Scotland’s Valuation Roll 1915 now on-line at Scotland’s People

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Scotland’s People now has the Scottish Valuation Roll for 1915 online, and at an introductory cost of two credits per image.

This database is fully searchable both by name and address and gives a snapshot of Scotland during the First World War – a valuable resource for family history researchers.

Rolls record the names of owners, tenants and occupiers of each property as compiled in 1914, although not the full lists of family members to be found in the censuses. Usually the named person is the head of the household, but sometimes a husband and wife might be listed. Frequently, the wife is the named tenant of rented property.

Scotland’s People has Valuation Roll background information on-line, including a look at entries for some famous Scots, like Arctic explorer, William Speirs Bruce.

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M. Diane Rogers is a Director and Editor and Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society, teaches genealogy and family history year round, and blogs at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane's Your Aunt. She's been doing her own family research since the 1980s in Canada, the UK and the United States, Sweden and further afield. She has a lifelong interest in Canadian and women's history and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

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