Project Details

Project Title: The Scottish Marriage Index outside Scotland
Project Description: An index of Scots born who married overseas or in Scotland away from the area of their birth. Data for inclusion received from researchers around the world.
Project manager: Michael Couper
Project Size (L/M/S): Medium
Project Status: Completed
Project Started: 28 Dec 2000
Anticipated completion: 28 Dec 2019
Volunteer Requirement:

29 Apr 2018minimal activity from both contributors or enquirers. Index promoted at events in Scotland and Manchester.
21 Dec 2017Very little activity in last few months.
16 Aug 2017Very little activity since last report. Despite report that paper records had been digitised , one section still remains to be scanned.
01 May 2017Paper records now digitized.
27 Mar 2017Link to administrator email now installed.
03 Dec 2016New system working well. 1 minor problem resolved but still await link to administrators email when new entry is received.
21 Aug 2016New system for searching and contributing to Database now operational. Several hundred new records added following publication of article in Australian Society journal.
05 Jul 2016Work commenced on transferring the index to a searchable database with provision for online submission of entries.
31 Dec 2015Index promoted at various FH Fairs attended by Anglo-Socts Branch and by Society. Magazine article, detailing operation of Index, has been prepared for Manchester Genealogist. Database of Societies to be send article has been prepared. Article will be dispatched early in 2016, after festivities are finished.
09 Sep 2010All members of SAFHS contacted with details of article describing Index for possible inclusion in their Society Journal.

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