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Family and local history Family and local history

What's your story?

Discover the past with free access to historical newspapers and interactive heritage resources.

British Newspaper Archive British Newspaper Archive
Capital Collections Capital Collections
Edinburgh Collected Edinburgh Collected
Family history guide Family history guide
How to research your family tree guide
Find my past Find my past
Family history tracing database
John Johnson John Johnson
Our Town Stories Our Town Stories
Pencils of Light Pencils of Light
ScotlandsPlaces ScotlandsPlaces
Scotsman Digital Archive Scotsman Digital Archive
The Scotsman digital newspaper archive
Scottish Local History Directory Scottish Local History Directory
Scran Scran
Whose Town? Whose Town?
Whose Town interactive Edinburgh history resource for schools
World War One resources World War One resources
Edinburgh Libraries online WWI resources
How-to books on family history How-to books on family history
Capital Collections exhibition Capital Collections exhibition
Bill Hall's family story on Capital Collections
A family history case study A family history case study