Family History Research

Family history is more than just a list of names and dates, and Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives hold many records which can be used not only to trace your family in the North East of Scotland, but also to flesh out the story.   

We have developed a YouTube guide to exploring your family history.

We have two leaflets on family history research:


The following pages of our website are also likely to be of use to family historians:

There are many other organisations in the North East that hold records that could assist with your research: check out the Routes to Your Roots website for more details. 

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