Family History

The Burns Monument Centre is a unique facility providing access to Scottish family history records covering 500 years. Scotland’s People Family History Centre is available at the Burns Monument Centre and is charged at a daily fee.


In addition, our local history and archive collections are invaluable to family historians, helping to build the story of your ancestors’ lives and times. Resources include Memorial Inscriptions, Newspapers, Valuation Rolls, Trade Directories and Kirk Session Records.

Staff are on hand to assist and user guides are available.