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Enter the forename(s) in the first box, and the surname in the second box.

Remember that spellings in historical records can vary widely, so use wildcards to help you find your ancestors. More

Less is often more! If you don’t find the result you are looking for try leaving this box blank or see our help section.

Many deeds were not recorded until years after the original deed was signed. When we have indexed directly from the original volumes we have indexed the year the deed was signed as well as the year it was recorded, but where we have indexed from the minute books this information is not usually available. In most situations it is best to leave this box blank.

Many deeds were not recorded until years after the original deed was signed. It is therefore wise to include a wide range of years, or leave this box blank.

The residence in the Register of Deeds index has not been separated into parishes, counties or countries. The original records vary widely in the way this is recorded, but often fairly specific information is given. County and parish names are often not recorded.

Remember that less is often more! If you don’t find the result that you are looking for try leaving this boxes blank. See our help section.

The parties to some deeds are companies or organisations rather than personal names, such as 'Royal Bank of Scotland' or 'Cupar Kirk Session'.

Remember that less is often more! If you don’t find the result that you are looking for try leaving one (or both) of these boxes blank. See our help section.

Deeds can be searched for by deed type, such as 'Contract of Marriage', 'Bond' or 'Disposition'.

Remember that less is often more! If you don’t find the result that you are looking for try leaving one (or both) of these boxes blank. See our help section.