Caithness Family History


  • Caithness Archives
    The Nuclear and Caithness Archives are based at Wick Airport and are home to the archives of the UK civil nuclear industry and the historical archives of the county of Caithness.

Births, Marriages, Deaths and Burials

Census & Land

  • FreeCEN
    Has good coverage of the census records of Caithness.
  • Caithness Owners of Land
    Owners of lands and heritages 1872-1873 including the return of the name and address of every owner of one acre and upwards in extent. The annual value of the lands and heritages of individual owners, and owners of less than one acre.



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

General Family History

Local History



  • Caithness Family History Society
    Caithness Family History Society was formed in September 1999 by a small group of enthusiasts and has already grown to some 350 members worldwide. Its aim is to promote an interest in genealogy and, wherever they can, to help others trace their roots – especially families originating from Caithness.