Genealogy Centre

Genealogy Centre

The Genealogy Centre is based on the fifth floor at the Mitchell Library. The facility is run by Glasgow Registration Service.

This location will allow easier access to other resources available within the Mitchell Library that may be of interest to those searching their family history. 

Contact

Please note below our contact details should you require further information or wish to make a booking.

Contact Details

Genealogy Centre
Fifth Floor
Mitchell Library
North Street
Glasgow
G3 7DN
Telephone: 0141 287 8364
Email: genealogy@glasgow.gov.uk

Website: www.glasgow.gov.uk

Hours of Opening: 9.30am - 4.00pm Monday-Friday (except Public Holidays)

Booking Information

Bookings can be made in person, by telephone or via email. The current fee per person is £15.00 per day or part thereof. Due to high demand, we recommend that you book a space to avoid disappointment.

The system in operation is one whereby the client has to do all the research by themselves. The member of staff in attendance will demonstrate how to use and make the most of the facilities available. Please note the more accurate background information that you have the more likely it is that you will succeed in your research.

Records/sources available

We are happy to bring Scotland's People package to our Genealogy Centre as part of our working partnership with National Records of Scotland.

On arrival you will be allocated a computer station for your own exclusive use.

  • Statutory Birth, Death & Marriage Records for the whole of Scotland (1855 - 2010)
  • Civil Partnership records (2005 - 2010)
  • Scottish Divorces (1984 - 2010)
  • Old Parochial Records (1553 - 1854)
  • Census including Street indexes (1841 - 1911)
  • Catholic Registers


Other Resources Available

The Mitchell Library is one of Glasgow Life's iconic venues, providing lending, reference and archival materials across all subject areas including many records and resources to support the family historian.  These materials are concentrated in the Family History Centre and the City Archives on level 5 of The Mitchell.  We work in partnership with the Genealogy Centre to offer family history researchers one-stop shop access to a vast array of resources to discover how your Scottish ancestors lived their lives.  Our web-link below will give you more information on our opening hours and how to access our services.

www.glasgowfamilyhistory.org.uk