Links to other history web sites (especially in Ayrshire)

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Alloway and Doonfoot Community Association

Alloway and Doonfoot Community Association and Community Council site.

Alloway Church

Information on Alloway Kirk and the new church and local area

Ancestry Images

A free image resource for historians, genealogists and anyone undertaking family history, ancestry or local history research. The site now contains over 12,500 images of old and antique prints, maps and portraits, dating from the 17th century but mostly from the later 18th century and 19th century.

Antique Prints

A commercial company selling original antique prints and engravings (not modern copies). The site has a great number of beautiful engravings online.

Ayrshire Archives Online

South Ayrshire Council centre the acts as both a repository for the current and historic records of South Ayrshire

Ayrshire History

Excellent range of information on Ayrshire History

Ayrshire Villages

Local website for the Ayrshire villages of Sorn, Mauchline, Catrine, Muirkirk, Glenbuck and Failford.
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Burns National Heritage Park

Site for the NTS managed Burns National Heritage Park in Alloway, birthplace of Robert Burns.
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Culzean Castle - by Andrew Jones

General information on Culzean

Culzean Castle - Channel 4s Extreme Archaeology on the caves

Study of the caves under Culzean

Culzean Castle - Image Library

A single but beautiful photo of Culzean

Culzean Castle - TourUK

Some useful information on the castle

Culzean Castle - UK Heritage

Some useful information on the castle

Culzean Experience

This is the OFFICIAL site for Culzean Castle and Country Park.
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Dailly Community Website

Excellent site of information on Dailly and the local area and history

Dalquharran Castle

Contains resources related to Dalquharran Castle including many photographs.
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Friends of Culzean

A separate charity that supports the magnificant Culzean Castle and Country Park.
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Girvan Online Community Website

Excellent Girvan community website - local information and history

Greenan Castle - The Chatelaines Scottish Castles

Some useful information on Greenan castle
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Historic Scotland

Main Historic Scotland site
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Largs Online

Official site of Largs and Millport Information Bureau.
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Mauchline Village

Mauchline village website with lots of information on local interest and facilities.

Mauchline Ware Collectors Club

If you are a collector of Mauchline ware you may well want to join this club - this site will give you membership details.

Maybole Home Page

Excellent and extensive community website for Maybole information and history

Muirkirk Community Website

Lots of information about Muirkirk, its history, local walks and local genealogy. A village with a fabulous industrial and covenanters history.
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National Library of Scotland

The superb National Library of Scotland site with the online digital library, online catalogues and best of all the digitised antique map section - There is a separate link below for the maps.

National Library of Scotland - Digitised Maps

Link to the NLS digital map section

National Museums of Scotland

Details all the museums in Scotland - now you know what to do this weekend!

National Trust for Scotland

National Trust for Scotland website - Check out what site to visit next.

National Trust for Scotland - Glasgow Members Centre

Programme of events and lots more for Glasgow members

National Trust for Scotland - Local Centres Website

Gives programmes, events and contact details for all 36 NTS local and friends centres.

New Cumnock

History of the parish of New Cumnock.

New Cumnock - Now and Then

A tribute to the people of New Cumnock past and present.
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RailScot - Railway History by Ewan Crawford

This website presents a history of Scotland's railways. Excellent!

Resources - ERS Guide to History Resources

Education Resource Service, links and lots of historical resources

Robert Burns - A Tribute to Scotlands National Bard

Excellent Robert Burns site - lots of information

Robert Burns - Bicentenary Exhibition - G. Ross Roy Collection

A Bicentenary Exhibition from the G. Ross Roy Collection

Robert Burns - Electric Scotland

Lots of information about Robert Burns

Robert Burns - National Library of Scotland

Extensive article on the life of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - The Official Robert Burns Site

Masses of information on Robert Burns

Robert Burns - The Robert Burns Federation

Masses of information on Robert Burns

Robert the Bruce - The Bruce Trust

Major Robert the Bruce information site
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Scottish Engravings

An excellent site allowing you to view a collection of several hundred engravings and lithographs catalogued in various ways.
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Turnberry Castle - Maybole Home Page

Excellent reconstructed pictures of Turnberry Castle and othr information on the Maybole community site

 


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