Family History Centre

The Family History Centre in the Registration Office in Perth offers assisted searches by experienced staff who will help you find the information you require. A search can also be booked at the AK Bell Library or at one of the area registration offices in Aberfeldy, Pitlochry, Blairgowrie, Crieff, Auchterarder or Kinross.

Records Available

  • Statutory records of births, deaths and marriages from 1855 to the present day for the whole of Scotland.
  • Census returns from 1841 to 1901 for Scotland
  • Old Parish Records
  • Scottish Divorces from May 1984


A general search costs £15 an hour and should be booked in advance. A Registrar will help you carry out your search. If you cannot come to one of our offices we can also carry out postal searches for you. Please contact us for further information.

Family history gift vouchers are available for searches and make an interesting and unusual gift.

icon KeekinforKin [3Mb] is a useful guide to researching your Family History in Perth and Kinross.