ScotlandsPlaces is a free resource that lets you explore thousands of records about Scotland simply by searching for a place name, clicking on a map or typing in your postcode. Search results bring together three national collections so that you can easily find maps, photographs and written records about your chosen place.
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What kinds of records are on ScotlandsPlaces?
- Maps, Surveys and Plans
- Archaeological Records
- Tax Rolls
- Ordnance Survey Name Books
Where are these records from?
ScotlandsPlaces draws from three national resources:
- Historic Environment Scotland (HES) creates and manages records relating to Scotland's architecture and archaeology.
- National Records of Scotland (NRS) produces information about Scotland's people and history.
- National Library of Scotland (NLS) is Scotland's legal deposit library. A hub for Scotland's knowledge, history and culture.
You can visit any of these resources in person for free, for more details please go to their main websites.