Scotland, Edinburgh & Lothian Birth and Baptism Index

Search through this index of Scottish birth and baptism records. In these records, you will discover the names of your ancestor’s parents and can read the full entry as it appeared in the original register. A full list of the parishes in this collection is available below.

With each search result you will find a transcript of the index. The transcript will include the following facts about your ancestor.

  • Name
  • Birth date
  • Baptism date
  • Town and county
  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s name
  • Entry – Full entry as it was recorded in the original register
  • Collection – refers to the original source

The Scottish Genealogy Society created this index of Scottish birth and baptism records. The records are from the following parishes:

  • Dalkeith Free Church baptisms 1843-1854
  • Gaelic Church Edinburgh baptisms 1852-1855
  • Edinburgh Lothian Road Associate Congregation baptisms 1827-1855
  • Roslin Free Church baptisms 1843-1854
  • Dalkeith Burgher Congregation baptisms 1747-1763
  • Baptismal records of Bristo Church of Scotland