St Andrew’s Day sees the release of the long awaited 1921 Census Scotland
For the first time the release of 200,000 images of 4.8m households in Scotland will be available to researchers worldwide via the ScotlandsPeople website, usual credits system will apply. The 1921 Census Scotland is made up form 9,000 volumes of enumeration district books held by the National Records of Scotland (NRS).
The 1921 census was a survey which collected information on every household, building and vessel in Scotland on 19 June 1921. The enumeration books contain information from the Household Schedules completed on the night, which have since been destroyed.
More details on what the census contains can be found on the National Records Scotland and the ScotlandsPeople websites.