The amount of detail in each transcript (a typed version of the vital details found in the original source) can vary depending on what information was available in the original newspaper announcement.
Established in 1872, The Shetland Times is a family-owned newspaper that is based and published in Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland. A second source used in this collection is The Shetland News. Today, The Shetland News is an online news site, but it previously was published weekly.
Newspapers can an incredible resource when tracing your family tree, they reveal the daily lives of our ancestors, allowing you to further understand an ancestor's place within their local community.
This collection of birth notices that were printed in Shetland newspapers have been provided by Janice Halcrow.
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