Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors, an official guide to the records in ScotlandsPeople and the National Records of Scotland, is indispensable for family historians, historians and biographers, whether visiting in person or researching online.6th edition is packed with information about how to trace Scottish genealogy in the unique treasure trove of Scotland's national archives. New features include 1911 census, pre-1841 censuses, valuation rolls,RC records etc
Ireland – The National Archives of Ireland has created a special website specifically devoted to genealogy. The website contains a wealth of useful records for anyone tracing their Irish ancestors. Included are the 1901 and 1911 census records, the Tithe Applotment Books from 1823 to 1837, and the Soldiers’ Wills from 1914 to 1917.
Ireland in the 1900's There was great poverty and appalling housing in Ireland at the turn of the century. In Dublin City there were 3,604 tenements. According to the 1911 census 634 had more than eleven people in one room. Unskilled labourers earned £1 per week and families lived in squalor.