Midlothian Family History

Births, Marriages, Deaths and Burials

The following Edinburgh marriage registers are online books arranged alphabetically by surname with marriage details.

Electoral Registers

  • Edinburgh Registers 1832-1966
    Search names of almost 5 million eligible voters. The registers can reveal where your ancestor lived and possibly some information about the property.

Forums

  • RootsChat Midlothian
    Ask a question about your Midlothian ancestors or just browse the previous posts to see info and links to help with your research.

Historical Directories

Military Records

  • Midlothian Roll of Honour 1914-1919
    The Midlothian Roll of Honour commemorates the men and women of Midlothian who gave their lives in the First World War 1914-1919.
    It records details of every casualty on First World War memorials in the Midlothian area.

Occupations

Find out if your Edinburgh ancestor was an apprentice, and what trade they learned.

Photos & Postcards

Old photos and memories of Edinburgh. See what others have collected and contributed, or add some of your own.

School Records

Societies

  • Lothians Family History Society
    If you have an interest in Family History or research in the counties of Midlothian, East Lothian or West Lothian, the society could be a great help.