research tools will help you to interpret the
contents of Scotland's archives. Choose from the
resources listed on our menu, or select one of
the following research tools.
answers to frequently asked questions in Scottish
archives in our Knowledge Base.
some words or phrases in old Scots documents unfamiliar
to you? Take a look at our Glossary
and you'll find out the meaning of words such
as 'messuage' or 'excambion'.
our Scots Currency Converter to add up amounts of Scots
Currency or to find out how these amounts equate
the 'gen' on genealogy in our Family History Guide.