Celtic legend Jock Stein’s beginning certificates to go surfing for first time

The beginning information of legendary Celtic and Scotland boss Jock Stein have now been made publicly obtainable to view online for the very first time.

The Hoops made historical past in 1967 after they grew to become the primary British membership to win the European Cup with Stein on the helm and he additionally lead the membership to 10 league titles

The icon of soccer was born on October 5, 1922 in Hamilton. His father was a coal miner named George Stein and his mom was Jane Armstrong.

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Legendary Celtic manager Jock Stein proudly shows off his trophy haul in March 1972
Legendary Celtic supervisor Jock Stein proudly exhibits off his trophy haul in March 1972

He handed away in 1985 after struggling a coronary heart assault within the dugout throughout Scotland’s 1986 World Cup play-off towards Wales in Cardiff.

Stein is simply one of many many names which have their beginning certificates scanned with births from 1922, marriages recorded in 1947 and demise entries from 1972 being made obtainable on-line by the Nationwide Data of Scotland.

Jock Stein's birth certificate
Jock Stein’s beginning certificates

The notable demise of Whisky Galore! writer Compton Mackenzie can be availble to view on the web site as is the wedding certificates of Captain Oscar Linda, who helped Polish ex-servicemen alter to life within the UK, and Girl Isobel Blunt-Mackenzie, who was a well-travelled author.

Till now, these information would have solely been obtainable to individuals visiting an NRS constructing, a household historical past centre or by ordering a duplicate by submit.

Veronica Schreuder, Archivist at Nationwide Data of Scotland, mentioned: “The discharge of recent information on ScotlandsPeople is at all times thrilling for researchers and the beginning, marriage and demise information now added to the location will assist many individuals discover out extra about their household historical past.

“Annually’s information comprise a wealth of knowledge for these simply beginning to map out their household tree and for these looking for to department out their understanding, from the consolation of their very own properties.”


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