Angus Archives holds a large photographic collection spanning many years and the whole county of Angus. This collection will give you a unique insight into what local life was like in Angus years ago. Our archives building also holds a limited reference collection of local history books.
Each ANGUSalive Library holds a large comprehensive collections of books, newspapers and resources on their own area and can be contacted directly.
Forfar Library also holds the J C Ewing Collection of Scottish history books and journals.
Records we hold
- Private records
- Trades records for weavers, shoemakers, tailors etc
- Burgh records
- Angus County Council
- School log books
- Poor relief registers
- An Angus wide collection of photographs
- Indexes to Buildings and People in the photographic collections
- Unique indexes to varied sources, both archival and printed
- Valuation rolls for the county of Forfarshire/Angus
- Brechin Cathedral and Arbroath Abbey burials
- Sasine indexes
- Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae - Church of Scotland minister biographies
- Large collection of local history books
- Kirk Session records for Montrose, Glamis and Kirriemuir and detailed extracts for Aberlemno, Arbirlot, Carmyllie, and Forfar
- Large collection of Angus family histories
For further information on specific records please contact us and we will be happy to help.