The 1911 Scotland census released today by the Registrar General for Scotland at 11 a.m. BST (or 3 a.m. Pacific). The 1911 Scotland census was taken on Sunday, April 2nd, 1911, the same date as for England and Wales. Scanning was done in color.

There are 4.7 million Scots named in this census. With 2,307,603 males and 2,451,842 females, it’s an increase of 287,342 over 1901. Fields in the census include name, address, age, occupation, birthplace and marital status of everyone enumerated, as well as details about their children.

Learn More About Scots Research

finding-scottish-ancestors-online-coverFinding Scottish Ancestors Online helps you use leading websites and lesser-known databases for Scottish research, featuring search strategies for finding parish records, civil registrations, marriages, wills, tax lists, property assessments, burial registers, and other records.

You’ll also find resources for Scottish place names and geographical location research, and discover supporting resources, including help with Scottish handwriting, clans and tartans, and tutorials to advance your skills with Scottish records.

1911 Scotland Census Released

A guide to using the 1911 census is available at this link:

And now excuse me, please. I have to go find my grandfather in Aberdeen now that the 1911 Scotland Census released!