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Carnoustie Library - Genealogy Resources

General Information

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Carnoustie Library holds a collection of books and ephemera highlighting all aspects of Carnoustie past and present. Many other areas of Angus are also represented. There is a microfilm viewer, microfiche reader and a photocopier for public use.

Old Parish Registers (OPR’s)

Each library holds the OPR’s for its immediate area.

An Angus wide collection of OPR microfilms can be found in Angus Archives.


Each library holds the census for its immediate area.

An Angus wide collection of census on microfilm can be found in Angus Archives.

International Genealogical Index (IGI)

The IGI for Scotland is available in all full time libraries.


Broughty Ferry Guide
and Carnoustie Gazette
1899, 1906 - 1982
1957 - to date
Carnoustie Leader Nov. 1989 - June 1990 Unbound
Carnoustie Times 1976 - 1978 Unbound
Carnoustie Free Press, Nos. 3 & 7 1891 Unbound


Carnoustie Library holds a small collection of maps, mainly Ordnance Survey. Also included are Roy’s Military Survey 1747 - 1755 and late 18th century boundary maps of local farms.

Valuation Rolls

Angus Archives at the Angus Archives holds Valuation Rolls for Carnoustie.


Carnoustie information is contained within the Dundee Directory.

Available is a list of indexes, transcripts and holdings of manuscript and burgh material held by Angus Archives at the Angus Archives.


Hazel Cook
Carnoustie Library
21 High Street

01241 859620

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