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This is a list of some of the history and genealogy books in my collection - mail me if you would like me to look something up and quote the ref# on the right.

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Surnames, Families, Literature, Honours and Biographical History of the People of Scotland

William Anderson A. Fullarton and Co., Edinburgh

Three Volumes - 750pp each volume


1946 The Surnames of Scotland

Their Origin, Meaning, and History

George F. Black, Ph.D 1993, Edition - Birlinn Ltd, Edinburgh 0002
1832 Genealogy of the existing British Peerage, with brief sketches of the Family Histories of the Nobility Edmund Lodge, Esq.

Norry King of Arms

Saunders and Otley, London 0003
1822 Debretts Peerage (Vol 1 only)

The Peerage of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

John Debrett G. Woodfall, London 0004
1829 Debretts Peerage ( Vol 1 and 2)

The Peerage of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

John Debrett G. Woodfall, London 0005
1786 A Political Index to the Histories of Great Britain and Ireland, or,

A Complete Register of the Hereditary Honours, Public Offices, and Persons in Office, from the earliest period to the present time.

Robert Beatson, Esq. Edinburgh 0006
1817 History of Stirlingshire

Second Edition, corrected, and brought down to the present time by the Rev. William Macgregor Stirling, Minister of Port. (note; the first edition was 1777)

by the Rev William Nimmo, minister of Bothkennar Printed by John Fraser, Stirling for

Andrew Bean, Bookseller, Stirling

1842 The Statistical Account of Stirlingshire

(commonly called the "New Statistical Account")

the Ministers of the respective parishes William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London 0008
1791-99 The Statistical Account of Scotland -

Vol. III - the Eastern Borders, Berwickshire, Roxburghshire, Selkirkshire, Peeblesshire

(commonly called the "Old or First Statistical Account")

Edited by Sir John Sinclair EP Publishing Ltd - 1979 0009
1845 The Statistical Account of Scotland -

Vol. X- Perth

the Ministers of the respective parishes William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London 0010
1881 Haydn's Dictionary of Dates

and Universal Information

Benjamin Vincent London 0011
1963 Stirlingshire - an Inventory of the Ancient Monuments


The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland HMSO, Edinburgh 0012
1900 Aberdeen and Banff

County Histories of Scotland 

by William Watt

with acknowledgement to Alexander Allardyce

William Blackwood and Sons 0013
1966 The Third Statistical Account of Scotland

Counties of Stirling and Clackmannan
the Ministers of the respective parishes Colins 0014
1989 The Original Scots Colonists
of Early America 1612 - 1783
by David Dobson Genealogical Publishing co. 0015
1857 re-printed Records of the Colony of
New Plymouth in New England
Miscellaneous Records 1633-1689
Edited by

Nathaniel B Shurtleff, MD.

Boston press of William White 0016
1990 Stirling, the Royal Burgh
Craig Mair John Donald Publishers 0017
Industries of Stirling and District Eneas Mackay and 
John Jamieson
Stirling County Libraries 0018
2000 Scottish Surnames
Donald Whyte Birlinn 0019
1976 Scottish Place-Names
WFH Nicolaisen Batsford 0020
1996 Falkirk or Paradise
The battle of Falkirk Muir 17 Jan 1746
Geoff B. Bailey John Donald Publishers 0021
1994 The Life and Times of Falkirk
Ian Scott John Donald Publishers 0022
199? Falkirk and District
an Illustrated Architectural guide
Richard Jacques The Rutland Press 0023
1998 Where Iron runs Like Water!

A new History of Carron Iron Works 1759- 1982

Brian Watters John Donald Publishers 0024
2000 Carrongrove
200 years of Papermaking
Argyll Publishing 0025
2000 The Royal National Hospital 140 years Guthrie Hutton Forth Valley Primary Care NHS Trust 0026
2001 Gargunnock
Parish, Village and Gust House
Ian McCallum Ian McCallum 0027

Tom Paterson (last updated 15 Jan 2018)