ScotlandsPeople

ScotlandsPeople.gov.uk is the official government website for Scottish family history research which has been used by over 1.25M registered customers. It is a pay-as-you-go e-commerce site enabled by DC Thomson Family History as a partnership between the National Records of Scotland (NRS) and the Court of the Lord Lyon. The 90 million plus fully searchable records comprise indexes and images from numerous exclusive collections, but primarily from:

  • Full Scottish civil registers of Births Marriages and Deaths from 1855
  • 1841-1911 Census
  • Scottish Parish records going back to 1538
  • Scottish Valuation Rolls 1895 -1920
  • Scottish Wills and Testaments

“We have been very pleased with the business partnership we have established with DC Thomson Family History. They were selected as our business partner having been evaluated on a technical, financial and commercial basis. In the performance of the site since opening they have proven to be an extremely competent and reliable hosting partner. They have worked closely with us on the pre-opening and subsequent development of the site and have shown themselves capable of delivering a robust site within a very tight timescale. They have worked hard to develop a productive relationship with us, involving regular contacts and communication. The result has been partnership which works to deliver maximum benefit for both parties and a very high quality service to user.”