Scotlands People - A Pay to use Site with BMD registrations, Old Parish Records, Catholic Registers, Valuation Rolls, Census, and Wills and Testaments. A "must use" for any Scottish researcher.
Scotland's People now has the 1930 Valuation Rolls available. Fully searchable by name and address of every owner, tenant and occupier of property in Scotland.
Scotland's Places - this site now offers free access to collections of historical tax rolls, ordnance survey name books, 1st and 2nd edition 6-inch and 25-inch OS map series and a range of archaeological and historical monument data. Tax rolls include volumes such as Land Tax (1645-1831), Hearth Tax (1641-1695), Horse Tax (1785-1798), Window Tax (1748-1798) and many more.
The Scottish Genealogy Society - based in Edinburgh, helps with research into Scottish family and local history. Run by volunteers, they can advise you at all stages in your research.
ScotsFind - Scottish Genealogy - produces computer-searchable genealogical databases from old Scottish records. Access to all databases is free. ScotsFind.org website is down and has been for a while, we are not sure whether this is permanent. Keep trying the above link, but in the meantime you can access the information from the Internet Archive Wayback Machine cached version here: ScotsFind Internet Archive
Statistical Accounts of Scotland - covering the 1790s and the 1830s, these Accounts are based largely on information supplied by each parish church minister, the original (First) Statistical Account and the New (Second) Statistical Account provide a rich record of a wide variety of topics: wealth, class and poverty; climate, agriculture, fishing and wildlife; population, schools, and the moral health of the people.