Inverness-shire Family History

Online resources and links to help you research your Inverness-shire ancestors, family history, genealogy and local history.



General Genealogy

Historical Directories

Local History

Newspaper Archives

  • Am Baile Newspaper Index
    The Am Baile Newspaper Index is a searchable database of stories and articles carried in the newspapers of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. The database contains a short summary of each article and a reference to the issue in which the article was published. The newspapers available for searching are:
    • The Inverness Journal (1807 – 1849)
    • The Inverness Advertiser (1849 – 1885)
    • Scottish Highlander (1885 – 1898)
    • InvernessCourier (1879, 1898 – 1901, 1920-1939)
    • John O’Groat Journal (1836 – 1887)
    • Gairm (1952 – 2002)
  • Inverness Courier Index
    An online book that you can search or browse the contains news from the 19th Century.

Wills & Probate