JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: (Scotland) Scotlands People New Website Launched #general


cecilia <myths@...>
 

On 29 Sep 2016 21:28:06 -0700, jewishgen@... (Jan
Meisels Allen janmallen@...) wrote:

[...]
Note: In accordance with National Records of Scotland policy, images of
statutory birth records less than 100 years old, marriages less than 75
years old, deaths less than 50 years old and of divorces, civil partnerships
and dissolutions of a civil partnership are not available to view online.
[...]
Unless they have changed their practice, one gets a scan of the whole
page of the register, which will include entries for others than those
for whom one requested an image.

Seeing other records gives one a wider knowledge of the general
registration practices which may then aid interpretation of the record
of interest.

Cecilia Nyleve

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