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We are adding records parish by parish over the coming months. Currently available parishes are Harris, Point, Lochs, Stornoway and now Uig - a total of 80,000 people.

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18th March 2020 Update

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis and the latest government advice Seallam! Visitor Centre is closed to the public for the foreseeable future.

We are still here to post out book orders and answer questions. Books can still be ordered from www.hebridespeople.com, you can research your own genealogy on www.hebridespeople.com, and you can email us at info@hebridespeople.com.

We wish all our friends from all over the world the very best, please look after yourselves.

Bill Lawson, Consultant Genealogist and Stephen MacKinnon, Business Manager

Bill Lawson has been specialising in the Family and Social History in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland for over 40 years, and is widely recognised as an authority in the area. Browse our site to find your history.

All Lewis and Harris Records Available Now
We have added another 17,000 records this time for the Uig parish in November 2015. This parish includes people from Carloway and Shawbost. Our database now includes records for Harris, Point, Lochs, Stornoway, Uig and Barvas making for a total of 109,000 people.