Records

We provide access to many different kinds of records from three national institutions. You can explore collections of records by clicking the links below, all of our records are available when you search for a specific place.

 

Maps, Surveys, Plans and Drawings

  • Ordnance Survey Maps, 1843-1960- held by the National Library of Scotland
  • Town and Country Maps, 1580-1928- held by the National Library of Scotland
  • Bathymetrical Surveys of Scottish Lochs, 1898-1909- held by the National Library of Scotland
  • Register House Plans, 1589-present- held by the National Records of Scotland
  • Drawings Collection, 1600-present- held by Historic Environment Scotland
  • Slezer’s Scotland, 1690s- held by the National Library of Scotland

 

Photographs

  • Tay and Forth Bridges, 1879-1887- held by the National Library of Scotland
  • Southside of Edinburgh, 1929- held by the National Library of Scotland
  • Photographic Collection, 1850-present- held by Historic Environment Scotland

 

Archaeological Records

  • Archaeological Archive, 1870-present- held by Historic Environment Scotland
  • Betty Wilsher - held by Historic Environment Scotland
  • Curle Diaries, 1908-1953- held by Historic Environment Scotland

 

Reports, Publications and Burgh Records

 

Tax Records

 

Ordnance Survey Name Books