Research Centre & Shop

Our Research Centre is at 158-164 King St. Aberdeen.
The opening hours are:

Monday - Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 1:00pm Updated

Our Research Centre, opened in 1987 and the first of its kind in the country, is available for members use. The centre is also open to members of other Scottish Family History Societies. The Research Centre is the hub of the Society's activities, staffed by volunteer members who are delighted to assist you trace your family tree and tell you how to go about it. Facilities include a large library, microfilm and microfiche of the IGI (the whole world), OPR's and census records for a wide area. Research assistance into N.E. Scotland ancestry can be carried out for out-of-area members by Society volunteers, at a nominal charge plus expenses (such as Registrar's fees, postage, photocopies etc.). See our current scale of charges for details. For a research request (members only) please complete our research form.

In addition to our own series of publications, a comprehensive range of publications is stocked, including those of other Scottish Societies and the Federation of Family History Societies.

Please note that the centre is closed on Aberdeen local holidays.

The local holidays for 2016 are:

18th April, 2nd May, 11th July and 26thSeptember

Christmas closures (2016/17):

Close at 4pm Fri. 23rd Dec., reopen 10am Tue. 3rd Jan. 2017

The local holidays for 2017 are:

17th April, 1st May, 10th July and 25thSeptember
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