Survey of Scottish Witchcraft, 1563-1736

This electronic resource for the history of witchcraft and witch-hunting in Scotland is divided into two parts, an interactive database, and supporting web pages. The searchable database contains all people known to have been accused of witchcraft in Scotland between 1563 and 1736. Information includes: where and when they were accused; how they were tried; what their fate was; and on a wide range of themes relating to social and cultural history. Data can also be shown using interactive graphs and maps or downloaded for detailed analysis in MS Access.

Spatial Coverage: 
Scotland
Format: 

MS Access

Data Access: 

Freely available data on internet. Dataset also available to download from the UK Data Archive.