Topics online

To help you find information from the Archive's collections, volunteers from the Friends of P&KC Archive have been working on creating different kinds of electronic finding aids.

They are each on different topics, ones we think will be of interest to you. Some of them re-create the information of the original documents, while others point you to which collections are likely to hold the kind of material you are seeking.

Railway Sources

Archive source list on railways

World War One sources

Find which collections in the Archive contain information about WW1, particularly about life on the home front.

World War Two sources

Find which collections contain information about the war, particularly about life on the home front.

Perthshire People & Kinross-shire Kin

Look through the tables to see if your ancestor appears in any of our collections.

Threiplands' People

Find members of the Threipland family, their relatives, friends and associates. Look for tenants and workers on the estates in Perthshire and Caithness, as well as local tradesmen.

Perth burgh burial registers, 1794-1855

The Archive holds all the burial registers for Perth burgh and the Friends have transcribed the earliest volumes

Jacobites in Perthshire

Find details from the original records about the Jacobites and their activities