SCOTLAND

ABERDEEN COUNTY COUNCIL
Kithead Trust
    Card index to 1947 (to EAV 600 but AV 5016-9999 wanting) 

ABERDEEN BURGH COUNCIL   
Kithead Trust
    Card index to FRG 819 (1953)

ANGUS
Archive & Record Centre, 21 City Square, Dundee, DD1 3BY     (01382 434494)
    Registers complete, SR 1 - RSR 705N (except register SR 1082-1572 wanting (6/1915-9/1919)
    (An abstract of these registers up to YSR 999L (2/1973) may be found on the Friends of the Dundee
     City Archives website www.fdca.org.uk  They are under the Forfarshire heading which was
     the pre-1928 name of Angus)

Kithead Trust
    Card index to 1947

ARGYLL
Dept. of Administration, Argyll & Bute District Council, Kilmary, Lochgilphead, PA31 8RT.
(01546 602127)
    One pre-1921 register (re-written, ca. 1913)
Kithead Trust
    Card index to SB 8700

AYR        All records destroyed

BANFF
The record office at Forres confirned (c.1990) that they held the card index for SE 3 - SE 5819.   Record
 office later combined with Elgin [see entry under Moray] but they are “not known” at Elgin. 
               
BERWICK
Kithead Trust
    Card index SH 1 – 7478.
    [Other early records were extant in 1978:  present whereabouts unknown]

BUTE
Glasgow City Archives, Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow, G3 7DN  (0141 287 2910)
    Registers and cards 1904-1931 (SJ 1 - 697)
   
CAITHNESS
Mr Sutherland, Garage House, Sinclair Street, Halkirk, Caithness, KW12 6XZ
    Registers 1903-20 (SK 1 - 637) and allocation books 1949-60  (SK 3567  to GSK 336L)
North Highland Archive, Wick Library, Sinclair Terrace, WICK, KW1 5AB     (01955 606432)
    Hold a CD copy of Mr Sutherland’s original records above
Kithead Trust
    Card index to 1947

CLACKMANNAN
Clackmannanshire Archives, 26-28 Drysdale Street, ALLOA, FK10 1JL (01259 722262)
    There was a card index (extent unknown) when records were at Central Regional Archives but
    Clackmannan items now removed to above address who say they have no motor vehicle licence
    records.  A summary of their holdings is on the internet at  www.clacks.web.org.uk/dyna/archive

COATBRIDGE    All records destroyed

DUMFRIES
Dumfries Archives Centre, 33 Burns St, Dumfries, DG1 2PS.  (01387 269254)    
    Registers complete SM 1 to RSM and then WSM - SSM-N
    (Prior written application to view required)
Kithead Trust
    Card index to 1947.

DUNBARTON
Kithead Trust
    Card index to 1947

DUNDEE   
Archive & Record Centre, 21 City Sq., Dundee, DD1 3BY.    (01382 434494) 
    Registers TS,  YJ,  ATS to STS.
    (An abstract of these registers up to STS 999 (to 1962 + re-registrations to 1981) may
    be found on the Friends of the Dundee City Archives website www.fdca.org.uk 
    Note that, at least for post-WW2 registrations, the dates are the date the number was reserved
    which can be a long time before the date of first registration especially for fleet operators
    who have reserved a block of numbers.shown.
    The same website lists the Heavy Motor Car details 1905-1920 but note that the entries
     are not in numerical order. 
Kithead Trust
    Card index to 1947 (but only a few non-voids prior to BYJ 500)

EAST LOTHlAN
Kithead Trust
    Card index to 1947

EDINBURGH
Kithead Trust
    Card index to 1947 (FWS) plus few cards for GFS and GSC

FIFE
Kithead Trust
    Card index to March 1948 (GFG 150)

GLASGOW
Kithead Trust
    Card index to 1947 (to FGB 749).
         Note very few cards (only non-voids) in series GE 1 - 4950 and 7501 - 9800.

GOVAN
Kithead Trust
    Card index (only for cars surviving after 1921)

GREENOCK
Kithead Trust
    Card index to 1947

INVERNESS
Highland Archive & Registration Centre, Bught Rd, Inverness, IV3 5SS
         (01463 256422) Email: archives@highlifehighland.com
    Registers/Allocation books complete (ST 1 - DST-N),
    also bound volume of Acts, SR&Os and Circulars 1903-18
Kithead Trust
    Card index to 1947

KINCARDINE
Kithead Trust
    Card index to 1947

KINROSS
Perth & Kinross Council Archive, AK Bell Library, York Place, PERTH, PH2 8EP
           (01738 477012)
    Registers 1904-1953 (SV 1 - SV 1952)
      (An abstract of these registers covering the 1904-1920 period may be found
          on the Friends of the Dundee City Archives website www.fdca.org.uk)

KIRKCALDY    All records destroyed

KIRKCUDBRIGHT
Dumfries Archives Centre, 33 Burns St, Dumfries, DG1 2PS. (01387 269254)   
    Registers complete 1903-1976 (SW 1 - OSW-N) including GIM and HMC  entries.    
    (Prior written application to view required)

LANARK   
Kithead Trust
    Card index to 1947

LEITH
Edinburgh City Archives, City Chambers, High St, Edinburgh, EH1 1YJ  (0131-529 4616)
    Register 1903-1920 (WS 1 - 520)
Kithead Trust
    Card index (only for cars surviving after 1921)

MIDLOTHIAN
Edinburgh City Archives, City Chambers, High St, Edinburgh EH1 1YJ      (0131-529 4616)
    Four registers only, SY 6762 to ASY 209.
   
MORAY
The Moray Council, Local Heritage Centre, Institution Road, Elgin, IV30 1RP  (01343 569011)
       (Closed Wednesdays from October to April)
    Files SO 1 - 7647; record of withdrawn files to SO 9999, file of official circulars.   Held off-site so prior notice required.

MOTHERWELL
Kithead Trust 
    Card index to 1947
       
NAIRN        All records destroyed

ORKNEY
Orkney Library & Archive, 44 Junction Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1AG.      Phone 01856 873166;  Fax 01856 875620;
   e-mail:  archives@orkneylibrary.org.uk
    Registers complete 1904- 1976, HMC register 1909- 1922; vehicle files BS 1 - 6791 (samples only)
Kithead Trust
    Card index in range BS 1 - 6020 (incomplete).

PAISLEY
Kithead Trust
    Card index to 1947

PARTICK
Kithead Trust
    Card index (only for cars surviving after 1921)

PEEBLES    Some records do survive and are in private hands at present.

PERTH
Perth & Kinross Council Archive, AK Bell Library, York Place, Perth, PH2 8EP (01738 477012)
    Register ES 499-736 only.   (An abstract of this register may be found
            on the Friends of Dundee City Archives website www.fdca.org.uk)
Kithead Trust
    Card index ES 1 - AGS 199 (non-voided cards only)

RENFREW
Glasgow City Archives, Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow, G3 7DN   (0141 287 2910)
    Registers HS 1 - DHS 999, plus HMC register.
Kithead Trust
    Card index to 1947   

ROSS & CROMARTY
Highland Archive & Registration Centre, Bught Rd, Inverness, IV3 5SS.  (01463 256422)
    One register only covering SJS-M to TJS-M (March-Sept 1974)
Kithead Trust
    Card index to 1947   

ROXBURGH
Heritage Hub, Kirkstile, Hawick, TD9 0AE (01450 360699)
          E-mail:  archives@scotborders.gov.uk
    Registers KS 1 - 3748 (1903-1927)
Kithead Trust
    Card index to 1947

SELKIRK
Heritage Hub, Kirkstile, Hawick, TD9 0AE (01450 360699)
          E-mail:  archives@scotborders.gov.uk
     Register LS 1530 to LS 7091 (5/1925 - 9/1957)

STIRLING
Stirling Council Archive Service, 5 Borrowmeadow Road, Stirling, FK7 7UW.   (01786 450745)
    Registers MS 1 - 3349 (1903-1921)

SUTHERLAND
Highland Archive & Registration Centre, Bught Rd, Inverness, IV3 5SS.    (01463 256422)
    Registers NS 1 - 1034 (1904-1929)
Kithead Trust
    Card index to 1945  

WEST LOTHIAN
Edinburgh City Archives, City Chambers, High St, Edinburgh, EH1 1YJ     (0131-529 4616)
    Registers SX 1 - 1350, 3751-5878, 9213-9999; ASX 1 - BSX 999)
Kithead Trust
    Card index to SX 3657 only

WIGTOWN
District Museum, 55 George Street, Stranraer, DG9 7JP.  (01776 5088)         
    Registers OS 1 - 1973 (1904 to c.1925/6).
         Note that no dates are shown in the registers after OS 745 (1/1921).
    This material is held in store off-site so prior notice of any visit is required.
   
ZETLAND
Shetland Archives, King Harald St, Lerwick, ZE1 OEQ.     (01595 696247)
    Photocopies of first two registers 1904-20;  incomplete series of files 1921-72.
        It is understood that these records are in course of being digitized.

 
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