Aberdeenshire records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Aberdeenshire family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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UK Ancestry.co.uk UK records search results for the Aberdeenshire family.
Canada Ancestry.ca Canadian records search results for the Aberdeenshire family.
Australia Ancestry.com.au Australian records search results for the Aberdeenshire family.

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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Aberdeenshire surname or get a copy of the Aberdeenshire family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Aberdeenshire Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Aberdeenshire Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Aberdeenshire family tree.

Search Aberdeenshire Parish Records at Find My Past.

Explore the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Aberdeenshire family using the FreeBMD database.

Study Genealogy BankGenealogy Bank for Aberdeenshire family records.

Investigate MyHeritage for Aberdeenshire family data.

Search the LDS Database for records of the Aberdeenshire family.

Research the Aberdeenshire surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Aberdeenshire Military records.

Aberdeenshire Family History Databases

Investigate WikiTree for user contributed Aberdeenshire family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Aberdeenshire data can be verified or corrected by other users.

Check out MyTrees for information on the Aberdeenshire family and people looking to contact living Aberdeenshire relations.

Investigate GENi for Aberdeenshire family records.

Explore One Great Family for Aberdeenshire records submitted by people who are already researching the Aberdeenshire Family History .

Find your Irish Aberdeenshire relatives on findmypast.ie

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Miscellaneous Aberdeenshire Databases

Search the Ellis Island Database for information on the Aberdeenshire family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Aberdeenshire surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.