Family History Enquiries


We occasionally receive enquiries through the website from people asking for information about family members or other persons who came from or lived in Rutherglen. We don’t hold any records which would help with such enquiries, and suggest that you contact Rutherglen Heritage Centre.


Rutherglen Heritage Centre is based at Rutherglen Library, and holds many archives on the local area such as old newspapers, maps, and other materials.


You can make family history enquiries through their Reference Enquiry service using this email address from your e-mail client or app.:


or telephone 0141 643 1296 if you wish to book an appointment to view the archives in the Heritage Centre.


You can read more about their archives and family history resources on the South Lanarkshire Libraries website here: click link

Good luck with your research! You may want to nominate the person you are researching for our Famous Ruglonians section if you think their story is worth sharing.