives
Perth & Kinross Council Archive
Includes following online databases:
Militia collections PE66 , Perth burgh burial registers online, 1794-1855 , Threiplands People online , Women's Sources online , Perthshire People & Kinross-shire , World war collections
http://www.culturepk.org.uk/archive-local-family-history/searchable-databases/

Stirling Council Archives & Libraries - http://www.stirling.gov.uk/libraries/
Quote from: Monks09
I would also try Stirling Council Archives and Stirling Council main Library as some archive material for South Perthshire,eg Dunblane, Doune etc.were in Perthshires jurisdiction until c1976


Birth , Marriage and Death Records
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.familysearch.org/eng/search/frameset_search.asp?PAGE=igi/search_IGI.asp&clear_form=true

http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/
(Offical Website - register to search indexes for free/pay to view certificates)


Burials and Monumental Inscriptions
Blairgowrie Sacrifice - http://www.blairgowrie-sacrifice.co.uk/index.htm

Perth burgh burial registers, 1794-1855
http://www.pkc.gov.uk/article/3887/Perth-burgh-burial-registers-1794-1855

http://www.pkc.gov.uk/article/14055/Burial-ground-registers
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Re: ** RESOURCES for Perthshire **
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 09 July 03 14:26 BST (UK) »
Census
Census transcriptions for Perthshire - http://www.freecen.org.uk/
1841 Census(Coverage 75.3% May 2018)
1851 Census(Coverage 48% Oct. 2013)
Original Census images(1841-1911)(Paysite) - http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/


Directories
http://www.nls.uk/family-history/directories/post-office/index.cfm?place=Perth


Family History Groups
Tay Valley Family History Society - http://www.tayvalleyfhs.org.uk/
Central Scotland Family History Society - http://www.csfhs.org.uk/


History and General information
Perthshire GENUKI pages - http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/sct/PER/

Perthshire familysearch.wiki pages
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Perthshire,_Scotland
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Category:Perthshire

Perthshire Wikipedia page - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perthshire

Perth and Kinross County Council website - http://www.pkc.gov.uk/

Local history and heritage
http://www.pkc.gov.uk/Education+and+learning/Local+history+and+heritage/

Images , Photograph Archives and Collections
University of St Andrews Photographic Archive - http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/imu/imu.php?request=home
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Re: ** RESOURCES for Perthshire **
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 09 July 03 15:12 BST (UK) »
Maps
http://www.nls.uk/family-history/maps
Collection of Perthshire maps - http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genmaps/genfiles/COU_Pages/SCO_pages/per.htm


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

People and Families  - http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/
https://www.mundia.com/gb/Account/Create  (register to search , free while in beta test stage)

Alternative Perth - http://www.alternative-perth.co.uk/
Various articles about Perth places, people and events. 
Links on the site are not always easily recognisable as such, so you need to look at the cursor form carefully (a pointing finger).


Newspapers , Magazines


Workhouses
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Perth


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