Local Heritage Services

The Local Heritage Service for Moray offers a fascinating insight to Moray's history and to ancestry searches.

The service is based within Elgin Library, Cooper Park, Elgin, IV30 1HS.

Photocopier, free internet access and microfilm printer services are also available and a search service can be provided.

Opening Hours:

Monday - Friday 10am - 8pm and Saturday 10am - 4pm.


All libraries have local history books for borrowing and a file of local historical information for reference.

Buckie, Forres and Keith libraries have copies of local newspapers, parish and census records, collections of maps and a small collection of photographs.


LIBINDX is the on-line index of People, Places and Subjects, Cemetery Explorer, examples from the collection and guidance for ancestry searches.

You can also search the Museums and Archives catalogue for information on the Peter Anson collection and the A.J. Morrison collection of architectural drawings including the work of Charles Doig.

Copy Birth/Marriage/Death Certificates

Applications and searches for a copy of a birth, marriage or death certificate can be obtained from Elgin Registration Office 

Contact Us

Local Heritage Service
Elgin Library
Cooper Park
IV30 1HS

01343 562639


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