Scotland

Scotland

Electric Scotland [website] – eclectic and extensive collection of articles, histories, pictures, public domain books. Browse using the table of contents or use the customized Google search engine. http://www.electricscotland.com/

Royal Commission of the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Exploring Scotland’s Places [database] http://www.rcahms.gov.uk/

Scottish Register of Tartans [website] https://www.tartanregister.gov.uk

St Andrews Institute of Scottish Historical Research, Scotland and the Flemish People [website and blog] https://flemish.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk/ — “The overall aim of the Project is to provide an accessible overview of the impact of the Flemish people on Scotland and the historical interactions between Scotland and Flanders (the Low Countries or modern-day Belgium).”

Life in Scotland

Leneman, Leah. A Social History of the Atholl Estates 1685-1785. Edinburgh. 1986. May download pdf of the original thesis from http://download166.anusbooks.org/pdf/living-in-atholl-a-social-history-of-the-estates-1685-1785_1mu6ek.pdf

Atholl, John James Hugh Henry Stewart, Duke of, et al. Chronicles of the Atholl and Tullibardine Families, Edinburgh: Ballantyne Press,  1908. Five volumes. Volumes 1 to 4 are digitized at the Internet Archive – https://archive.org/search.php?query=Chronicles%20of%20the%20Families%20of%20Atholl%20and%20Tullibardine

Volume 2 has the “Roll of the Duke of Atholl’s Fencible Men 1705-1706” starting at page 512.

The New (Second) Statistical Account of Scotland (1834-45),  W. Blackwood and Sons. Volumes published between 1838-1845.  Volume 19 (1838)  contained parishes of Perthshire.  Full text is of these volumes is available through Statistical Accounts of Scotland Online, Electric Scotland, Internet Archive, and Google Books.

Buckingham, William., Ross, Sir George William. The Hon. Alexander Mackenzie, his life and times. Rose Pub Co. Toronto (1892)  Available at https://books.google.com/books/reader?id=zTMzAQAAIAAJ&

Emigration

Marjorie P. Kohli at University of Waterloo, Immigrants to Canada: Emigration Information of the Nineteenth Century, (2010) https://personal.uwaterloo.ca/marj/genealogy/thevoyage.html — Contains voyage accounts, emigration information, lists of ships sailing to Canada, information on the ports, and on the people.

Scots Abroad: Scots in North America, National Library of Scotland [database] http://www.nls.uk/catalogues/online/scots-abroad/sna/index.cfm —  “This database contains published accounts of visits to North America by Scots, ranging from the late 17th to the late 20th centuries. ”

Books

Campey, Lucille H. An Unstoppable Force: The Scottish Exodus to Canada.  Toronto: Natural Heritage Books (2008) — https://www.amazon.ca/Unstoppable-Force-Scottish-Exodus-Canada/dp/1550028111/

Hunter, James. A Dance Called America: The Scottish Highlands, the United States and Canada. Hushion House (1995)  — https://www.amazon.ca/Dance-Called-America-Scottish-Highlands/dp/1851588078

 

[Updated 14 May 2018]

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