Kincardineshire Archives and Libraries

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For a list of archives and libraries on the national level, go to the Scotland Archives and Libraries page.

Archives[edit | edit source]

Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives
Town House
Broad Street
Aberdeen AB10 1AQ UK
Telephone: 01224 522513
Email: archives@aberdeencity.gov.uk
Website: Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives

Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives exists to collect and preserve historical records relating to the City of Aberdeen and the surrounding historic counties, and to secure significant modern records for future generations.

Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives
Old Aberdeen House
Dunbar Street
Aberdeen AB24 3UJE UK
Telephone: 01224 481775
Email: archives@aberdeencity.gov.uk
Website: Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives

We provide an important service to members and officials of Aberdeen City Council while maintaining a strong public profile through our searchroom services and outreach activities. We also provide a professional archives service for Aberdeenshire Council. We ensure that the records are housed in secure accommodation under suitable environmental conditions on our two sites - the Town House and Old Aberdeen House. Aberdeenshire Council covers the old county of Kincardineshire.

Aberdeenshire and Moray Records
The Local Heritage Officer
East End School
Institution Road
Elgin, Moray IV30 1RP UK
Telephone: 01343 569011
Email: heritage@moray.gov.uk
Website: Aberdeenshire and Moray Records

Since local government reorganisation in 1996, the historic documents of Aberdeenshire Council along with some for the Moray Council have been administered by Aberdeen City Council. The records include those of the former counties of Aberdeen, Kincardine, Banff, and Moray up to 1975 and Grampian Region from 1975 to 1996. From 1996 the holdings include records from the current counties of Aberdeenshire and Moray.

Kincardineshire Ancestors
The Old Inn
Kirktown of Fetteresso
Stonehaven AB39 3UP UK
Email: enquiries@kincardineshireancestors.co.uk
Website: Kincardineshire Ancestors

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Banchory Library
Bridge Street
Banchory AB31 5SU UK
Telephone: 01330 700441
Email: banchory.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Website: Banchory Library

Fettercairn Library
Fettercairn School
Distillery Road
Fettercairn AB30 1TH UK
Telephone: 01561 400662
Email: fettercairn.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Website: Fettercairn Library

Inverbervie Library
Church Street
Inverbervie
Montrose, Angus DD10 0RU UK
Telephone: 01561 400660
Email: inverbervie.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Website: Inverbervie Library

Mearns Community Campus Library
Aberdeen Road
Laurencekirk AB30 1ZJ UK
Telephone: 01561 377298
Email: mearnscommunity.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Website: Mearns Community Campus Library

Newtonhill Library
Coastal Car Park
Newtonhill AB39 3UL UK
Telephone: 01569 690530
Email: newtonhill.lib@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Website: Newtonhill Library

Portlethen Library
Bruntland Road
Portlethen AB12 4QL UK
Telephone: 01224 472870
Email: portlethen.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Website: Portlethen Library

Stonehaven Library
Evan Street
Stonehaven AB39 2ET UK
Telephone: 01569 690531
Email: stonehaven.library@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Website: Stonehaven Library

For a list of Kincardineshire libraries, go to List of libraries in Scotland in Wikipedia. Search for the parishes in the list of libraries in Aberdeenshire. The parishes in historic Kincardineshire are listed in the FamilySearch Research Wiki.

Museums[edit | edit source]

Banchory Museum
Bridge Street
Banchory AB31 5SX UK
Telephone: 01330 823367
Email: museums@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Website: Banchory Museum

Tolbooth Museum
Old Pier
Stonehaven Harbour, Stonehaven AB39 2JU UK
Telephone: 07512 466329
Email: enquiries@stonehaventolbooth.co.uk
Website: Tolbooth Museum

For a list of Kincardineshire museums, go to List of museums in Scotland in Wikipedia. Search for the parishes in the list of museums in Aberdeenshire. The parishes in historic Kincardineshire are listed in the FamilySearch Research Wiki.