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Ancestry Library Edition is a huge database which you can use to trace your ancestors. It is made up of thousands of smaller databases containing lots of British, American, Canadian, European and Australian records including:

• Censuses
• Birth, death and marriage records
• Church records
• Court, wills and land records
• Immigration records

You can use it on any of the People's Network computers within Edinburgh City Libraries. Please note that you will not be able to access it from home.

Download our Ancestral Chart and Family Group Record Sheets to record your research on.