Searching for Robert Burns on Scotland’s land and property registers

January 25 marks one of the key dates in the calendar of every Scot around the world: Burns Night. As we toast the national bard, we’ve delved back into our archives to find some more references to Burns, from his birthplace to the history of properties he stayed in, told through our sasine and land registers. Burns Cottage, Alloway The most obvious place to start … Continue reading Searching for Robert Burns on Scotland’s land and property registers

User stories | The Knowledge Base by Rebecca MacLeod, Anderson Strathern

Our latest user story blog post is by Rebecca MacLeod, Solicitor at Anderson Strathern. In this blog, Rebecca talks about the functions and guidance within our Knowledge Base.  The Knowledge Base went live in mid-2017. In the beginning, the cupboard was rather bare; now it is replete and well worth repeated visits. I have been looking through it recently, partly with a number of general questions in mind. They … Continue reading User stories | The Knowledge Base by Rebecca MacLeod, Anderson Strathern

Message from the Keeper: July 2018

Following an event-packed June, marked by close collaboration and open conversation with stakeholders, we’ve continued this theme throughout July as well. Maximising our data potential This month I’ve had both internal and external meetings around our data and how we hold, analyse and release it. This concept begins with the 20 registers we hold, and is followed by how RoS as an organisation takes that … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: July 2018

Updated land registration application form: Transition period ends

As you may already be aware, in March 2018 we introduced an enhanced and improved version of our land registration application form (LRAF). We’ve had positive feedback on this form, which has been designed with input from customers. Over the past three months, as discussed on our blog and social channels, we’ve been in the transition period for the new form, but the end of … Continue reading Updated land registration application form: Transition period ends

Our updated land registration application form: One month in and what’s next

It’s been just over a month since we officially implemented our enhanced land registration application form. We’re now in the three month transition period, and wanted to highlight some potential questions customers might have. What are the changes to the application form? For a full and detailed overview of the changes, see our earlier blog post. We’ve also updated the guidance on our Knowledge Base … Continue reading Our updated land registration application form: One month in and what’s next