Scotlands People


An In-Depth Look at Scottish Birth Records 1

Let’s take an in-depth look at the Scottish birth records. Births prior to 1855 are recorded in the Old Parish Registers (OPRs) as Baptisms. These are fairly scant entries, often limited to the name of the child, the name of the father, the date of the baptism and perhaps the names of the witnesses. In some instances, depending on the […]