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Effective research in church records requires some understanding of your ancestor’s religion and the events that led to the creation of church records.
The following major events affected Scottish church history and records:
'''1847''' The Secession and Relief Churches combine to form the United Presbyterian Church. At that time, the Free Church had five million members, and the United Presbyterian Church had two million members.
For more information on church history or the history of a particular denomination, see the [[Scotland Church Records]][[Scotland_Church_Records|Scotland_Church_Records]] page or look in the [http://webview/supermainframeset.asp?display=start Family History Library Catalog] under:
* Schools
* The population of the parish.
Histories of parishes are found in the wiki. Go to the [[Scotland_Old_Counties_pre_1974_and_New_Counties_post_1974|Scotland Old Counties]] pages, click on the link for your county of interest, then click on the link for your parish of interest.
The following book contains brief parish histories:
''S''''tatistical Statistical Accounts of Scotland.''''''''Wakerfield, England: EP Publishing Limited, [197?]. (FHL book 941 B4sa.) This work has three series covering different time periods.'''
For other parish histories, look in the Family History Library Catalog under:
SCOTLAND, [COUNTY], [PARISH] - CHURCH HISTORY.<br><!--{120456778145310} --><!--{120456778145311} --><!--{120456778145312} --><!--{120456778145313} --><!--{120456778145314} -->[[Category:Scotland]]<br>
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