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Catalogue of Fiche, Film & CDs
Note that the spelling of place names may have changed over the years so remember to check all variations.
 Updates highlighted in Red


Merchant Seamen Crew Lists & Agreements 1863-1913 [CLIP]


The Register of Apprentices of the City of Edinburgh 1583-1800
(Note:  These Apprentices come from all parts of Scotland)              


Historical Clock & Watchmakers Index [UK-wide index]


Merchant Seamen’s Crew Agreement Lists 1851 PRO Catalogue No. BT 98
Note: The area designation relates to the ships’ Port of Registration not the birthplace of the seaman. 
A seaman could sign on anywhere and change ships at will, so if you do not find him where expected try other areas.

The files include a Master Surname Index to Lists published to date.
Areas covered are:-Aberdeen, Angus, Cornwall, Lanark, Renfrew, Scotland South- East, Scotland South-West, Highlands & Islands, Wales, Ireland North (Ulster), Ireland Mid  & East (Leinster) Ireland South &West (Munster & Connaught).



Campbelltown Parish Register (507)
Baptisms       1776-1818
Marriages      1776-1819
Baptisms       1820-1832
Marriages      1820-1854
Burials           1817-1854
Baptisms       1832-1854
Register of Neglected Entries

Film Arl 2

Inverary Parish Register (513/5)
Baptisms       1820-1854
Marriages      1819-1854
Marriage Proclamations 1862-1878
Register of Neglected Entries
Baptisms       1651-1653

Film Arl 3

Inverchaolain Parish Register (514)
Baptisms       1737-1820
Marriages      1761-1818
Baptisms       1820-1854
Marriages      1818-1853, 1872-1873

Film Arl 3

Kilbrandon and Kilchatlan Parish Register (515) Kirk Session Records
Proclamation of Marriage Banns 1849-1861
Kirk Session Records 1833
Registration of Marriage Banns 1825-1848
Film Sct 36

Killean & Kilchenzie Parish Registers (519)
Births/Baptisms  1762-1819
Marriages  1783-1820
Births/Baptisms  1820 – 1855
Appendix to Births/BaptismsMarriages  1820- 1852 
Kilmallie Parish Register (520)
Baptisms            1773-1790
Baptisms            1791-1814
Marriages            1783-1819
Births                  1820-1853
Marriages            1820-1855
Register of Neglected Entries 1850          

Film Arl 1
Saddel & Skipness Parish Register (531) – Items 1-3   Baptisms 1756-1821, 1819-1854, 1820-1855, Marriages, 1798-1821, 1819-1857, 1820-1854
LDS Film 1041076
Southend Parish Register (532) – Item 4-5   Baptisms 1768-1820, 1820-1854
Marriages 1769-1820, 1820-1854
LDS Film 1041076
Southend Parish Index (532) [Taken from LDS Film 1041076]
Births and christenings A thru Z 1768-1854 (3 fiche)
Marriages A thru Z 1769-1854

LDS Fiche 6900469
LDS Fiche 6900470
Tobermory Parish Register (Blotter) (549) 
Baptisms 1830-1854, Marriages 1830-1854
Ulva Parish Registers (Blotter)
Baptisms 1828-1857, 1864-1875
Marriages 1864-1875
Kirk Session Book 1864-1875.
Film Sct 30
Torosay Parish Register (Blotter) (550).  Marriages 1864-1866
Film Sct 24

Wills before 1875 were proved in Commissariot Courts.
The areas covered by Commissariot Courts pre 1800 in Scotland relate to Church jurisdiction and not
county borders so more than one Court can cover a county. 

The Commissariot Court of Edinburgh had jurisdiction for the whole of Scotland and abroad and should also be checked. 
These Testaments are for personal property only.

The Library has a complete set of Indexes for pre 1800 Commissariot Court Wills.
The Commissariot of Edinburgh was the main court and covered all of Scotland and overseas as well as the local area and should always be checked. fiche t11-T33
The Commissariot of The Isles covers the island portions of the County of Argyll.
fiche T33
The Commissariot of Argyll covers the mainline parishes of Argyll.
fiche T2
Land was covered by separate laws and is covered by the records detailed in:
The Retours of Services of Heirs index 1544 - 1699 
The Service of Heirs Index
1700 - 1859
Scottish Calendar of Confirmations (of wills) 1876 -  1923 fiche

British Probate Calendar   1858 - 1898
Contains English and Welsh Wills and Administrations as well as some Irish and Scottish entries.
Entries can also be found from around the world and from deaths many years earlier. (See Guide) 
Where a Scottish testator also held property in England, for the years listed below, wills were also proved in London, and indexes to these are found at the end of the films listing English probate on the last film for each year after the letter 'Z.'
1858 to 1866 inclusive.

1869 to 1876 inclusive.
Register of Defuncts   1846-1867
Index to the Inventories of the Personal Estates of Defuncts recorded in the Commissary Court Books of Edinburgh, Haddington and Linlithgow for 1827-1865 and  Commissary Court Books of Lanark, Dunbarton, Renfrew, Bute and Argyll for 1846-1865.
Film Sct 4


Hearth Tax - List of hearths [excepting Mull, Tiree, Coll & other parts then in rebellion] 1694
Film Sct 20

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