Data: Scottish Highland Poor Law records

New at Findmypast: Find out if your Highland ancestors fell on hard times with more than 9,000 new poverty relief records. These detailed transcripts can reveal a wide range of information about your ancestors, a description of the relief they received, location, their occupation, residence, earnings, the names and earnings of their relatives, how poor … Read more

Lovat Highland Estates mapping (1750s–1960s)

The National Library of Scotland has released more than 400 historic estate maps from Inverness-shire, Ross-shire and Cromartyshire online. The maps cover extensive areas west of Inverness, as far as Mallaig and Fort Augustus in the west and south, and range in date from the 1750s through to the 1960s. The earliest maps in the collection … Read more