Researching your Family History can be fascinating.Following the initial work of tracking down ancestors, some of the real fun can be investigating the types of work they did or the community in which they lived.The increased interest in this type of research has resulted in huge amounts of information in print and online.

Resources available at the Central Reference Library on the first floor of Central Library in Stirling include: For the Burgh of Stirling.

For each property they record the name and designation of the proprietor, the tenant and the annual rateable value.

A collection of maps fo the 19th and 20th centuries including large scale maps for the Stirlingshire area and geological maps.

Liso of monumental inscriptions for Stirlingshire, Clackmannanshire and West Perthshire. Stirling old cemetery 1819 - 1854Our Archive Service can let you see a wide selection of Family History records, including Church records, Education and School records and Poor Law authorities.

You can book an assisted search with a Registrar, giving you access to Old Parish Registers, Scotland's Census records and Civil Partnership records from 2005.

Registrars can also provide access to birth, death and marriage registration records for the whole of Scotalnd from 1855.You can book a search for one hour or more There is a charge for this services.For more information call 01786 233961 or email us Access available on PCs free of charge in all community libraries. A history and culture site which lets you learn by directly accessing images, movies and sound Statistical Accounts of Scotland which cover the 1790s and the 1830s are amongst the best contemporary reports of life during the agricultural and industrial revolutions in Europe.We are delighted to be able to offer discounted Scotland's People Vouchers at each of our libraries to all our members.For more information contact Central Reference Library or visit your local library.uk | uk | uk | uk uk | uk | uk | uk uk | uk | uk | uk uk | uk | uk | uk uk | uk All images on this site are the copyright of Scottish and Universal - Buy A Photo - Photo Sales.