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About the Project

The Transcribe ScotlandsPlaces project is encouraging members of the public to help create transcriptions of various resources in the website. These resources are images of historic archives which contain handwritten information about the people and places in Scottish history. We welcome you to take a look at the work that's been done by the various individuals taking part in the project. We also welcome you to register, join a group, and begin transcribing today.

Registering for Transcribe ScotlandsPlaces and giving between 1 and 2 hours per week of your time gives you free access to the entire site resources. Please register as normal and your registration will be updated to include the subscription resources within 72 hours. 

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Project statistics

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Out of 181,455 pages:
  • 102,402 have received contributions.
  • 89,324 have been marked complete.
  • 14,446 have been moderated.
Users:

Our transcribable resources

VolumeBooksPagesCompletedDifficulty
Free resources
Subscription resources
Aberdeenshire OS Name Books, 1865-1871919,340
79%
Beginner to Intermediate
Carriage tax rolls, 1785-1798202,541
57%
Beginner to Intermediate
Dunbartonshire OS Name Books, 1860181,339
100%
Intermediate
Female servant tax rolls 1785-1792 283,663
37%
Beginner to Advanced
Fife and Kinross-shire OS Name Books, 1853-18551356,237
80%
Intermediate
Hearth tax records 1691-1695431,860
59%
Intermediate to Advanced
Inverness-shire OS Name Books, 1876-1878869,784
35%
Intermediate
Lanarkshire OS Name Books, 1858-1861594,784
95%
Intermediate
Male servant tax rolls 1777-1798273,595
40%
Beginner to Advanced
Morayshire OS Name Books, 1868-1871232,104
100%
Intermediate
Peeblesshire OS Name Books, 1856-1858472,435
100%
Intermediate
Perthshire OS Name Books, 1859-1862794,858
84%
Intermediate
Renfrewshire OS Name Books, 1856-1857212,125
84%
Intermediate
Stirlingshire OS Name Books, 1858-61272,229
86%
Intermediate
West Lothian OS Name Books, 1855-1859691,963
73%
Intermediate