Maps, Gazetteers, and Statistical Accounts
Bartholomew, John. Philip's Handy Atlas of the
Counties of Scotland is on film #0423175.
Findlay, James. A Directory of Gentlemen's Seats,
Villages, &c. in Scotland: Giving the counties in which they are situated, the
post-towns to which each is attached, and the name of the resident, to which is
added a table showing the despatch and arrival of the mails at the head and
sub-offices throughout Scotland, also every information respecting the
transmission of letters in all foreign parts.
This directory is on fiche 6026392.
Gardner, Harland, & Smith's Genealogical Atlas of
Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of
Scottish Topography, Statistical, Biographical, and Historical.
(6 vols.) [1883-1886] The best gazetteer of Scotland. All Scottish places in the
Family History Library Catalog are cataloged according to the listings in this
gazetteer. On microfiche (see sidebar)
Lewis, Samuel. A Topographical Dictionary of
Scotland (2 vols.)
Parish Maps of Scotland Showing Overall Dates of Old
Parochial Registers held in Edinburgh and Available Worldwide on Microfilm
(15maps) Parish maps are also available on fiche #6026409.
Smith, Frank. A Genealogical Gazetteer of
Scotland is a shortened version of Lewis's
Gazetteer that adds the date of commencement of registers for each parish and
the name of the parish to which the place belonged for all other entries. Also
on microfiche numbers #020421 - 6020422.
Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of Scotland
is on FHL microfilm numbers 0599357 - 0599358.
Wilson, Rev. John. The Gazetteer of Scotland
is a reprint of an 1882 gazetteer. It is book 941 E5j. Also on FHL
Sinclair, Sir John, ed. The Statistical Account
of Scotland - John Sinclair commissioned a
study of the parishes of Scotland in 1790. The 21 volumes are known as the "Old
Statistical Account" because a New Statistical Account was done in 1845. The
descriptions of the parishes were usually done by the ministers. The account may
list important details about life in the parish including who the major
landowners were and how much laborers were paid. Vols. 1 and 3-20 of the Old
Statistical Account are organized by county and are on 161 microfiche #6026527 -
The New Statistical Account
of Scotland, 1845, contains economic, historical, physical, and social
descriptions of the parishes of Scotland. It was published in 15 volumes and is
available on microfiche. The New Statistical Account for each county is
cataloged in the Family History Library Catalog under SCOTLAND, [COUNTY] -
HISTORY - STATISTICS.
Old and the New Statistical Accounts
are available on the Web as scanned images.
For an online map see
County Map of Scotland.