Angus Family History


  • Angus Archives
    Located in a beautiful rural setting, Angus Archives is a treasure trove of 800 years of the history of Angus and its people. Our collections cover Arbroath, Brechin, Carnoustie, Forfar, Kirriemuir, Montrose, Monifieth and rural areas across Angus.

Births, Marriages & Deaths

This collection of BMDs and parish registers includes over 760,000 records from 1562-1855.

Electoral Registers


  • RootsChat Angus
    Ask a question about your Angus (Forfarshire) ancestors or just browse the previous posts to see info and links to help with your research.

General Family History

Historical Directories

Dundee historical directories includes the names, places of business, and residences of the principal inhabitants, lists of public institutions, banking and shipping companies, coaches and carriers.


Schools & Education

  • Dundee University Archives
    The records cover the administrations of the institutions and the activities, both formal and informal, of staff and students.


Surname Research

  • Angus Surnames List
    This Angus Surname Interest List invites submissions from family historians and genealogists with specific interests in the county of Angus. Anyone may submit details of their interests, by e-mail.