WW1 research links Burghead War memorial

Here are some places where you can find out more about WW1 in Scotland and in Moray.   Other WW1/WW2 useful links can be found here >>>>

Scottish Archives for Schools- Resources section

Scottish Archives for SchoolsThe Great War in Scotland

This unit features a selection of archives from the National Records of Scotland on the impact of the Great War in Scotland. It includes letters from the battle front, reports on local bombing raids and submarine attacks, and demonstrates the impact of the war on people’s everyday lives.

Morayshire roll of honour book 1914-1918

This book is available for loan from most of the public libraries in Moray. It details

ScotlandsPeople Link to the Scotlands People website
This website is one of the largest online sources of original genealogical information. If you are researching UK genealogy, your Scottish ancestry or building your Scottish family tree, they have almost 90 million records to look through.

From Scottish census records, Scottish wills, birth certificates and death certificates, they have a comprehensive choice of Scottish records to bring your Scotland ancestry to life. Build the complete picture of your Scottish ancestry with ScotlandsPeople.
Census 1841 – 1911 (the 1911 census is only available online).

Local Heritage Centre, Old East End School, Institution Road, Elgin tel. 01343 569011 email heritage@moray.gov.uk
Monday, Thursday and Friday 10>:00 – 5:00
Tuesday 10:00 – 8:00
Wednesday 10:00 – 5:00 (April to October only)
Saturday 10:00 – 12:00

Libindx search Moray databaseLibindx – online index to people, subjects and places created by the Local Heritage Service.  http://libindx.moray.gov.uk/mainmenu.asp

also the Moray database Libindx

Scottish National War Memorial http://www.snwm.org/
Search the Scottish Roll of Honour for the First and Second World Wars as held at the Scottish War Memorial.

Scottish War memorials project- Burghead memorialScottish Military Research GroupA useful source when trying to find someone in the Morayshire Roll of Honour book by sorting by Memorial and then giving the page number in the book.


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