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You can also continue to explore all our records here at Origins until early 2015.

Search by Place across Scotland

Scots Origins offers a FREE search by place allowing users to find which parish and county in which a place is located.

This is an invaluable feature for those wishing to find someone on the census records or just find out where an ancestor's street or town was located. For example, entering a street name will show all parishes in Scotland where that street appears.

Search by Place across Scotland
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