This page contains guides to help you figure out which records might be of use to you in your research and how to use them.
Find out what types of records we hold by visiting Our Records.
Find out how to arrange a visit to the Archives to view these records.
- Researching your Dundee Family History (537KB PDF)
- Researching the History of Your House (501KB PDF)
- Burial Grounds and Cemeteries (376KB PDF)
- Church Records (296KB PDF)
- Court Records (357KB PDF)
- Electoral Rolls (275KB PDF)
- Poorhouses (356KB PDF)
- Port of Dundee (290KB PDF)
- Prison Records (356KB PDF)
- Shipbuilding (440KB PDF)
- Valuation Rolls (272KB PDF)
- Vehicle Licensing (274KB PDF)
To help you find records that might be of interest we have compiled a subject index. This does not list everything that we hold but it is a good place to start.
Download the Subject Index (3.2MB PDF)
We are fortunate to have had a significant amount of our most frequently consulted records indexed by volunteers. Many of these indexes are available to view online via the Friends of Dundee City Archives website. They include school records, church records, war memorials, burial records and much more. Why not have a browse and see if there is anything of interest to you.