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Research your family from 1553 to the present day for only £15 per day

The Burns Monument Centre in Kilmarnock provides access to Scottish records covering almost 500 years.

Through the ScotlandsPeople software available at the centre you can access Statutory Birth, Death and Marriage Records from 1855 to the present day as well as Census Records, Old Parish Records, Wills and Testaments and various Minor Records.

Whether you are just starting to look into your family or you are a professional researcher, the resources at the Burns Monument Centre are invaluable. Friendly staff are available to help and the fee of £15 includes access to a PC and the ScotlandPeople software for a full day which is cheaper than buying credits and using the system at home. 

Records available at the Burns Monument Centre

Available records
 Record type Category  Dates
Statutory Records Births 1855 to date
Statutory Records Marriages 1855 to date
Statutory Records Deaths 1855 to date
Statutory Records Divorces 1984 to date
Statutory Records Civil Partnerships 2005 to date
Old Parish Registers Births 1553 to 1854
Old Parish Registers Marriages 1553 to 1854
Old Parish Registers Deaths 1553 to 1854
Catholic Parish Registers Births 1703 to 1914
Catholic Parish Registers Marriages 1703 to 1939
Catholic Parish Registers Deaths 1703 to 1964
Catholic Parish Registers Other events 1703 - 1914
Census   1841 to 1911
Wills and Testaments   1523 - 1925
Valuation Rolls    

PC room opening hours

Please note it is now essential to book your PC in advance. Bookings will be taken on a Friday from 9am by calling 01563 576695 for the following week.

Opening hours are Tuesday to Thursday, 9am to 3:30pm (where available).

The session will end at 3:30pm when the computers shut down.

Be aware that restrictions may be placed on service delivery at short notice.


We only accept payment by debit/credit card.

Contact Information

Registration Services
Burns Monument Centre
Kay Park, Kilmarnock
Telephone: 01563 576695
Telephone: 01563 576696