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Offline Towdlass

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BMD for Scotland
« on: Friday 15 September 17 23:22 BST (UK) »
Could someone please help me research someone born in Scotland around 1932. I have access to FindMyPast and also Ancestry but neither seem to help me find access. I would like to find out where they were born and possible family members. Any help wooud be greatly appreciated.

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Stevenson, Toulson, Owen, Bolland, Laxton, Brocksopp, Butler, Banks, Beadling.

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Re: BMD for Scotland
« Reply #1 on: Friday 15 September 17 23:25 BST (UK) »
If you are looking for their birth & parent details you would have to use Scotlands People.  Birth certs for that period cannot be viewed online but can be purchased

https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/search-our-records
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Re: BMD for Scotland
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 16 September 17 01:51 BST (UK) »
Hi Carole,

You forgot to say the index is free  ;D

You know it would only be decent if both those commercial sites made it clear to people what they hold on Scottish info. & refer people to SP with an explanation as it would be so easy in a few paragraphs?

I don't know how often we read Scottish queries where people tell us they have been to those sites?

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Re: BMD for Scotland
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 16 September 17 10:05 BST (UK) »
Hi Carole,

You forgot to say the index is free  ;D

You know it would only be decent if both those commercial sites made it clear to people what they hold on Scottish info. & refer people to SP with an explanation as it would be so easy in a few paragraphs?

I don't know how often we read Scottish queries where people tell us they have been to those sites?

Annie
I agree Annie.
I used to be totally annoyed with FindMyPast and their claims re Scottish Information but I'm now aulder and wiser  ;D
It is still invaluable for the newspapers (Scottish & others) as well as the 1841-1901 Scottish censuses.
Of course the free indexes on the new ScotlandsPeople website is also very welcome.
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Re: BMD for Scotland
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 17 September 17 19:06 BST (UK) »
http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=714261.0

As others have said, you won't be able to access this birth online because it is less than 100 years ago.
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