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Catalogues and Indexes

Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives hold a vast amount of records relating to both Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.  For further information please visit our Online Catalogue, however, since it is a work in progress we do have a number of guides and lists available for download.  You may need to  download the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these documents.  The items listed below are held at either our Town House office or our Old Aberdeen House branch, where they can be viewed.  Please contact us to make an appointment or to find out further information on how to access the archives.  The guides and lists available are:

1.  Burial Records 16. New Street Trustees
2.  Poor Relief Records 17.  Shipping Records
3.  Education and School Records 18.  Assessed Taxes
4.  Valuation Rolls 19.  Aberdeen County Militia Records
5.  Church Records 20.  Vehicle Registrations
6.  Hall Russell Records 21.  Loyal Volunteers of Macduff
7.  NORCO Records 22.  Indexes to the Aberdeen Burgh Registers of Apprentices
8.  AAPCA Records 23.  Prisoner of War Bureau Indexes
9.  Photographs Collection 24.  Electoral Rolls
10.  Town's Clerks' Scrapbooks 25.  Baptism Registers
11.  Garden of Troup Records 26.  World War Two Incidents
12.  Alexander MacDonald of Keppleston 27. Police Records
13. Menzies of Pitfodels 28. Fraserburgh Police Court Books
 14. Deposited Records 29. Aberdeen Endowments Trust and predecessor charities
15.  General Band of Relief, 1639

Descriptions of the George Bennett Mitchell and Duncan & Munro Architectural Collections can be accessed through Historic Environment Scotland Canmore Database.

Indexes to the Aberdeen Stent Roll from 1669, burials in St Nicholas Kirkyard from 1666 to 1793 and St Nicholas Kirk Session Accounts from 1602 to 1705 can be found through the ANESFHS Databank.  This resource was compiled by a member of the Aberdeen & North East Scotland Family History Society from records held in our Town House office.

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