The first edition of 'Harris Families and How to Trace Them' was published in 1990, and major advances in research and in availability of source materials since then have made a new edition necessary, both for those with a specific interest in genealogy, and also those with a more general interest in the history of these interesting and beautiful islands off the Atlantic coast of Scotland.
ISBN: 1 872598 04 8
This book, the second of a series on different parishes in the Western Isles, is suitable for those with a specific interest in genealogy, and also those with a more general interest in the history of these interesting and beautiful islands off the Atlantic coast of Scotland.
ISBN: 1 872598 47 1
This book covers the Island of Taransay and the villages of Luskentyre, Seilibost, Horgabost and the Borves. Illustrated with photographs of people and places and maps. Read the rest of this entry »
This volume covers the villages of Scarasta and Northon and the Island of Pabbay in the Sound of Harris. Detailed genealogies of all the families as well as the older history of the areas.
This book, the third of a series on different parishes in Lewis, is suitable for those with a specific interest in genealogy, and also those with a more general interest in the history of these interesting and beautiful islands off the Atlantic coast of Scotland. Read the rest of this entry »
Gives you an expert helping hand in retracing your family’s past.
ISBN: 978-0-00-727874-9 Hardback
This revised and expanded edition includes data on over 220 families, the develompment of surnames, a reading list and a guide for beginners in search of ancestry and family history.
The Kingdom of MacBrayne tells the story of David MacBrayne, his ships and his company, his predecessors, rivals and successors.
Scots Kith and Kin is a compact and comprehensive guide to over 4,000 Scottish family names and their clan affiliations. Whether you are a Highlander curious in your local heritage or a second generation Scot living abroad and piecing together your origins, this book will enable you to track down your roots. Whether you are an Abbott or a Yuill the easy-to-use book will enable you to find:
Where and when your surname originated
The clan to which you belong
The history of your clan
It is also a fascinating key to understanding all the other names which you may be heir to and features a fold-out colour map of Scotland showing the homelands of the clans and illustrating significant events in Scottish history.
A Register of Emigrant Families from the Western Isles of Scotland to the Prairie Provinces of Canada
Includes information on emigrants to Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba including the Killarney, Saltcoats, Wapella and Clandonald settlements from Lewis, Harris the Uists, Benbecula and Barra. Read the rest of this entry »
Register of Emigrants from Barvas Parish (including Ness) on the Isle of Lewis, giving details of over 300 emigrant families. Listed by destination. 101 pages.
ISBN: 1 872598 38 2
This book documents the history and the families of Taobh Loch Reusort, Mealasta, Breanais, Islibhig, Mangurstadh with rentals from the Seaforth Estate Papers and Ordnance Survey and Lewis Estate Maps.
Detailed account of the crofts and the people of these villages from pre-crofting
to the present. Maps and Old Rentals.
Listed by destination. This volume gives details of over 300 emigrant families whose destination has been discovered, in addition to over 100 other families who are known to have left Harris, but whose destination is as yet unknown. 87 pages.
ISBN: 1 872598 10 2