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Scotland Bibliography & Biography

Please note, there is a degree of subject cross-pollination in these groupings. In our type of research this is - to an extent - inevitable.

Bibliography - Biography

  • "A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen" Robert Chambers : first published in 1835 at London.
  • "A Biographical Dictionary of Dark Age Britain: England, Scotland and Wales from C500-c1050" Ann Williams, Alfred Smyth, David Kirby : (June, 1991). Lists the people of note and influence in Britain between 500 AD to 1500 AD. It begins with the period of settlement of Britain in 600 AD and continues to give an account of successive battles and invasions in Britain.
  • "A Dictionary of Scottish emigrants into England & Wales" : Manchester : The Society, c1984 (1985 printing).
  • "A History of Scotland and Guide to tracing convicts and immigrants who came from Scotland" : Silverdale, N.S.W. : James McClelland Research ; Glenbrook, N.S.W. : Keith Ainsworth distributor, 1981.
  • "Notes on the Scottish family of Playfair" Arthur Grace Playfair : [place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1906 (Tunbridge Wells : Baldwin) 44 p., 9 folded leaves of plates : geneal. tables.
  • "Anderson families of Westertown and the North East of Scotland, their descendants and related families with armorial bearings and historical notes on contemporary events" Anderson, Michael A. (Michael Arthur), 1928 : Chichester, Sussex : Phillimore, 1984. xiii, 176 p., 12 p. of plates : ill., geneal. tables.
  • "The Scottish nation" Anderson, William, 1805-1866. : Edinburgh etc. A. Fullarton & co. 1859-63. 3 v. in 9. fronts., illus., ports., coats of arms.
  • "The Antrim McDonnells" Antrim, Angela Christina Sykes McDonnell, Countess of, : (1911) Belfast : Ulster Television Ltd., 1977. 64 p. : ill.
  • "The Beatons : a medical kindred in the classical Gaelic tradition" Bannerman, John. : Edinburgh : J. Donald Publishers ; Atlantic Highlands, NJ : Exclusive distribution in the United States of America and Canada by Humanities Press, c1986. xii, 161 p. : ill.
  • "The Leslie line : ancestors of five Leslie brothers" Barrett, Ruth Leslie : Windom, TX (Route 1, Box 26, Windom 75492) : R.L. Barrett, 1990. 171 p. : ill.
  • "MacRoots : how to trace your Scottish ancestors" Bede, Tim. : Edinburgh : Macdonald, c1982. 75 p. : ill.
  • "A Benzies inheritance, 1260-1695" Benzies, Frank : Coupar Angus : Culross, 1977 iii-xiv, 128 p., 9 leaves of plates : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. (chiefly col.).
  • "The MacAlisters" Berry, Brian Joe Lobley, 1934 : United States? : [publisher not identified], 1990? 7 p. : map.
  • "The story of the Beveridge families of England and Scotland" Beveridge, Sidney A. (Sidney Alexander), b. 1871 : Melbourne, Vic. : McLaren & Co., 1923. 320 p. : ill., maps.
  • "The Blair memorial : written by, about, and for Blairs and their relations" Blair, Bob, 1929 : 3rd ed. Bowie, Md. : Heritage Books, 1991. v, 214 p.
  • "Key to the parochial registers of Scotland from earliest times through 1854" Bloxham, V. Ben : 2nd ed. Provo, Utah : Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979, c1970. vi, 212 p.
  • "The Borthwick family : a history and genealogy of the family of Borthwick, chiefly in Scotland and America" Borthwick, Halsey M., 1880-1909 : Cornwallville, N.Y. : W. S. Borthwick, 1936? 148 p., 5 leaves of plates : ill.
  • "Genealogical notes anent some ancient Scottish families" Broun-Morison, John Broun, 1840-1912 : Perth, Priv. print., by J. Y. Nicoll, 1884. 3 p. l., 186 p. front. (facsim.).
  • "The Brownlees of Scotland" Brownlee, Janet Lourie. : [place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1967? 10 p.
  • "An inquiry into the genealogy and present state of ancient Scottish surnames: with the origin and descent of the Highland clans; and family of Buchanan." Buchanan, William, d. 1747 : 2d ed.? Edinburgh, Printed and sold by W. Auld, 1775.
  • "An inquiry into the genealogy and present state of ancient Scottish surnames" Buchanan, William, d. 1747 : Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms International, 1979.
  • "O valiant hearts : a genealogy and pictorial record of the Dickson-Turnbull-Lyon heritage of Shirley Jean Dickson" Butz, John Newton, 1951 : Brooklyn, N.Y. (135 Eastern Pky. 6-L, Brooklyn 11238) : J.N. Butz, 1986. 223 p. : ill., ports.
  • "Clans and families of Ireland and Scotland : an ethnography of the Gael, A.D. 500-1750" Cairney, C. Thomas, 1958 : Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c1989. xii, 210 p. : ill.
  • "Our Scotch blood : the ancestors and descendants of William Davidson and Janet Mitchell" Carson, Betty Jean Davidson, 1953 : [place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1979? 76 leaves : ill.
  • "Chambers Scottish biographical dictionary" edited by Rosemary Goring and published at Edinburgh by Chambers in 1992 (468 pages).
  • "Clan Donald roll of honour, 1914-1918" : with short history of the clan from the time of Somerled until the extinction of the clan system after the rising of 1745. Glasgow : Clan Donald Roll of Honour Committee, 1931. 360 p.
  • "Clan Gillean (the MacLeans" London : Clan MacLean Association, London and District Branch, 1954. 68 p., iv p. of plates : ill. (some col.).
  • "The fighting Cochranes : a scottish clan over six hundred years of naval and military history" Cochrane, Alexander, 1904 : London : Quiller Press, c1983. 469 p., 24 p. of plates : ill., ports.
  • "Searching for Scottish ancestors" Coppage, A. Maxim, 1915 : Utica, KY : McDowell Publications, c1983. 149 p. : ill.
  • "A family of Thomsons : Kilwinning, Edinburgh, Aberdeenshire, Kent" Corbett, Margot : England? : M. Corbett, 1989 vi, 119 p. : ill.
  • "The history of the McVannel clan" Crawford, Kenneth, 1932 : 2nd ed. Leek, England : K. and J. Crawford, 1981. 55 p., 23 leaves of plates : ill., geneal. tables, ports.
  • "A Darroch family in Scotland and in Canada" Darroch, Frank. : Harriston, Ontario (Box 612, Harriston NOG 1ZO) : F. Darroch, 1974. 108 p. : ill.
  • "The marriage that did succeed for Mary, Queen of Scots" Deppa, James Walter, 1908 : Gaithersburg, Md. : Ironwood Press, c1990. xii, 319 p. : ill.
  • "North east roots : a guide to sources" Diack, H. Lesley : 2nd ed. Scotland : H.L. Diack, 1990. 44 p. : ill.
  • "Dictionary of National Biography" published since 1885 and also on CD-ROM. The latest edition, the Oxford DNB published 2004 is available online. Searches are free, detail biographies can be obtained by paying, but many libraries have subscriptions which can often be used by library card holders from their home computers.
  • "Scottish-American heirs, 1683-1883" Dobson, David. : Baltimore, MD : Genealogical Pub. Co., c1990. 165 p.
  • "Scottish-American wills, 1650-1900" Dobson, David. : Baltimore, MD : Genealogical Pub. Co., c1991. 137 p.
  • "The Duffie family of Edinburgh and New York" Duffie, Patricia Ellerton, 1925 : Madison, Wis. : Dorsett, 1983. 368 p. : ill.
  • "The clan Mackenzie : independence in the north" Dunlop, Jean. : Edinburgh : Johnston & Bacon, 1953. 30 p., 4 p. of plates : ill. (some col.).
  • "Scottish family histories; a list of books for consultation in the Reference Library, George IV Bridge" Edinburgh. Public Library Edinburgh 1951. 40 p.
  • "The origin of Clan MacArthur" English, Mary Shelton McArthur : [place of publication not identified] : M.S.M. English, 1983 28 p., 1 folded leaf of plates : ill.
  • "Census pages and old parochial registers on microfilm : a directory of public library holdings in the West of Scotland" Escott, Anne : Rev. ed. Glasgow : Glasgow District Libraries, Publications Board, 1986. 64 p. : maps.
  • "Census pages and old parochial registers on microfilm : a directory of public library holdings in the west of Scotland" Escott, Anne : 2nd ed. Glasgow : Glasgow District Libraries, Publication Board, 1983. 47 p. : maps.
  • "Index of the descendants of William Ewing of Stirling, Scotland, in the United States, 1695-1990" Ewing, E. S. (Ellsworth Samuel), 1908 : Madison, IN (315 W. 3rd St., Madison 47250) : E.S. Ewing, 1990. 1 case : geneal. tables.
  • "Records of a family of "Andersons" of Peterhead and their connections" Ferguson, Agnes Donald, b. 1863 Morcombelake, Dorset, England : A.D. Ferguson & C.F. Anderson, 1936 121 leaves.
  • "Scottish family histories" Ferguson, Joan P. S. Edinburgh : National Library of Scotland, 1986. xii, 254 p.
  • "Scottish family histories held in Scottish libraries" Ferguson, Joan P. S. Edinburgh, Scottish Central Library, 1960. xii, 194 pp.
  • "Lowland lairds" Fergusson, James, Sir, 1904 Essays London, Faber and Faber 1949 188 p. plates, ports.
  • "The Fergussons : their lowland and highland branches" Fergusson, James, Sir, 1904 : Edinburg : Johnston & Bacon, 1973 32 p., 3 p. of plates : coats of arms, map (some col.).
  • "The Scots men-at-arms and life-guards in France" Forbes-Leith, William, 1833 Edinburgh, W. Paterson, 1882. 2 v. fronts., illus., plates (partly double) facsim.
  • "Forsythe, a Texas clan" Forsythe, Donald Forbes, 1936 : Manchaca, Tex. (P.O. Box 866, Manchaca 78652) : Gryphon Associates, 1990. 1 v. (various pagings) : ill., maps.
  • "The Hannays of Sorbie" Francis, Stewart. : Revised and extended ed.. Edinburgh : Clan Hannay Society, 1977. 8, 379 p. : ill., coats of arms, facsims., geneal. tables, plan, port.
  • "Genealogical research in Scotland at the New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland" Burbank, CA (P.O. Box 4377, Burbank 91503) : Southern California Genealogical Society, 1989 1 v. (unpaged).
  • "In search of Hamish McBagpipes : a concise guide to Scottish genealogy" Goldie, Douglas Bruce. : Bowie, Md. : Heritage Books, 1992. 116 p.
  • "Grahams of noble heritage and descendants, (Scotland, England, and America)" Graham, Joe C. (Joe Clifford), 1918 : Dora, Ala. : J.C. Graham, c1992 v, 498 p. : ill.
  • "The Maxwells of Scotland and the allied families of Allan, Addison, Phillips, Cowie & Laurie" Graham, Ruth Maxwell, 1926 : Arlington, Va. : R.M. Graham, c1982. xxvi, 306 p., 3 leaves of plates : ill.
  • "comp. Index to genealogies, birthbriefs and funeral escutcheons recorded in the Lyon office" Grant, Francis James, 1863 Edinburgh, Printed for the Society by J. Skinner & company, 1908. 2 p.l., 58 p.
  • "The Campbells of Argyll" Grant, Neil : London : F. Watts, 1975. 96 p. : ill., coat of arms, facsim., geneal. table, maps, plans, ports.
  • "The gallant Grahams of Canada : Carleton County" Graupner, John Graham, 1932 : Bloomfield Hills, Mi. : J.G. Graupner, c1990. viii, 680 p. : ill. (some col.).
  • "Skibo, its lairds and history" Gray, Peter Edinburgh and London, Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier, 1906. 118 p. incl. front.
  • "A Haig family history" Haig, William Alexander, 1887 : Milwaukee : Haig, c1975. 32 p. : ill.
  • "In search of Scottish ancestry" Hamilton-Edwards, Gerald Kenneth Savery, 1906 : 2nd ed. Chichester, Sussex, England : Phillimore, 1983. ix, 252 p. : ill.
  • "In search of Scottish ancestry " Hamilton-Edwards, Gerald Kenneth Savery, 1906 Chichester, Phillimore, 1972. viii, 252 p. illus., facsims., geneal. tables, map.
  • "In search of Scottish ancestry" Hamilton-Edwards, Gerald Kenneth Savery, 1906 Baltimore, Genealogical Pub. Co., 1972. viii, 252 p. illus.
  • "Blairs of Drummond, Robert Blair and Rebecca Jane Forrester : their descendants for six generations in Canada and U.S.A." Hawkins, Mildred Blair. : Albany, OR, U.S.A. (3155 15th Ave., SE, Albany 97321) : M.B. Hawkins, 1985 343 p. : ill.
  • "Some of the ancestors and descendants of John Hean, 1787-1833, bookseller in Dundee, Scotland" Heimbaugh, Hays M. (Hays Malcolm) : San Diego, Calif., U.S.A. (16665 San Tomas Dr., San Diego 92128) : H.M. Heimbaugh, 1986 48 p. : ill. (some col.).
  • "Bradfute beginnings : the story of the ancestors and descendants of Robert Bradfute, (1749-1816?) of Scotland and Virginia" Heizer, Ruth Bradfute, 1933 : Baltimore : Gateway Press ; Georgetown, Ky. : Book orders to R.B. Heizer, 1988. x, 383 p. : ill.
  • "Of Keith & kin" Henderson, Marion Elizabeth Freeman, 1918 Charlotte, N.C. (5415 Wedgewood Dr., Charlotte 28210) : M.E.F. Henderson, c1987 vi, 162 p., 2 leaves of plates : ill.
  • "Three brothers from Drumalea : a history of the Drumalea, Scotland branch of the Hunter family" Hunter, David Clarence. : [place of publication not identified] : D.C. Hunter, 1970. xi, 195 p. : ill. (some col.).
  • "The tartans of the clans and families of Scotland" Innes of Learney, Thomas, Sir, 1893-1971 8th ed. Edinburgh, Johnston and Bacon, 1971. iv, 300 p., 2 plates. illus. (chiefly col.), coats of arms, ports.
  • "The tartans of the clans and families of Scotland" Innes of Learney, Thomas, Sir, 1893-1971 5th ed. Edinburgh, W. & A.K. Johnston, 1950. iv, 300 p. illus. (part col.
  • "The tartans of the clans and families of Scotland" Innes, Thomas, 1893 Edinburgh and London, W. & A. K. Johnston, limited, 1938. iv, 296 p. front. (port.) illus. (part col.; incl. coats of arms) col. plates.
  • "The tartans of the clans and families of Scotland" Innes, Thomas, Sir, 1893 4th ed. Edinburgh, W. & A. K. Johnston, 1949. iv, 300 p. illus. (part col.) port.
  • "The Irvings, Irwins, Irvines, or Erinveines: or any other spelling of the name: an old Scots Border clan" Irving, John Beaufin, 1844 Aberdeen, Printed and published for the author by the Rosemount press, 1907. x p., 1 l., 295, 1 p. front., plates (partly col.) ports., map, f acsims., geneal. tables (partly fold.).
  • "Some account of the family of Smollett of Bonhill : with a series of letters hitherto unpublished written by Tobias Smollett" Irving, Joseph, 1830-1891 : Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms International, 1979 24 p., 5 leaves of plates (4 fold.) : ill.
  • "The Beckey family history : some descendants of Magnus Beckey and Serviah Langley, including family histories of Langley, Adams, Sawtell, and Murphy" Irwin, Ruth Beckey : Decorah, Iowa : Anundsen Pub. Co., 1989. xi, 201 p. : ill.
  • "Scottish roots : a step-by-step guide for ancestor hunters" James, Alwyn. Gretna, La. : Pelican Pub. Co., 1982, c1981. 181 p. : ill.
  • "A genealogical chart of the Alexander-Ramsay-Ramsey family of Scotland & America" Jarnagin, William Spencer : Concord, MA : Walden Press, 1976. 1 sheet : ill.
  • "Hand-list of personal papers from the muniments of the Earl of Crawford and Balcarres deposited in the John Rylands University Library of Manchester" John Rylands University Library of Manchester : Manchester : The Library, 1976. 1, 138 p.
  • "Census records for Scottish families : a survey of census and related records useful in tracing Scottish families at home and abroad" Johnson, Gordon : Aberdeen : Association of Scottish Family History Societies, 1990. 69 p.
  • "The Milnes : from generation to generation" Kapas, Margery A. (Margery Ann), 1930 : Surrey, B.C., Canada : M.A. Kapas, c1984. 571 p. : ill.
  • "Two families of Clarks" Kapas, Margery A. (Margery Ann), 1930 : Surrey, B.C., Canada : M.A.C. Kapas, 1987. 1 v. (unpaged) : ill.
  • "Muirheid family record : a genealogy of some of the descendants of John Muirheid who immigrated from Scotland in 1685" Karr, Nola M., 1923 : Port Tobacco, MD (Rt. 1, Box 1104-MM, Port Tobacco 20677) : N.M. Karr, 1990. xii, 411 p. : ill.
  • "A genealogical history of the name of Kincaid with certain descents" Kincaid, Eugene Davis, 1941 : Uvalde, Tx (243 N. Getty St., Uvalde 78801) : E.D. Kincaid III, c1987. 81, 76 p. : coats of arms.
  • "The Pursifull family tree" Klinker, Kaye : Edgewater, Md. (3459 S. River Terr., Edgewater 21037) : K. Klinker, 1988 21 leaves : ill.
  • "The diary of Mr John Lamont of Newton" Lamont, John, fl. 1649-1671 : Edinburgh, 1830. 4 p.l., v-ix p., 1 l., 230 p., 1 l., xv p. front. (facsim.).
  • "Our Galloway ancestors revisited : a genealogical and historical investigation particularly in the Galloway region of Scotland of all known references to the probable descendants of the Laird of Lamrochton, c. 1400, Cadet of the Cunninghames of Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, the Lords Kilmaurs and Earls of Glencairn : being an account of the following Galloway families, McC lamroch, Landsborough, Landsburgh, and Ayrshire families, Lamrochton, Lamrock, Lambroughton, Lamberton" Landsborough, Drew McClamroch : Thornton Heath : The author, 1978. 3 - 148 p. : ill., coats of arms, facsim., geneal. tables, maps, ports.
  • Lindner, Margaret D. Leslie (Margaret Duncan Leslie), 1923 Sun City Center, FL : M.D.L. Lindner, c1987. viii, 181, 7 p. : ill.
  • "The Law family of Wanlockhead, Scotland, and Northfield, Minnesota, 1812-1986 : allied families, Carlaw, Beckstead, Hunter, Abernethy, Lorimer, Bowler, Rankin, Masson, Taylor, and others" Lindner, Margaret D. Leslie (Margaret Duncan Leslie), 1923 : Ypsilanti, Mich. : Budgate Press ; Empire, Mich. : Available from M.D.L. Lindner, c1986. xii, 231 p. : ill.
  • "Seven centuries : a history of the Lockharts of Lee and Carnwath" Lockhart, Simon Macdonald : Carnwath : The author, 1977. x, 317 p., 12 p. of plates, fold. leaf of plate : ill., geneal. tables, map, ports.
  • "Our Scottish heritage : the Low family" Low, James W. A., 1940 : Toronto, Ont., Canada : J. Low Documentation, c1986. xiv leaves, 291 p. : ill.
  • "Clan Donald" Macdonald, Donald J. : Loanhead Scot. : Macdonald, 1978. xv, 467 p. : ill.
  • "Clan Donald = Clann Domhnaill" MacDonald, Frederick James, 1881 : Bath, Eng. : MacDonald, 196-? folder (2 p.) : coat of arms.
  • "Clan Ewen : some records of its history" MacEwen, R. S. T. : Hythe, Kent, England : Volturna Press, 1979. iv, 46 p. : ill.
  • "James Henry McFadden : a Scottish-American family" MacFadden, Donald L. (Donald Lee), 1926 : Florida? : D.L. MacFadden, 1992. 97 leaves.
  • "Genealogical collections concerning families in Scotland" Macfarlane, Walter, d. 1767 : Edinburgh, Scottish history society, 1900. 2 v.
  • "The brave sons of Skye : containing the military records (compiled from authentic sources) of the leading officers, non-commissioned officers, and private soldiers whom "Eilean a cheo" has produced" MacInnes, John, Lieut.-Col. : London : Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1899. xxiv, 230 p., 30 leaves of plates : ports.
  • "Clan MacIntyre : a journey to the past" MacIntyre, Leslie D. : Bethesda, MD : MacIntyres, 1977. xii, 82 p., 5 leaves of plates (1 fold.) : ill., map.
  • "The Mackenzies of Ballone : revised and extended, and comprising a short treatise on the Tolme Sept., with a genealogical account of the Tolmies of Uiginish, Skye, from family and other documents and works" Mackenzie, Hector Hugh, b. 1867 : Inverness Scotland : Northern Chronicle Office, 1941. viii, 198 p. : ill.
  • "Memoirs of clan Fingon : with family tree" MacKinnon, Donald D. : Tunbridge Wells : L. Hepworth, 1899. 246 p., 2 leaves of plates : ill.
  • "The MacLeods of Arnisdale" MacKinnon, Donald D. : Morgantown? W. Va. : Published by Scotpress for the Clan MacLeod Society USA, 1984. 53 p. : ill.
  • "The clan Mackintosh and the clan Chattan" Mackintosh, Margaret. : New and rev. ed. revised by Lachlan Mackintosh. Loanhead, Midlothian : Macdonald Publishers ; Orange, CA : Distributed by K M Enterprises, c1982. xii, 81 p., 16 p. of plates ill.
  • "Genealogy of Maclean family, Boreray branch" Maclean, Stearne Tighe : United States? : [publisher not identified], between 1968 and 1982 89 p.
  • "The descendants of Alexander McLeod" MacLeod, James B. : United States : Published by Scotpress for the Clan MacLeod Society USA, 1985. 34 p. : ill.
  • "The MacLeods : their history and traditions" MacLeod, R. C. (Roderick Charles), 1852-1934 : Edinburgh : Clan MacLeod Society, 1935? v, 169 p. : ill.
  • "The clan Macmillan : addresses given at the annual gatherings of the Clan Society" Macmillan, Hugh, 1833-1903 : London : Macmillan, 1901. 157 p.
  • "The Andersons of Candacraig, 1581-1985 : following the lines of the 12th Laird Alexander Anderson, his sister Jean Anderson Davie, his brother Arthur Anderson and his brother Adam Gordon Anderson" Manz, Mabel Ann Anderson, 1914 : Austin, Tex. (902 Kirschner Pl., Austin 78758) : M.A. Manz, 1985 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. (some col.).
  • "Scotland, Ireland, North America , a Martin family genealogy" Martin : Springfield, Va. : Nash, c1980. xii, 539 p. : ill.
  • "A guide to the clans and major families of Scotland" Martine, Roderick : Perth : Holmes McDougall, 1977 32 p. : ill.
  • "Lunan's diary Episcopalian congregations at Blairdaff, Aberdeenshire & Kincardineshire, 1729-1769 and Episcopalian congregation at Luthermuir, 1770-1817" Maxwell, A. Strath : Hazlehead, Aberdeen, Scotland : A.S. Maxwell, 1984. 35 leaves.
  • "Scottish Society of Friends, Quakers : register of births, proposal of marriage, marriages, and deaths, 1647-1878" Maxwell, A. Strath : Aberdeen, Scotland : A.S. Maxwell, 1969. 215 leaves.
  • "Some old families: a contribution to the genealogical history of Scotland, with an appendix of illustrative documents" McCall, Hardy Bertram, 1859 : Birmingham, Printed for private circulation, Watson & Ball, 1890. xxvii, 1, 290 p., 1 l., lxiii, 1 p. front., illus., plates, ports., fold. geneal. tables, facsims. (part double) coats of arms.
  • "Clan Maclellan" McClelland, John C. (John Cooper), 1910 : Boca Raton, Fla. : J.C. McClelland ; Maquon, Wis. : R.S. McClelland, c1987. 41, 23, 53 p. : ill.
  • "Genealogy of the family of Maclellan" McClelland, M. A. : Knoxville, Ill. : Republican Print, Establishment, 1882. 21 p.
  • "Peter Campbell and Christian Gilles and their descendants" McCloud, Kathryn : Gooding, Idaho : K. McCloud, c1978. 44 p., 23 leaves of plates : ill., facsims.
  • "Scottish origins : the family of Thomas and Jean Thomson McCrea" McCrea, John Thomas : Miami, Fla., U.S.A. : J.T. McCrea, 1985 117 leaves : ill.
  • "Burn to billabong : Macdonald clansfolk in Australia, 1788-1988" McDonald, Nan : Sydney : Portofino Design Group, 1988 138 p. : ill.
  • "Smedberg, 1869-1953" McIver, Helen Howard : McIver. Fort Worth, Tex. : Juanita Wright Vollintine, 1956 168 p.
  • "Ridge of tears = Druim nan deur" McLennan, Jon G. : Bishop, Calif. (293 Willow St., Bishop 93514) : J.G. McLennan, 1980. 56 p., 3 p. of plates : ill.
  • "Aids to Scottish research" McLeod, Dean L. : Salt Lake City, UT : D.L. McLeod : N.L. Moyes, 1983 vi, 50 leaves.
  • "Macleod heritage and ancestry" McLeod, Martha Norris : Winona, MN. (1151 East Broadway, Winona 55987) : Preferred Press, 1988. xiv, 229 p. : ill.
  • "The clan McNaughton : a history" McNaughton, Duncan. : Edinburgh : Albyn Press, c1977. 87 p., 2 leaves of plates : ill.
  • "From McShenoig to McShannock : a family in three countries, as found in records from Scotland, Canada, U.S.A." McShannock, Robert H. (Robert Harry), 1920 : United States : R.H. McShannock, 1986 33 p.
  • "McShenoig- - McShannon of Southland and Campbeltown : a study of our family" McShannock, Robert H. (Robert Harry), 1920 : United States : R.H. McShannock, 1986 22 p.
  • "In loving memory : a history of the descendants of James and Mary McKie, Tynron, Dumfriesshire" Mee, Anne, 1938 : Christchurch : A. Mee, 1973 101, viii p. : ill., map, ports.
  • "The heirs of Somerled : the historical origins of the MacDougalls and MacDonalds, 1100-1500 : an historical account of the career of Somerled, the Norse Slayer, who claimed the title of King of Argyll and King of the Isles, and of the first ten generations of his descendants, including their involvement in the creation of the country of Scotland" Millett, Stephen M., 1947 : 2nd rev. and enl. ed. Columbus, Ohio : Scottish Lore Press, c1990. v, 55 p. : geneal. tables, map.
  • "Moffat from ancient Scottish days : 800 years of history of the family of Moffat" Moffat, Donald W., 1925 : Adelaide, S. Aust. : D.W. Moffat, 1985 104 p. : ill.
  • "The Moffats" Moffat, Francis, 1915 : Chichester, Sussex : Phillimore, 1987. xiii, 122 p. : ill. (some col.).
  • "Collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions" Monteith, Robert : Glasgow, Pub. by D. Macvean and sold by J. Hopkins, 1851. iv, 369 p. illus.
  • "Collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions" Monteith, Robert : Glasgow, Printed for D. Macvean, 1834. iv, 369 p. front., illus.
  • "Scottish family history" Moody, David. : Baltimore, MD : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1990. 219 p.
  • "Kinsmen and clansmen" Munro, R. W. (Robert William) : London, Johnston & Bacon, 1971. 192 p. col. illus.
  • "A list of works relating to Scotland" New York Public Library : New York The New York public library, 1916. viii, 1233 pp.
  • "Alexander Nisbet's heraldic plates originally intended for his "System of heraldry", lately found in the library of William Eliott Lockhart, esq. of Cleghorn" Nisbet, Alexander, 1657-1725 : Edinburgh, G. Waterston & sons, 1892. lx, 192 p. incl. illus., coats of arms.
  • "History and genealogy of the William Somerville family in Canada, from 1835-1979" Nolan, Harriet Landy, 1923 : North Tonawanda, N.Y. : H.L. Nolan, 1979. 252 p., 1 leaf of plates : ill.
  • "Scottish-American court records, 1733-1783" obson, David. : Baltimore, MD : Genealogical Pub. Co., c1991. 105 p.
  • "Abraham's tribe : the descendants of Abraham and Mary Nivison" Oppenheimer, Jillian. : Walcha, N.S.W. : Ohio Productions, 1989. 79 p. : ill., maps.
  • "Genealogy of Thomas Orcutt (1677), fifth son of William (1618), the first Orcutt in America (1664), to the eleventh generation (1976) : incorporating a brief Urquhart-Urchard-Orcutt history from antiquity" Orcutt, Frederic Scott, 1907 : Blacksburg, Va. : F. S. Orcutt, 1976. 193 p., 6 leaves of plates (4 fold.).
  • "Scottish surnames; a contribution to genealogy" Paterson, James, 1805-1876 : Edinburgh, J. Stillie, 1866. 2 p.l., 86 p. illus., geaneal. tab.
  • "A Fifeshire family : the descendants of John & Thomas Philip of Kirkcaldy" Philip, Peter : Constantia, Cape Province, Republic of South Africa : P. Philip, 1980-1982. 2 v. (160 p.) : ill.
  • "Scottish Hazard" Platts, Beryl. : London : Procter Press, 1985 - v. <1 > : ill.
  • "Pogue/Pollock/Polk genealogy as mirrored in history, from Scotland to Northern Ireland/Ulster, Ohio, and Westward" Pogue, Lloyd Welch : Baltimore : Gateway Press, 1990. xxxvi, 710 p. : ill. (some col.), maps.
  • "Historic heraldic families" Poole, Keith B. : Newton Abbot Eng. : David & Charles, c1975. 168 p. : ill.
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  • "Scotland : a genealogical research guide" : Salt Lake City, Utah (35 N. West Temple St., Salt Lake City 84150) : Genealogical Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, c1987. vi, 61 p. : ill.
  • "Scottish notes and queries" : Aberdeen, D. Wyllie & son etc. 1888-1935 33 v. illus., plates, ports., facsims., tables.
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  • "Beatty, Sellers, and associated families" Sellers, Robert H. (Robert Hamilton), 1917 : Pleasant Ridge, Mich. (1 Fairwood Ave., Pleasant Ridge 48069) : R.H. Sellers, 1988 22 p.
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  • "A history of Clan Shaw" Shaw, C. J. (Charles John), 1899-1978 : Chichester, Sussex : Phillimore, 1983. xvi, 400 p., 20 p. of plates : ill., (geneal. tables).
  • "The Shearers of Glenluce Parish, Wigtownshire, Scotland and allied families, 1730-1990 " Shearer, Edna Starrett, 1910 : Chapel Hill, N.C. : E.S. Shearer, 1990 181 p. : ill., maps.
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  • "The Frasers of Castle Fraser : a Scottish family in the nineteenth century" Smiley, Lavinia, 1919 : Wilton, Salisbury, Wiltshire : M. Russell, 1988. 233 p. : ill.
  • "Christison, 1779-1987 : Scotland to America" Smith, Anita J. Christison (Anita Jeanette), 1935 : Billings, Mont. : A.J.C. Smith, 1987. iii, 229 leaves : ill., maps.
  • "The Taylor millions : James and Elizabeth (Betsy) Taylor of Winton and their descendants" Smith, George A. (George Alexander), 1941 : Invercargill, N.Z. : Taylor Family Committee, 1987 358 p. : ill.
  • "Genealogies of an Aberdeen family" Smith, James, 1855 : Aberdeen, Printed for the University, 1913. x, 148 p. front., illus., plates, ports., fold. plan.
  • "The Bennett-McVicker family history : the ancestors and descendants of Abraham Bennett and his wife, Jane Cairns, and John McVicker and his wife, Agnes Watson, in Scotland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Iowa, and other locations : covering 300 years from 1687 to 1987" Smith, Shirley K. (Shirley Kathleen), 1917 : Decorah, Iowa (108 Washington St., Box 230, Decorah 52101) : Anundsen Pub. Co., 1987. vi, 216, 3 p. : ill.
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Bibliography - Genealogy

  • "Collins Tracing Scottish Ancestors" A.R. Bigwood : (February 2001) With an emphasis firmly on the practical, this handy little book is designed to be used as a reference guide while actually working in record offices and other repositories of genealogical information.
  • "Discover Your Scottish Ancestry, Internet and Traditional Resources" Graham S. Holton, Jack Winch : (July 2003) This guide to tracing your Scottish ancestors combines the traditional methods of researching family history with methods offered by information technology and the Internet.
  • "Epitaphs and Images from Scottish Graveyards" Betty Willsher : (March 1997) This is an illustrated collection of epitaphs divided into sections, such as death, resurrection, the professions and trades, eulogies and epitaphs quaint and curious.
  • "Family Ties In England, Scotland, Wales, & Ireland" : Sources for Genealogical Research: Judith P. Reid (June, 2002).
  • "Geneaologist's Guide to Discovering Your Scottish Ancestors, How to Find and Record Your Unique Heritage" Linda Jones, Paul Milner : (May 2002) This title features the records of an actual family to ilustrate how to use the resources available to genealogists.
  • "Scottish Christian Names: A.to Z.of First Names" Leslie Alan Dunkling : (January 1999) Alphabetical guide to origins and variations of traditional first names used in Scotland.
  • "Scottish Clan and Family Names, Their Arms, Origins and Tartans" , Roddy Martine, Don Pottinger : (April 1992) A guide to the surnames of Scotland. Each entry covers the history, areas of family lands, castles and tartans (ancient and modern) associated with the powerful clans of the Highlands and the great families of the Lowlands.
  • "Scottish Forenames" Donald Whyte : (March 31, 2005) This is the most detailed book available on Scottish forenames, giving origins and meanings for hundreds of names. It also traces the changes in naming patterns over the years, documenting the effects of the Norman Conquest, the Reformation and Royal births, as well as the impact of film stars and sports heroes on the popularity of forenames in modern times.
  • "Scottish Roots, a Step-By-Step Guide for Ancestor-Hunters in Scotland and Elsewhere" Alwyn James : (April 1982) This work tells you how to tap into the fund of information that is available in Scotland in order to track down your Scottish ancestors.
  • "Scottish Roots: Step-by-Step Guide for Ancestor Hunters" Alwyn James : (March 2005) New edition. Who? When? Where? Alwyn James's revised guide to genealogy provides the answers Clear step-by-step instructions and useful advice for tracing your family tree.
  • "Scottish Surnames" David Dorward : (March 2003) With an estimated 90 million people of Scottish descent scattered around the globe, it's not surprising that there is a worldwide interest in Scottish family names. This handy volume is the ideal guide to the rich variety of names found in Scotland.
  • "Scottish Surnames" Donald Whyte : (May 2000) This revised and expanded edition includes data on over 220 families, the development of surnames, a reading list and a guide for beginners in search of ancestry and family history.
  • "Pre-1855 Parish Sources for Family Historians" Alan M. Beattie : (August 1, 2002) Shetland .
  • "The Book of Scottish Names" Iain Zaczek : (January 2001) The rich traditions of Scotland have given us some beautiful and evocative names. This gift book lists the most popular names for both boys and girls, giving their derivations, pronunciations, meanings and the legends associated with them.
  • "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Online Genealogy" McClure : (January, 2002) If you want to learn more about your family, now's the time to start. With the advent of the Internet, there's more information available than ever before, and it's easier to access now than in the good old days of musty libraries and records halls.
  • "The Genealogist's Internet" Peter Christian : (September, 2003) A comprehensive introduction and guide to researching British family history online. It details the major web-based sources of primary data available to family historians.
  • "The Surnames of Scotland" George F. Black : (1996) A book on the origin, meaning and history of Scottish surnames. The core of this work is a listing of over 8000 names, each with a concise history and cross-references.
  • "Tracing Scottish Local History" Cecil Sinclair (Editor) : (December 1994).
  • "Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors (Pocket Guides to Family History)" Simon Fowler : (February 2001) Written by an expert geneaologist, this book guides beginners and experienced family historians alike through often complex historical records.
  • "Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors" : (October, 2003) The Official Guide Scottish Record Office. This is a reference tool for anyone tracing Scottish ancestors. It should provide an authoritative survey of the material held in the Scottish Record Office.
  • "Tracing Your Scottish Ancestry" Kathleen B. Cory, Leslie Hodgson : (May 2004) A practical guide to researching Scottish roots. Packed with information and advice on basic research techniques, essential sources, heraldry, tartans and surnames, this comprehensive manual will assist you on your search.
  • "Your Scottish Ancestry, A Guide for North Americans" Sherry Irvine : (November 1996).

 

Bibliography - Churches

  • "Churches to Visit in Scotland 2004" John R. Hume : (October 2003) The 2004 edition of this superb guide features over 900 abbeys, cathedrals, churches and places of worship throughout Scotland from Haroldswick on Unst to Drummore in the Rhins of Galloway. With over 700 illustrations and compiled from information provided by the churches themselves, this is an essential travelling companion for anyone with an interest in Scotland, its churches, and their history.
  • "Cistercian Abbeys of Britain: Far from the Concourse of Men" David Robinson, Janet Burton, Nicola Coldstream, Glyn Coppack, Richard Fawcett : (September, 1998) The 86 sites include the beautiful ruins of Tintern, Fountains, Rievaulx and Melrose, as well as the home of Sir Francis Drake.
  • "Collins Guide to the Ruined Abbeys of England , Wales and Scotland" Henry Thorold (Photographer) : (July, 1993) This guide to monastic ruins in the British Isles looks at ruins that range from great buildings like Fountains Abbey and Rievaulx to the tiny fragments of obscurer priories.
  • "Historic Scotland: Book of Scottish Abbeys and Priories" Richard Fawcett : (May 1994) This book brings to life not only the most famous examples of Scottish abbeys, but also many lesser known foundations with the help of maps, plans, photographs and reconstructions, pointing out what can still be seen today.
  • "Safe Sanctuaries, Security and Defence in Anglo-Scottish Border Churches 1296-1603" Christopher Brooke : (September 2000) The fortified churches which form a feature of the borderlands between Scotland and England.
  • "Scotland's Stained Glass" Michael Donnelly : (October 1997) A very well-illustrated guide to Scottish stained glass artists beginning with the Victorian Gothic Revival and continuing up to the present day. The definitive book on this subject.
  • "Scottish Medieval Churches" Richard Fawcett : (July 2002) A superb book for lovers of early Scottish churches everywhere. Detailed and comprehensive, Richard Fawcett's book gives a fascinating insigh into the building and detailing of these wonderful buildings: or their remains.
  • "The Archaeology of Churches" Warwick Rodwell : (August 1, 2005) This unrivalled textbook explores the complex history of cathedrals and churches, showing how this can be revealed through the skills of the archaeologist. After 25 years this is still the standard textbook on church archaeology. Nothing comparable has ever been published.
  • "The Cathedrals of Scotland" Peter Galloway : (August 2001) An historical, social, ecclesiastical and highly descriptive study of Scotland's cathedrals, Church of Scotland, Roman Catholic, Scottish Episcopal, Greek Orthodox and derelict, reflecting Scotland's unique heritage.

 

Bibliography - Clans and Tartans

  • "Authenticated tartans of the clans and families of Scotland" Mauchline, W. and A. Smith : 1850 4 p.l., 161 p. lxix col. pl., map.
  • "The clans and tartans of Scotland" Bain, Robert : 5th ed.enlarged and re-edited by Margaret O. MacDougall ; heraldic adviser P. E. Stewart-Blacker ; with a foreword by the Countess of Erroll. Glasgow : Collins, 1976. 320 p. : col. ill., coats of arms, col. maps (on lining papers).
  • "The clans and tartans of Scotland" Bain, Robert : 4th ed. London, Collins 1959 320 p. illus. (part col.) maps (on lining papers).
  • "The clans and tartans of Scotland" Bain, Robert : London, and Glasgow, New York etc. Collins 1938 2 p. l., 11-317, 2 p. illus. (part col.; incl. map).
  • "The clans and tartans of Scotland" Bain, Robert : London, Collins 1954 320 p. illus. (part col.) port., col. maps (on lining papers) coats of arms.
  • "The clans and tartans of Scotland" Bain, Robert : Rev. ed. London, New York, Collins 1949 316 p. col. illus., ports., map.
  • "Clan Boyd (of Scotland)" Boyd, M. J. : Canberra, A.C.T., Australia : M.J. Boyd, 1989 1 v. (various foliations).
  • "Clans and Tartans (Collins Gem) (January 2005)" : The histories of over 100 Scottish clans, together with full-colour illustrations of their tartans. This Collins Gem is being reissued in flexibinding, providing the durability of a hardback with the flexibility of a paperback.
  • "Clans and Tartans" Charles MacLean, David McAllister : (March, 1997) This book is a thumb-nail sketch of the origins of some leading Highland clans, which includes anecdotes from each of their histories. The text is accompanied by colour illustrations of each clan's tartan.
  • "Collins Clans and Tartans Map of Scotland (January 2005)" : One of the relaunched Collins Pictorial Map titles, illustrating Scotland's clans, tartans and family names. Over 140 clans are listed with illustrations of their tartans, cap badges and mottos, and plant badges.
  • "Scottish Clans and Tartans" Neil Grant : (March 2000) The origins of Scotland's clans and of their distinctive dress are wrapped in controversy. Yet their story can be traced back to the middle of the 5th Century and to Ireland where the Scots then lived.
  • "Scottish Clans and Tartans, Souvenir Guide" Alastair Cunningham : (June 2003) This entertaining guide to Scotland's clans and tartans describes the origins of the clans, their hierarchies and customs, and tells of notable clans, clan chiefs and the kings of Scots.
  • "Scottish Clans and Tartans: A Fully Illustrated Guide to Over 140 Clans - Their History, Tartans and Much More" : (March 2000) Neil Grant.
  • "Scottish Tartans in Full Color" James Grant : (April 1992).
  • "Tartans of Scotland" James D. Scarlett : (April, 1997).
  • "The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Tartan" Iain Zaczek : (May 2004).
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