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Catalogue of Fiche, Film and CDs

Note that the spelling of place names may have changed over the years so remember to check all variations.
 Updates highlighted in Red
This catalogue is divided into the following categories.
Choose any link below to go to your area of interest.

1851 Census Indexes

1861 Census    

1861  Census Indexes

1881 Census Transcript & Index

1891 Census Index

Court Records




Military Records     

Miscellaneous Records   

Monumental Inscriptions    

Nonconformist Registers    New

Occupational Records 

Parish Registers    New

Parish Register Transcripts      

Probate  and  Wills


Fifeshire  Parishes in the 1851 Census held in the AIGS Library
Note that these items are microfilm of the original Census records and are filed in the Film cabinets under their
County Abbreviations and Film Number.

St Andrews & St Leonards

fiche Fif 1D-3D
fiche Fif 4D

1861   CENSUS 
Fifeshire  Parishes in the 1861 Census held in the AIGS Library
Note that these items are microfilm of the original Census records and are filed in the Film cabinets under their Parish Numbers.

Abbotshall (399)
Abdie (400)
Aberdour (401)
Anstruther-Easter (402)
Anstruther-Wester (403)
Arngask (404)
Auchterderran (405)
Auchtermuchty (406)
Auchtertool (407)
Ballingry (408)
Balmerino (409)
Beath (410)
Burntisland (411)
Cameron (412)
Carnbee (413)
Carnock (414)
Ceres (415)
Collessie (416)
Crail (417)
Creich (418)
Cults (419)
Cupar (420)
Dairsie (421)
Dalgetty (422)    
Dunfermline (424) 
Dunino (425)     
Dysart (426)  
Elie (427)
Falkland (428)
Ferry-Port On Craig (429)
Flisk (430)
Forgan (431)
Inverkeithing (432)
Kemback (433)
Kennoway (434)
Kettle (435)
Kilconquhar (436)
Kilmany (437)
Kilrenny (438)
Kinghorn (439)

Kinglassie (440)
Kingsbarns (441)
Kirkcaldy (442)
Largo (443)
Leslie (444)
Leuchars (445)
Logie (446)
Markinch (447).
Monimail (448).
Moonzie (449)
Newburgh (450)  
Newburn (451)    
Pittenweem (452)        
St Andrews & St. Leonards (453)    
St Monance (or Abercrombie) (454)
Saline (455)    
Strathmiglo (457)    
Torryburn (458)      
Wemyss (459)      

1861 Census of Merchant and Royal Navy Ships
The film of 1861 Census of Merchant and Royal Navy Ships in Port covers all of Scotland.
For Fife, ships are listed in the following Registration Districts: -
Aberdour, Astruther Easter, Burntisland, Crail, Dalgety, Dunfermline (Landward), Dysart, Ferry Port on Craig, Forgan, Inverkeithing, Kinghorn, Kirkcaldy, Largo, Newburgh, Pittenweem, St. Andrews, Scoonie and Wemyss. These entries are all listed on film 902.


Index to the Marine Returns for Scotland

fiche Sct 1

1881 Census Index  for entire County of Fife in 6 sets of fiche. 
(Surname Index, Birth Place Index, Census Place Index, As Enumerated, Misc. Notes, Ships, Institutions). 
Also on CD (1881 British Census and Index)

Parishes in the Fifeshire 1891 Census in the AIGS Library
We have a complete set of Indexes for all parishes for the 1891 Census.


Decisions of the Court of Session 1781-1822
Published by David Hume in 1839 this is a wonderful record of hundreds of court decisions involving people from all over Scotland.



1820 Directory of Fifeshire [Dunfermline & Kirkcaldy]
Part of the Nick Vine Hall Collection
fiche Fif 3
1825 Pigot & Co Directory of Scotland
1837 Directory of Fifeshire

fiche Fif 1

1872 Fife & Kinross Register - County Lists and Business Directory

fiche Fif 2

1915 Directory of Scotland [Private Residents & Trades]
Part of The Nick Vine Hall Collection
fiche Sct 419-425


Francis Groome's 1896 Ordnance Gazeteer of Scotland [6 volumes]
together with additional material and indexes


Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland


The collection of Maps held in the library is in paper format, and will be found in either the Maps Stands or on top of the film cabinets in Map holders.
Civil Parishes and Counties of Scotland
Showing Overall Dates of Old Parochial Records held in Edinburgh and available Worldwide on microfilm for the Counties of Clackmannan, Kinross & Fife.
Plan of the town of Cupar [from the actual survey1820]
Plan of the town of Dunfermline [from the actual survey 1823 Wood, John]
Plan of the town of Forres [from the actual survey 1823  Wood, John]
Plan of the town of Kirkcaldy [from the actual survey 1824 Wood, John]
Complete Set of Ordnance Survey Plans for Scotland


Scotland’s Royal Garrison Artillery Militia Attestations Index
Edinburgh 1882-1915, Fife 1882-1911, Forfar & Kincardineshire 1881-1915, South East Scotland 1877-1913 and West Scotland 1873-1911.
People from all over England and Ireland as well as Scotland so search all sections.



Index to Register of Criminal Photos


Fife Family History Society Journals Issues 1/1 to 16/3 (1989-2004)

If you are unable to visit the AIGS Library to use any of the above resources,
why not make use of our Research Service


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Updated 6 February 2013