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** Buteshire RESOURCES **
« on: Sunday 18 May 03 17:07 BST (UK) »
Some links to Buteshire resources to aid research:

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Archives
Argyll & Bute Council
http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/
http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/council-and-government/family-history-genealogy


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

Official website(Paysite, free to search) - http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/

MI's for Little Cumbrae Burial Ground, Millport Old, Millport Middle,
Cathedral of the Isles Upper and Cathedral of the Isles Lower Cemeteries.
http://www.ers.north-ayrshire.gov.uk/heritage/localandfamilyhistory.cfm


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Re: ** Buteshire RESOURCES **
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 23 September 04 22:25 BST (UK) »
Census Records
Original Census images(1841-1911)(Paysite) - http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/
Transcriptions - http://freecen.rootsweb.com/
1841 Census (Coverage: 100%)
1851 Census (Coverage: 100%)
1861 Census (Coverage: 100%)
1871 Census (Coverage: 100%)


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


Family History Groups
The Glasgow & West of Scotland Family History Society
http://www.gwsfhs.org.uk/
The Glasgow & West of Scotland Family History Society was founded in 1977 to promote the study of family history, particularly in Glasgow and the west of Scotland, covering Argyll & Bute, Ayrshire, Dunbartonshire, Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, and Stirlingshire (part).


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Re: ** Buteshire RESOURCES **
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 10 October 13 13:18 BST (UK) »
Land Records and Maps
National Library of Scotland maps - http://maps.nls.uk/
A link to a of collection of old maps -
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genmaps/genfiles/COU_Pages/SCO_pages/but.htm


Miscellaneous
Buteshire GENUKI pages
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/sct/BUT/

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

Buteshire Wikipedia page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/County_of_Bute
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Buteshire

Isle of Bute
www.isle-of-bute.com
www.butesonsanddaughters.co.uk

http://www.scotlandgenweb.org/buteshire/#bril

McPhun's 1835 Scottish Tourists Guide of Bute and Arran.
http://cookfmly.rootsweb.com/mcphun1835/

Isle of Arran
www.arranmuseum.co.uk
www.arran.net


Newspapers
www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk(Pay to view)
Some UK libraries give access to this site - http://gale.cengage.co.uk/


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


Pictures, Images and Photos
University of St Andrews Photographic Archive - http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/imu/imu.php?request=home


Schools, Workhouses and other Institutions
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Rothesay/


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