Church and parish records are the best place to look for early baptisms, marriages and burials. Church records began in 1538.
For more local records, use the “Locations” links. This will allow you to see records for each country and county.
FreeREG provides free parish registers for the UK and provides information on baptisms, marriages, and burials.
- Find My Past Parish Registers
- Ancestry Parish Records
- FamilySearch Parish Registers
- Scotlands People Church Registers
Search church registers of births (or baptisms), marriages and burials in Scotland from 1553 onwards.