Having earlier released over 40 volumes of Scottish Trade Directories in 2009, Familyrelatives.com has now released an additional 60 volumes of Directories dating back from 1825 to the early part of the 19th Century during the growing influence of the Industrial Revolution and the British Empire.
One of the directories available is Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, and the hub of Scottish Enlightenment in the 18th century. Key figures in the Scottish Enlightenment included Sir Walter Scott, Sir James Hall and other notables such as Robert Stevenson (1772-1850) a Scottish civil engineer and famed designer and builder of lighthouses.
This addition to the existing collection is significant as it is some 30 years prior to the official records of births, marriages and deaths which commenced in 1855.
Some Counties of the North of England are also included in this collection.
The collection is part of more than 800 million historic records available online to Familyrelatives members and visitors by way of an annual subscription of £30.00 or US$50.00. More information may be found at http://www.familyrelatives.com and at http://www.familyrelatives.com/post_search.php?sr=Scotland
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