Newspaper Death Reports
Search for your Scottish ancestors among 72,000 death
notices printed in seven Scottish newspapers between 1807 and 1990. Death
notices will help you discover more about your relative’s life and reveal
details such as their date of death, age at death and the names of their
parents or spouse.
Renfrewshire, Paisley Poll Tax 1695
Do you have ancestors that lived in Paisley? Search over
2,000 Poll Tax records from 1695, the tax was introduced to raise funds
to pay off debts such as pay arrears of pay due to the army. These
records list a varied range of people who were liable to pay the tax,
from aristocrats to tradesmen.