Tay Family History Society
OSCR Scottish Charity Register


The ‘Fair Maid’s House’, exhibition centre in Perth

These are of two kinds - general Public Resources, open to all our site visitors, and Member Resources for which you need to be a paid-up member of the society.

General (Public) resources

  • Useful links
  • Searchable index to our Library collections
  • Links to a selection of our Video Talks
  • And from time to time we may make some of our research documents publicly accessible.

Member resources

Society documents:

  • Downloadable Society Documents which include the Constitution of the Society, agendas and minutes of recent and forthcoming AGMs and recent annual accounts

Graveyard Information including images from our archives, for members:

  • Burial Ground Data - names, dates, transcriptions from Angus & Dundee graveyards
  • Many images from these Burial Grounds

Our Journal issues, for members:

  • Downloadable recent issues of our journal The Historian

Records and Indexes for members, including:

  • Searchable database of member-submitted family charts
  • Tay Valley Strays – information gathered by members about people who have ‘strayed’ from the region
  • Indexes from some burial grounds that show where the stones are
  • Indexes of BMDs

Research Information, guidance and aids, to include:

  • What some of our members are discovering - includes links to access our Video Talks
  • Research Aid sheets to download to record your finds
  • A Getting Started page which provides information for beginners
  • Where to find... Organised detailed list of links to online resources (far, far more than the public 'useful links'!)

Members’ Discussion Forum

  • Enabling you to share findings, stories, queries and indeed family photographs with other members

To access the Member Resources, you need to log into this website.


Getting back to your roots

How to uncover ancestry, heritage, stories of people, how to do genealogical or historical research, how you can relate to Scottish History and Local History.

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Member Benefits

Joining Pack
Subscription to our Journal
Access to exclusive Member Content
Free use of the Research Centre & Library
Access to Online Discussion Forum
Guidance & Support in your research
Affiliations to other societies

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