Aberdeen & NE Scotland Family History Society Research Centre


164 King Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB24 5BD

    The centre will assist members with genealogical research. A bookshop with a large range of books on local and family history is also on site

    The society has copies of ALL the OPRs for Scotland and all the census for Scotland from 1841-1901 and other genealogical microfiche, microfilm which allow researchers to find out about their ancestors. The volunteer shop staff will asssist members with their research. The society has a large genealogical library which members can use free of charge

    The society also has a bookshop fully stocked with Genealogical Research guides, maps and local history material for sale MIs, Poll Tax etc etc.

    Pricing Information: Basic advice given for free.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015
    Day Times
    Monday 10:00 16:00
    Tuesday 10:00 16:00
    Wednesday 10:00 16:00
    Thursday 10:00 16:00
    Friday 10:00 16:00
    Saturday 09:00 13:00
    Sunday Closed

    Monday - Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm
    Tuesday 6.00pm - 9.00pm
    Saturday 9.00am - 1.00pm
    Please note that the centre is closed on Aberdeen local holidays.
    Christmas closures (2012/13):
    Closed 1pm Sat. 22nd Dec., reopen 10am Thu. 27th Dec.,
    Closed 1pm Sat.


    • No Smoking Permitted

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • On Public Transport Route
    • Paid Parking within easy distance
    • Park and Ride
    • Public Parking Nearby

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Special Requirements

    • No Pets Allowed

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Aberdeen railway station, proceed to Union Street, the main shopping area. Turn right (Eastwards) to the Castlegate. King Street leads left (Northwards) and the centre is on the right about 200yards after the traffic light at East North Street, 10 minutes walk from the station.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Aberdeen Dyce airport, proceed to city centre (Union Street), turn left (Eastwards) to the Castlegate. King Street leads left (Northwards) and the centre is on the right about 200 yards after the traffic lights at the East North Street.

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    Attraction Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps One
      • There is a handrail by the steps


    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

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