Family History Centre
Level 3, The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN
0141 287 2937


Glasgow Library users can access this hugely popular family history site for free from library computers.

Ancestry Library Edition is an invaluable online genealogical resource, offering access to thousands of searchable databases to help with family history research. It's easy for beginners to use, whilst also offering more specialist tools for the in-depth researcher. Library users can get free access to this subscription site from any library computer.

Databases and coverage in Ancestry includes:

  • Scottish and English Census Records 1841-1901
  • British Phonebooks 1880-1984
  • Military Records
  • Stories and Publications
  • Photographs and maps
  • Family Trees
  • Message boards
  • Charts and Forms
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