History & Genealogy

Visit the website of the Ballater Local History Group! The ‘BLHG’ is also on Facebook.

Are you researching your family history? Please email your queries to info@ballatercommunity.com .

Local Authors – visit Ballater Library for details.


Visitors to the area past, present and future hopefully will also find this site to be interesting and even, dare we hope…fun! If there is anything that you would like to see on this site, please send an email and we’ll do our best to see that updates are made as soon as possible.


There is a sign at the Ballater Library: “If we don’t know, we know who does.” This site is dedicated to Ballater and those who care about this community.

Scotlands People: Census Street Lists have been added to the site for all census years. These free-to-view books are an excellent research tool.


This site is meant to be the best source of information about Ballater for residents and also visitors to Ballater and the surrounding area. Please help by sending any information or asking any questions about Ballater History.