Difference between revisions of "Searching for BMD on ScotlandsPeople"

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[[Image:Scotpeople1.jpg|right|250px|thumb|[http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ ScotlandsPeople]]]
 
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The website [http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ ScotlandsPeople] offers a facility that is unavailable to people researching English or Welsh ancestors.
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The images of parish registers, census returns and certificates can be downloaded from the site instantly for the cost of a few credits.  
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Instant results and at less cost than English/Welsh versions mean that Scottish ancestry can (with some careful searching and a little thought) be quicker and cheaper via ScotlandsPeople.<br>
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Searches are free, the results and images are accessed on a "pay per view" basis.
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Credits are puchased and these credits are used as "payment".<br>
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Not all events can be searched for on the site. Privacy and freedom of information mean that only the following records are available online at present:
 
 
 
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*[[Visual Introduction to ScotlandsPeople]]
 
 
 
 
 
*'''Births''' cover the period 1855-1906<br>
 
 
 
*'''Marriages''' cover the period from 1855-1926<br>
 
 
 
*'''Deaths''' cover the period from 1855 to 1956<br>
 
 
 
 
 
Later events can be researched "offline".
 
 
 
Further details can be found at [http://www.gro-scotland.gov.uk/famrec/bdm.html Modern Certificate Application Methods] on the General Register Office for Scotland website.<br>
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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