National Records of Scotland have now added Valuation Rolls for 1935 to their ScotlandsPeople website.
This latest release includes more than 2.7 million indexed names and addresses for owners, tenants and occupiers of properties throughout Scotland, including a record of annual valued rents.
The valuation rolls now span 80 years from 1855 to 1935 and are searchable through nearly 28 million index entries. Between 1855 and 1930 Scotland’s population grew from over 3 million to 4.8 million. While the 1855 Rolls contained just over 1 million names, the 1930 Rolls contained 2.5 million names!
Tim Ellis, Registrar General and Keeper of the Records of Scotland, said:
“We’re delighted to be adding to the huge resources of ScotlandsPeople. The latest year opens a window into Scotland in 1935, giving an intriguing glimpse into life at the time. It is part of our commitment at National Records of Scotland to continue improving public access to the records researchers want.”