Ancestry adds Scotland, Army Attestation Registers

Just posted on Ancestry, 40,730 records in Edinburgh, Scotland, Army Attestation Registers, 1796-1857.

Records in the collection may include:

Person’s name
Attestation date
Attestation age
County of residence
Parish of residence
Regiment
Occupation (labeled “designation”)
Physical description
Name of recruiter
Name of magistrate witnessing the attestation

A partial transcription is linked to an image of the original register page sourced from SL54 Army Attestation Registers 1796-1857. Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh City Archives.

 

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