Scotland (Scots: Scotland, Scottish Gaelic: Alba ['al??ap?] (listen)) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.[16] Covering the northern third of the island of Great Britain,[17][18][19] mainland Scotland has a 96-mile (154-kilometre) border with England to the southeast and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast and east, and the Irish Sea to the south. It also contains more than 790 islands,[20] principally in the archipelagos of the Hebrides and the Northern Isles. Most of the population, including the capital Edinburgh, is concentrated in the Central Belt?the plain between the Scottish Highlands and the Southern Uplands?in the Scottish Lowlands.

Scotland is divided into 32 administrative subdivisions or local authorities, known as council areas.[21] Glasgow City is the largest council area in terms of population, with Highland being the largest in terms of area. Limited self-governing power, covering matters such as education, social services and roads and transportation, is devolved from the Scottish Government to each subdivision.[21] Scotland is the second-largest country in the United Kingdom, and accounted for 8.3% of the population in 2012.[22]

The Kingdom of Scotland emerged as an independent sovereign state in the 9th century and continued to exist until 1707. By inheritance in 1603, James VI of Scotland became king of England and Ireland, thus forming a personal union of the three kingdoms. Scotland subsequently entered into a political union with the Kingdom of England on 1 May 1707 to create the new Kingdom of Great Britain.[23][24] The union also created the Parliament of Great Britain, which succeeded both the Parliament of Scotland and the Parliament of England. In 1801, the Kingdom of Great Britain entered into a political union with the Kingdom of Ireland to create the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (in 1922, the Irish Free State seceded from the United Kingdom, leading to the latter being officially renamed the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in 1927).[25]

Within Scotland, the monarchy of the United Kingdom has continued to use a variety of styles, titles and other royal symbols of statehood specific to the pre-union Kingdom of Scotland. The legal system within Scotland has also remained separate from those of England and Wales and Northern Ireland; Scotland constitutes a distinct jurisdiction in both public and private law.[26] The continued existence of legal, educational, religious and other institutions distinct from those in the remainder of the UK have all contributed to the continuation of Scottish culture and national identity since the 1707 incorporating union with England.[27]

In 1999, a Scottish Parliament was re-established, in the form of a devolved unicameral legislature comprising 129 members, having authority over many areas of domestic policy.[28] The head of the Scottish Government is the first minister of Scotland, who is supported by the deputy first minister of Scotland.[29] Scotland is represented in the United Kingdom Parliament by 59 members of parliament (MPs). It is also a member of the British?Irish Council,[30] sending five members of the Scottish Parliament to the British?Irish Parliamentary Assembly,[31] as well as being part of the Joint Ministerial Committee, represented by the first minister.[32]

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Birth    Person ID 
1 Jane  1816Scotland I34717
2 Jefre  1847Scotland I31116
3 Mary Ann  1829Scotland I31182
4 Affleck, John  Abt 1800Scotland I13130
5 Agnew, Elizabeth  1827Scotland I27431
6 Aikenhead, Agnes  8 May 1818Scotland I11417
7 Aikenhead, David  3 Dec 1820Scotland I8245
8 Aikenhead, James  12 Oct 1815Scotland I11090
9 Aird, Rev. William  1882Scotland I27333
10 Aitken, Ann  1776Scotland I34745
11 Allan, Elizabeth Harriet  1853Scotland I12440
12 Allen, Marion  2 Apr 1768Scotland I23029
13 Allen, Marion  2 Apr 1768Scotland I23735
14 Allison, Jennett  1825Scotland I38870
15 Anderson, Edmond  Abt 1815Scotland I11873
16 Anderson, James  1813Scotland I2364
17 Anderson, Janet  1811Scotland I41829
18 Arbuckle, Margaret  1781Scotland I23503
19 Armour, Ellen  1853Scotland I19140
20 Armour, John  Mar 1791Scotland I41847
21 Baird, Agnes  1848Scotland I38298
22 Baird, Janet  Scotland I24803
23 Baird, Thomas  1814Scotland I42772
24 Barclay, James  1829Scotland I22692
25 Barr, William  20 Jan 1850Scotland I8188
26 Baxter, Andrew  14 Oct 1843Scotland I32634
27 Baxter, John  1824Scotland I35021
28 Bell, Ann  1775Scotland I41843
29 Black, Christian "Christina"  Sep 1819Scotland I42671
30 Black, John  Abt 1824Scotland I2720
31 Boyd, Helen  1806Scotland I9725
32 Brands, Isabel  26 May 1916Scotland I21969
33 Brown, James  11 Jul 1839Scotland I13499
34 Brunton, James  Mar 1847Scotland I42611
35 Brunton, John  Abt 1820Scotland I12555
36 Brunton, Richard  1 Apr 1849Scotland I12553
37 Bryden, Jane  1814Scotland I42773
38 Cameron, John R.  1814Scotland I2309
39 Campbell, Archibald "Archie"  1817Scotland I14589
40 Campbell, Donald  1817Scotland I18318
41 Campbell, Edward  1833Scotland I34030
42 Campbell, Janet  1831Scotland I9855
43 Campbell, Malcolm  1789Scotland I23502
44 Campbell, Margaret  Abt 1801Scotland I3624
45 Campbell, Mary  1823Scotland I3634
46 Cannon, Dr. William  1790Scotland I12613
47 Cassidy, Lilas Leishman  8 May 1903Scotland I43353
48 Cavers, Henry  Scotland I11937
49 Cherry  Scotland I42696
50 Cherry, Ann  1801Scotland I23821

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Christening    Person ID 
1 Robertson, John  Scotland I6455


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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Death    Person ID 
1 Margaret  1881Scotland I30848
2 Allan, Katherine  1796Scotland I16360
3 Anderson, John  Scotland I17158
4 Armour, Martha  21 Jan 1837Scotland I31385
5 Cram, Duncan  1771Scotland I8773
6 Douglas, Helen  1793Scotland I11934
7 Duncan, James  Bef 1820Scotland I37563
8 Duncan, John  Scotland I12499
9 Duncan, Robert "Big Rab"  1788Scotland I2312
10 Ewing, Mary  Bef 1821Scotland I27428
11 Gemmill, James  1787Scotland I39065
12 Hamilton, Hugh  15 Aug 1910Scotland I15892
13 Hamilton, John  Scotland I15869
14 Johnstone, Christian McDonald  1789Scotland I25710
15 Kenney, Mary  Scotland I12500
16 Kerr, Jean  Scotland I7997
17 Kerr, Jean  18 Mar 1824Scotland I2313
18 King, Florence  Bef 1912Scotland I29512
19 MacArthur, Elizabeth  Scotland I22101
20 Matheson, William  1879Scotland I30847
21 McArthur, Catherine  Scotland I38851
22 McDiarmid, John  Bef 1838Scotland I5797
23 McDonald, Angus  1862Scotland I38850
24 McEwan, Catherine  Abt 1771Scotland I8774
25 McNidder, Elison  Scotland I15870
26 McTavish, John  Scotland I22100
27 Millar, Mary  1836Scotland I42440
28 Muir, Jean  Scotland I32796
29 Muir, Jean  1827Scotland I12595
30 Munro, Alexander Thomas  5 Jul 1850Scotland I7000
31 Munro, Ann  1756Scotland I16368
32 Munro, Anna  1750Scotland I16366
33 Munro, Isabel  1795Scotland I16362
34 Neilson, Robert  Scotland I7996
35 Paterson, George  17 Mar 1839Scotland I31384
36 Paterson, Isabella  Bef 1889Scotland I31443
37 Paterson, Jane Tack  1819Scotland I10110
38 Pollock, Allan  Scotland I32795
39 Rennie, John  Scotland I7995
40 Robertson, Margaret  Scotland I17159
41 Simpson, Henry  1821Scotland I24138
42 Smail, Jane  Abt 1854Scotland I11338
43 Smart  Bef 1821Scotland I43299
44 Smith, Margaret Reid  Scotland I8154
45 Snedden, John  1 Sep 1809Scotland I8324
46 Stevenson, Alexander  Bef 1821Scotland I41593
47 Stewart, Scotland  Scotland I38054
48 Stewart, Wife  Scotland I38055
49 Symson, Janet  Abt 1799Scotland I42657
50 Wallace, James  6 Jan 1803Scotland I18690

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Alt. Birth    Person ID 
1 Anderson, Margaret  4 Nov 1971Scotland I12880
2 Camelon, John  1 Sep 1820Scotland I15574
3 Duncan, Margaret  1806Scotland I2319
4 McLean, Christina  1871Scotland I18035
5 Naismith, John  1 Jul 1833Scotland I20183
6 Russell, Agnes Mary  1831Scotland I15487


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   Family    Marriage    Family ID 
1 Ballantyne / Hogg  1854Scotland F10493
2 Duncan / Patrick  1805Scotland F13329
3 Dunlop / Lees  1865Scotland F9052
4 Ferguson /   6 Jun 1845Scotland F11404
5 Forgie / Gemmill  18 Apr 1826Scotland F8224
6 Glover / Jenkinson  1845Scotland F11040
7 Hart / Deakins  1818Scotland F2893
8 Johnson / Steele  1816Scotland F2721
9 McDiarmid / Stewart  Bef 1834Scotland F1946
10 McFarlane / Anderson  1782Scotland F2782
11 McIlraith / Stewart  1815Scotland F8282
12 McKay / McDonald  1830Scotland F2699
13 Neilson / MAR Neilson  1864Scotland F6438
14 Renwick / Boyd  Scotland F3258
15 Smart / Smart  Abt 1804Scotland F15327
16 Thom / Miller  Abt 1828Scotland F3732

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