Articles and Stories on Scottish History
This is where we will be posting smaller articles on a range of Scottish historical matters.

    1. Tour through the Western Islands in 1768
      A tour which gives some interesting information on illnesses found in the Western Isles.
    2. Scottish Charms and Amulets
      This is a collection of information under several chapters.
    3. The Scottish Historical Review
      A collection of articles from this publication.
    4. Gaelic Proverbs
      As told to Jeff MacDonald by Jimmy MacKay.
    5. Some wee articles from Canada
      Wee stories of interest from Canada.
    6. Maeshowe Runes
      An article about the Runes of Orkney
    7. Claims of Ireland
      An article on Gaelic by Sharon Gunn
    8. Notes on a Deed by Lady Margaret Douglas
      Background on the Lady and notes on the Deed as at October 1560.
    9. Notes on The Scottish De Quencys of Fawside and Leuchars
      By William W. Ireland, M.D., FSA Scot
    10. Scottish Regiments at the Battle of Worcester
      An interesting article on the battle and on the surname Cone.
    11. Jottings from the records of a Farming society
      Interesting notes that reveal something of farming practices 1803-1814.
    12. Notice of a Seal of James, First Viscount Seafield
      Includes some information on this person, James Ogilvy.
    13. Auld Lang Syne
      Its origin, poetry, and music.
    14. Notes on Newark Castle, Renfrewshire
      Some information on the owners of this castle.
    15. Falkirk Place Names
      Notes on the derivation and meaning of the place-name Falkirk.
    16. The Scottish Expedition in Norway in 1612
      A full account of this expedition.
    17. Notes on the Pigmies Isle
      Some interesting information on the Pigmies Isle at the Butt of Lewis.
    18. The White Head Hunter
      A story of Graham Ogilvy
    19. Nova Scotia Overseas Highland Brigade
      Its formation and history
    20. Wee Snippets of Scottish Information
      From time to time I get wee snippets of historical information so I decided to create a page to hold them.
    21. Surgeons and Barbers
      Notes on the Corporation of Surgeons and Barbers of the City of Edinburgh.
    22. Loch-In-Dorb
      An ancient royal fortress.
    23. Chromosomes Sketch New Outline of British History
      Article from the NY Times
    24. Marguerite Garden
      Honour at last for Scots woman who ‘did her bit’ to help French fighters flee the Nazi occupation.
    25. Barons up in arms as Lord Lyon lays down his writ
      An article by Alastair Robertson
    26. Tolquhon Castle and its Builder
      One of the most interesting of the sixteenth century baronial mansions.
    27. Cromarty
      An interest account of the town of Cromarty.
    28. Sir Walter Scott and the Civil War
      by Lachlan Munro
    29. Clanship and Chiefs Dress and Arms
      From Burkes Peerage & Gentry
    30. The American Fur Trade
      Notes on Scottish connections in the American Fur Trade and an insight into the way of life.
    31. The Leatherneck Magazine
      This was an interesting article in the Leatherneck Magazine about Piping in the U.S. Marines.
    32. The Death of King Coal
      The last miners gala day at Kinglassie.
    33. US Bid to save Gaelic culture from Scots
      Highland games, the Mod, Sir Walter Scot and English blamed for distorting the true picture of the intellectual Gael – By Noel Young.
    34. The Kinlochroag Highland Fold are under threat
      Learn more about this battle to preserve a breed.
    35. The Norse Code
      Proving the link between the Macdonalds, Madougells and MacAlesters
    36. Dead Piper
      Story of ‘dead’ piper’s trip to Canada holds audience spellbound
    37. History of the Murrays, Bedeque, P.E.I.
      By Rev. H. Arthur Murray
    38. They were the Mothers of Florida
      An account of a McLeod family
    39. Battle of The Raith 596 A.D.
      An account of this important battle often overlooked by historians.
    40. Battle of Glen Boultachan
      by David Rorer
    41. Ragman Rolls
      Of 1296 and 1291
    42. Scots and Freemasonry
      By Carson C. Smith, FSA Scot
    43. Heisker/Heisgeir : A Gaelic Site: Then and Now
      By Jim St. Clair from the Oran
    44. The Fiery Young Advocate – John Clerk
      By Alan MacKenzie (.pdf file)
    45. Communion Tokens
      Some information on communion tokens
    46. Forest to Be Restored to Scottish Highlands
      By James Owen
    47. Scots Prisoners sent to Berwick, Maine – 1651
      In November 1650 a number of these prisoners were apparently sent to Boston in the “Unity,” arriving in New England early in 1651
    48. St. Andrew’s Day in the USA
      An account of how St. Andrew’s Day came about in the USA.
    49. The Glenaladale Pioneers
      From the Dalhousie Review Vol 11 (1931-32)
    50. British Immigration before Confederation
      Helen I Gowan, The Canadian Historical Association
    51. The Dream of Lord Nithsdale
      By Charles MacKay taken from Blackwood’s Magazine
    52. The Curse of Glencoe
      By B. Simmons
    53. A Strachan in France
      A letter in French about an old manuscript
    54. Frame by frame: the lost voices from Britain’s urban hell
      An article by Billy Briggs in the March 28 2005 edition of the Herald.
    55. I Heard a Shot Fired
      By John McKay, Chatham Daily Planet, April 22, 1901
    56. To Chatham by Canoe
      By Miss Annie McLeod, Chatham Daily News, April 18, 1941
    57. Wolves and Indians Everywhere
      By Mrs. James McDonald, Chatham Daily Planet, March 5, 1904
    58. One of the Grand Old Men of Kent
      By Robert Stuart Woods, Chatham Daily Planet, February 6, 1904, And Beers’ Biographical Record, 1904
    59. The Hotel Buckhorn
      By Alex McPherson, Chatham Daily News, November 26, 1932
    60. One of the many William Coubroughs in Stirlingshire
      A genealogical article by Anne 
    61. Mosspaul Hotel, Hawick
      By James Edgar
    62. Articles from James Ruickbie
      This is a collection of articles sent in by James Ruickbie.
    63. Newark Castle, St Monans
      Measured Spot Survey
    64. Jim Ferguson
      More than 200 children called Ajax man Dad.
    65. Historic Castles and Houses
      A collection of articles 
      by Andrew at Loyd and Townsend-Rose.
    66. Presentation Revolver
      Given to Cap’t McCullem on Oct 14th, 1787
    67. Ben McConville
      Historic articles by Ben McConville
    68. Governor Troup, or the McIntosh Family
      From The History of Alabama
    69. Athelstaneford
      Home of Scotland’s Flag
    70. Memoir of the Mission of Strathglass
      Prepared by Allan J. Gillis of Ottawa
    71. Albert Campbell Burton Journals
      About the day to day experience of a settler traveling from Waverly, Nebraska to Hayes Center Nebraska to homestead some land
    72. Domestic Servant Advert
      This is an old advert wanting domestic servants from Britain for New Zealand
    73. The smuggler, the exciseman, murder most foul and the BBC
      By Ross N. Hutton
    74. Diary of Simon Morrison
      Our thanks to 
      Bill McDonald for sending this transcription of an account of a voyage from Scotland to Australia in 1854 into us
    75. Winnipeg Robert Burns Club
      Founded in 1907 and is, we are told, the longest, continuously existing Federated Burns Club outside the United Kingdom.
    76. Scotland’s Oil
      Some details of a report done in 1974 which reveals how wealthy Scotland could have been if she had won independence.
    77. Scotland/England migration
      A story of a family moving from Scotland to England
    78. Lieutenant-Colonel John Fordyce
      Of the 74th Highlanders in South Africa
    79. Friends in High Places
      By Kenneth C. Jack
    80. Malcolm D. MacDonald
      An article about his life in the late 1800’s in Scotland and Africa.
    81. St. Andrew’s Society of Baltimore
      200th anniversary newsletter
    82. A journal by three generations of Walker’s
      Sent in by Anita Walker
    83. The Games
      Scottish tradition turned American competition
    84. The Masonic Dollar – Fact or Fiction
      The discussion about the US $ bill and its connection with Freemasonary.
    85. Alex Kindness
      Of Bognell, Banffshire
    86. The Scots Independent Newspaper
      February 2006
    87. A Brief Sketch of the Life of Maria Amelia McQuaig
      Partly written in her 56th year and so on, some written in her 70th year, Jan. 19th  1905, Hulbert Post Office, Dundas Co., Ontario, Canada.
    88. Hints to Emigrants
      By Rev. William Bell, Published in Edinburgh by Waugh and Innes in 1824.
    89. Hints for Emigrants
      From The Emigrant’s Directory and Guide to obtain lands and effect a settlement in the Canadas. By Frances A. Evans.
    90. Clearing the Land in Canada
      From Lois Sparling
    91. The condensed diaries of the Rev. William Bell
      A record of his daily life as he went from Scotland to Canada
    92. Strathpeffer Pavilion
      In the Highlands of Scotland
    93. Loyalists that came to Canada
      A collection of papers about the Loyalists put together by W. Blair Orser into a .pdf file
    94. The Royal Scots College in Salamanca
      By Denis Carlin
    95. Girl Guides in Scotland
      A history of the movement
    96. Woodstock, Ont. 1848
      From “The Church The Gaels Built” by W. Stewart Lavell. Excerpt from pg. 4, “Beginnings”.
    97. Tartan Day in Idaho
      By Tim Caylor
    98. History of the New Hampshire Tartan
      By Kelly Dowling
    99. Tartan Day in France 2006
      Pictures from 
      Tom Trillard-Mac Gregor
    100. Catawba Valley Scottish Society, Inc.
      First and Only Coat of Arms granted to a Non-Profit Corporation involved in presenting a Scottish Highland Games anywhere in the World.  
    101. MacIntosh Family
      By MPeters nee McIntosh daughter of the late Harry and Linda McIntosh
    102. The Children of a Bitter Exodus
      An article about the emigrants from Sky from the Weekend Scotsman, June 5, 1982
    103. The McWhorters in South Carolina
      by Karen McWhorter Wilhelm
    104. Buchanan Family from 1750
      An account of the Buchanan family by 
      Shirley Davis
    105. James Farquhar
      Was this the last clan battle on Scottish soil?
    106. A Brief History of the Scottish Ceilidh and Ceilidh Dancing
      By Scotland’s Ceilidh Band.
    107. Medieval Scottish Saints
      A talk given by Lindsay Irvin at the Scottish Studies Fall Colloquium, 30 September 2006
    108. The Plantation of Ulster
      By Boyd Gray
    109. Gettysburg: The American Culloden – A Clan Tragedy?
      By Dave Chagnon, The Sennachie
    110. Closeburn
      Describes a violent agitation that manifested itself in the waters of Closeburn Loch.
    111. The Lincoln Monument – Edinburgh
      In memory of Scottish-American soldiers
    112. The Old Castles and Mansions of Scotland
      Taken from Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal, No. 445, Volume 18, New Series, July 10, 1852
    113. Scottish Elections
      The results of the Scottish elections of 2007
    114. Alexander Linn
      A martyr for the Presbyterian cause
    115. Scots Independent Newspaper
      This is the June 2007 issue which is the first issue since the SNP won the Scottish Elections.
    116. National Scots, Scots-Irish Heritage Month in North Carolina
      Following the process of trying to make this a recognised month in North Carolina.
    117. Children of Alba
      A story of Scots in America by William G. A. Shaw of Easter Lair
    118. Falkirk Memorial Cairn
      21st July, 2007
    119. Selkirk Settlers
      by Rob R. Bruce-Barron
    120. Glenshee
      by Campbell of Glenshee
    121. The True Roots and Origin of the Scots
      by Craig White
    122. Restless English and Quisling Scots
      A compilation article by Jim Lynch
    123. Sir James Hector
      The Hero Scot of Kicking Horse Pass
    124. Turning of the Bull Monument
      By Wally Turnbull
    125. 20 Year Search Ends
      by Keith Rattray
    126. A Macintyre Saves Scotland
      An article about Scottish work being classified as English.
    127. CASSOC
      Clans And Scottish Societies of Canada
    128. The Emigrants Statue
      Unveiling by the First Minister of Scotland 23rd July 2007.
    129. The Edinburgh, Leith, Glasgow Newspaper
      and North British Commercial and Literary Advertiser, March 8, 1834
    130. Seeking Information
      About a spoon and a monument in Scotland
    131. Chatham Highland Games
      12th July 2008
    132. Scots in North Carolina
      Taken from a History of North Carolina
    133. Scots-Irish in North Carolina
      Taken from a History of North Carolina
    134. Settlers Dedication in Winnipeg
      Article about the ceremonies in September 2008
    135. Articles by Stuart McHardy
      About Ancient Scotland
    136. Old Time Customs
      By John Burgess Calkin, M. A. LL.D.
    137. Were the Scots Irish?
      By Ewan Campbell
    138. Gloomy Memories
      By Donald MacLeod, an account of the Highland Clearances
    139. Scottish North American Leadership Conference
      End of October 2008
    140. On the Antiquity of the Gaelic Language
      Showing its affinity to Hebrew, Greek and Latin by the Rev. D. M’Intyre (1865)
    141. Through the Eyes of a Gael
      A collection of articles on folkways and  beliefs.
    142. The Tower of Craigietocher
      Following the building of a new Scottish Castle
    143. New Cumnock Python
      Photos taken by Geoff Crolley
    144. The Scots Magazine
      A little history of the Scots Magazine
    145. North Carolina Events
      Here is a selection from various event in North Carolina during April 2009
    146. The Scotch
      Taken from the book, “The Makers of the American Republic” by David Gregg, D.D.
    147. The Scot in New France
      An Ethnological Study, by J.M. LeMoine 1881
    148. Characteristics
      A Chapter Extracted From ‘Travellers Tales of Scotland’ (1913) By Robert Hay Coats, M.A. (1873, Paisley – 1956)
    149. Scotch-Irish Settlers in the Valley of Virginia
      Alumni Address at Washington College, Lexington, Va., by Bolivar Christian (1860)
    150. The Heather on Fire
      By Mathilde Blind
    151. Scotland’s National Borders
      A report on our National Borders and how they are trying to be altered.
  1. How the EU Common Fisheries Policy Permanently Damaged Scotland
    A Warning for Iceland By Dr James Wilkie and associate.
  2. Scotland’s Status as a Nation
    By David Thomson
  3. Trades of Scotland
    By Alastair McIntyre
  4. Life in the Hebrides
    A story of crofting life taken from an old book about the Hebrides.
  5. Highland Dress and Armour
    From an article in the Celtic Magazine 1882.
  6. Adventures of Donald MacLeod
    An article from the Celtic Magazine 1885
  7. The Picts
    By Professor MacAndrew
  8. The Picts
    By Alexander MacBain, M.A., FSA Scot (1887)
  9. A Highland Wedding in Bygone Days
    Wester Ross Customs
  10. The Fairy Snuff Box
    From Mr. Kenneth Macleod, Eigg
  11. The Editor in Canada
    A series of articles in the Celtic Magazine of Alexander MacKenzie’s trip to Canada in 1879/80.
  12. New Year in the Old Style in the Highlands
    From the Celtic Magazine of 1876
  13. Marvellous escape of Captain M’Arthur of the Scottish Highlanders of Carolina
    From the Celtic Magazine of 1876
  14. A famous Highland Minister of the ’45
    Being an account of the Rev. James Robertson
  15. The Gaelic Society of Inverness
    Professor Blackie on the Social Economy of the Highlands from the Celtic Magazine of 1879.
  16. Scots in England and Wales
    Research by the BBC
  17. Tree Myths and Forrest Lore
    By William Durie
  18. The Horizontal Mill at Kirtomy, Farr, Sutherlandshire
    By Alex MacKay
  19. A Great Unknown Scot
    By W. J. Douglas
  20. The Highlands and Islands – Their Social and Literary History 1775 – 1832.
    By Provost Macandrew (pdf file)
  21. On the Antiquity of Highland Dress
    By Professor Sayce
  22. William Sinclair, First Earl of Caithness of the Sinclair Line
    By George M. Sutherland FSA Scot, Wick
  23. William Sinclair, Second Earl of Caithness of the Sinclair Line
    By George M. Sutherland FSA Scot, Wick
  24. John Sinclair, Third Earl of Caithness of the Sinclair Line
    By George M. Sutherland FSA Scot, Wick
  25. Some Ancient Celtic Customs
    By Mr Henry Whyte
  26. Ancient Celtic Laws
    By Mr Hugh MacLeod
  27. Social Life in the Highlands in the Olden Times
    By Mr J. G. Mackay
  28. Scottish Emigration to Colonial America
    By David Dobson
  29. A History of the Scottish People
    Health in Scotland, 1840 – 1940 by W W Knox
  30. A History of the Scottish People
    Migration: Scotland’s Shifting Population 1840 – 1940 by W W Knox
  31. Renaissance Faire
    Held in America
  32. Caley History
    Provided by Chloe Gardner, Royal Caledonian Schools Trust
  33. Eight Days in Islay
    By the members of the Islay Association
  34. Sheep Farmers and Drovers
    A story by William Robertson (1864)
  35. Social Life among the Easter Ross Fishermen
    From an old copy of the Highland Magazine
  36. History of Tennessee
    An extract about the Scots-Irish
  37. The Gaelic Concept of Life and Death
    By H. Cameron Gillies M.D.
  38. Clearance of the Highland Glens
    By Colin Chisholm (pdf) from an article in volume 3 of the Celtic Magazine
  39. The Highland Ceilidh
    By Alastair Og
  40. Mary MacLeod of Marrig
    Or. How the Campbells went to Harris
  41. “Peermen” and their relations
    By Mary MacKellar
  42. Scottish Land League of America
    From volume 10 of the Celtic Magazine (pdf)
  43. St Hilda’s Church of England, the Headland, Hartlepool United Kingdom
    By Kelly d. Whittaker
  44. DNA research article on Scotland’s R1a1 Highland Clansmen
    DNA Genealogy and the search for Somerled. By Andrew Mceachern
  45. Robert Wallace, M.P., and James Chalmers
    The Scottish Postal Reformers
  46. The Housing of Potato Diggers
    By Margaret H. Irwin
  47. The Cludgie Stane of Destiny
    By Robbie the Pict
  48. Canada and the United States
    From the Scottish Review (1890)
  49. The Wicked Clan Gregor
    From the Scottish Review (1890)
  50. The Crofters Act in Shetland
    From the Scottish Review (1890)
  51. The Correspondence of an Old Scotch Factor
    By Charles Rampini
  52. The Social Condition of the Poor in Glasgow
    Two reports for 1889 and 1891
  53. Gael’s Fire the Event of My Lifetime (pdf)
    By; Kelly d Whittaker
  54. Forfarshire
    By J. H. Crawford
  55. The Peoples of Ancient Scotland
    The Fourth Rhind Lecture
  56. The Medical Schools of Scotland
    From the Scottish Review of January 1894
  57. Ellis Island Tartan unveiled for Tartan Day 2011
    By the Clan Currie Society
  58. A Scottish Free-Lane: Sir Andrew Melville
    By J G Alger from the Scottish Review (1895)
  59. The Canadian Dominion and Australian ‘Commonwealth’
    An article taken from the Scottish Review (1895)
  60. St Andrews 1645-6
    An article taken from the Scottish Review (1895)
  61. The Gathering of the Clans
    How the British Dominions and Dependencies and have helped in the war by J. Saxon Mills
  62. The State of Turkey
    By C N Conder, from the Scottish Review of 1896
  63. George Thomson, the Friend of Burns
    By J Cuthbert Hadden from The Scottish Review
  64. Annals of a Publishing House
    William Blackwood and His Sons: Their Magazine and Friends by Mrs. Oliphant.
  65. Eighteenth Century Highland Landlords and the Poverty Problem
    By Margaret I Adam taken from the Scottish Historical Review
  66. The Western Highlands in the Eighteenth Century
    An article from the Scottish Historical Review
  67. The Commemoration of David Mitchell of Leslie – Locomotive Engine Driver
    By Ian Nimmo White
  68. Korea and the Koreans
    By Mrs Bishop
  69. The Constable Nun’ Alvares
    An article from the July 1898 Scottish Review with some interesting information on Portugal and the Knights Hospitallers.
  70. Scottish Guilds
    An interesting account of the Scottish Guilds from a review of the book “The Gild Merchant: A Contribution to British Municipal History. By Charles Gross in 2 Volumes.
  71. The Two Greatest of Scottish Caterans
    An article from the Scottish Review of 1898.
  72. The Evolution of the Procurator-Fiscal
    By Henry H. Brown
  73. Letters of the Papal Legate in Scotland, 1543
    An article from the Scottish Historical Review of 1913
  74. Intellectual Influences of Scotland on the Continent
    By P Hume Brown
  75. William Barclay
    By David Baird Smith
  76. A History of Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America 1763 to 1912
    By Stanley C. Johnson, M.A.
  77. The Berry papers; being the correspondence hitherto unpublished of Mary and Agnes Berry(1763-1852) by Lewis Meliville (1914)
  78. Mrs Chesnut’s Diary
    A diary from Dixie, as written by Mary Boykin Chesnut, wife of James Chesnut, jr., United States senator from South Carolina, 1859-1861. (1906)
  79. Scotland and the Spanish Armada
    By J. D. MacKie
  80. The Site of the New Park in the relation to The Battle of Bannockburn
    By Thomas Miller
  81. Origins of the Forty Five
    and other papers relating to that rising. By Walter Biggar Blakie.
  82. The Royal Regiment of Scots Dragoons
    Now the Scots Greys
  83. A List of Works relating to Scotland
    Compiled by George F Black of the New York Library
  84. The Antiquity of the Kilt and Clan Tartans
    Extracted from the Highlander Newspaper of 1881
  85. The Language and Literature of the Scottish Highlands
    Extracted from the Highland Newspaper of 1881
  86. The Race of the Trough
    By A. M. Mackintosh
  87. Peasant Life in Argyllshire in the end of the Eighteenth century
    From the Scottish Historical Review
  88. The Highland Emigration of 1770
    By Margaret I. Adam
  89. The Fenwick Improvement of Knowledge Society
    From the Scottish Historical Review
  90. The riddle of the Ruthvens and other studies
    By William Roughead (1919)
  91. The Distaff Side : a Study in Matrimonial Adventure in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries
    By Bruce Seton
  92. Remembering our Scottish roots
    by: Maria Thompson
  93. The Scottish National War Memorial
  94. Articles by Stephanie Cruz
  95. The World’s Largest Kilt
  96. Scots Academic and Writer, James Wilkie
    Awarded one of Austria’s most prestigious honours
  97. The Leith Flag
    By Alexander Wilson
  98. A Potted History of the Flag of the Port of Leith
    By Alexander Wilson
  99. Remember the guy who wouldn’t take the flag down?
    Van T. Barfoot
  100. Lord Jeffrey and Craigcrook
    A History of the Castle by James Taylor And a Sketch of Lord Jeffrey’s Character and Craigcrook Life by the Right Hon. Lord Moncrieff of Tulliebole With a Description of the Original Structure by Thomas Ross, Architect (1892)
  101. A Broad Scot Magazine
    Celebrating the wealth of contemporary Scots Culture everywhere.
  102. The Rise and Progress of Whisky-Drinking in Scotland
    By Duncan M’Laren (1858)
  103. The Treaty of Union of 1707
    The Attempted Murder of the Kingdom of Scotland by Robbie the Pict
  104. The exposure of Dr Charles Roger(s) 
    by the Stirling Observer in the 1860s as a do-gooding fraudster.
  105. The Laird and his Tenants
    By Charles Edwardes (1906)
  106. The Lone Shieling
    By G. M. Fraser
  107. Lowland Tartans
    An article from the Scottish Historical Review
  108. Scottish Annals from English Chroniclers
    By Alan O Anderson
  109. Lislebourg and Petit Leith
    An article from the Scottish Historical Review on the name for Edinburgh.
  110. The Municipal Institutions of Scotland
    By James D. Marwick
  111. The Scottish Peerage
    By J. H. Stevenson
  112. The Earl’s Ferry
    By George Law
  113. The Charitie of the Boxe
    By E. Maxstone Graham
  114. Miss Katherine Read
    Court Paintress by A. Francis Steuart
  115. Thomas Dickson LL.D.
    In memoriam by J. Balfour Paul
  116. The Mackintoshes and Clan Chattan
    A review.
  117. Some Sidelights on the History of Montrose’s Campaigns
    By George Duncan
  118. The Use and Forms of Judicial Torture in England and Scotland
    By R. D. Melville
  119. Dunottar and its Barons
    By J. Crabb Watt
  120. Early Scottish charters prior to A.D. 1153:
    With notes and an index (1905) By Sir Archibald C. Lawrie
  121. Scottish Pewter Ware and Pewterers
    By L. Ingleby Wood
  122. John Graham of Claverhouse
    By Charles Sandford Terry
  123. The Connexion between Scotland and Man
    By Arthur W. Moore
  124. The ‘Diary’ of Sir Thomas Hope (1633 – 1645)
    Lord Advocate (16116 – 1646)
  125. The Teaching of Scottish History in Schools
    By P. Hume Brown
  126. The Constitutional Necessity for the Union of 1707
    By Wm. S. McKechnie
  127. Scottish Trade with the Plantations before 1707
    By Theodora Keith
  128. Scottish Nationality
    By Rev John Ker D.D.
  129. A Day in the Upper Ward of Clydesdale
    By Rev John Ker D.D.
  130. Memoir of Dr Jamieson
    The preserver of the Scots Language
  131. History of Eaglais Na H-Aoidhe or St Columba’s Ui in the Isle of Lewis
    By Colin Scott MacKenzie
  132. Bygone Punishments
    By William Andrews
  133. Sketches of the Early History, Legends and Traditions of Strathardle and its Glens 
    From the Transactions of the Gaelic Society
  134. Notes on Highland Woods, Ancient and Modern
    Taken from the Transactions of the Gaelic Society
  135. Gaelic Incantations
    From the Transactions of the Gaelic Society
  136. Durness from Earliest Times
    From the Transactions of the Gaelic Society
  137. The Social Progress of the Highlands since 1800
    From the Transactions of the Gaelic Society
  138. Union Tracts
    An article about the Union of the Crowns in three letters
  139. Folk-Lore of Luck
    By Mr A. Polson
  140. Exchequer Rolls of Scotland
    An article from the Transactions of the Gaelic Society
  141. The Celtic Province of Moray
    By James Barron
  142. Annual Supper
    Report from the Gaelic Society’s first annual supper.
  143. Our Fires and Fire-Sides
    By John Murdoch
  144. Badenoch: Its History, Clans and Place Names
    By Alexander MacBain
  145. Celts and Teutons
    By Rev. MacGregor
  146. The Shieling: Its Traditions and Songs
    By Mrs. Mary Mackellar
  147. Notes on the Parish of Alness
    By Roderick MacLean
  148. Old Highland Roads
    By Alex. Ross
  149. An Inverness Merchant of the Olden Time
    By William MacKay
  150. Some Highland Fishermen’s Fancies
    By Mr. A. Polson
  151. Early Travels in Scotland
    An article from the Transactions of the Gaelic Society
  152. Fauns and Fairies
    An article from the Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness
  153. The 18th Century Scottish Origins of Washington, DC
    Early Scots in Georgetown and Washington City – Implications for Our Society By John King Bellassai
  154. Social Life in the Highlands in Olden Times
    From the Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness
  155. The Clearance of the Highland Glens
    From the Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness
  156. The Highland Garb
    From the Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness
  157. Old Highland Industries
    From the Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness
  158. Parish of Rosskeen
    From the Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness
  159. Year of the Sheep
    From the Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness
  160. The Ancient Celts
    From the Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness
  161. Old Contracts of Friendship
    From the Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness
  162. Mr. Fraser-Mackintosh, M.P. and Gaelic in Highland Schools
    Great Celtic Demonstration
  163. Clava Cairns and Circles
    By George Bain
  164. Popular Tales
    By Alexander Macbain, M.A.,
  165. Folk-Lore from the West of Ross-Shire
    By Rev. C. Robertson
  166. Traditions of Lochaber
    From the Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness
  167. Electric Scotland Posters in Edinburgh
    Placed courtesy of Gordon McCreath
  168. Scotland’s Heritage is on display at the University of Pittsburgh
    An article from the newsletter of the Society of Antiquaries Scotland
  169. A Visit to Auch Melvich
    By Sir Thomas Dick Lauder, Bart.
  170. The Picts of Scotland – The Last of the Free
    This is a 6 part video series on the Picts.
  171. Castle Ghosts of Scotland
    A one hour video.
  172. Scot who saved American buffalo subject of film
    He is little known in his home country, but the Scot credited with saving America’s buffalo from being hunted to extinction is now the subject of an award-winning film.
  173. The Family of John and Janet ‘Jessie’ (Ross) McLennan of Inverness
    Compiled by John Henderson
  174. Military Memoir of Lieutenant-General Sir John MacLeod, G.C.H.
    Director General of Artillery
  175. The spying Scotsman who hunted the Nazis of New York
    The amazing story of Britain’s clandestine war on Hitler’s agents… and his big-money backers in the US by Adam Lebor
  176. Funeral of Sir Walter Scott
    By an eyewitness
  177. Scottish Voters
    Sketches from Real Life
  178. Characteristics of the Genius of Scott
    By Harriet Martineau
  179. Memoirs and Correspondence of Sir James Edward Smith
    By Madame de Lessen
  180. The Whig Coterie of Edinburgh
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine
  181. A Stag Hunt at Killarney
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine
  182. Remedies for Highland Famine
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine
  183. The River Tyne
    By Sir Thomas Dick Lauder
  184. The Government and the Parochial Schools of Scotland
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine
  185. Memoirs and Trials of the Political Martyrs of Scotland
    Persecuted during the years 1893-4-5
  186. Trial by Jury in Scotland
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine
  187. Condition of the Labouring Poor, and the Management of Paupers in Scotland.
    A two part article from the 1840 edition of Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine.
  188. Stories
    Violet Hamilton or the Talented Family and Lochandhu
  189. River Tweed
    By Sir Thomas dick Lauder
  190. Celtic Tenures and Highland Clearings
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine
  191. The River Jordon
    By Sir Thomas Dick Lauder
  192. Relief of the Poor in Scotland
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine
  193. Scottish Entails
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine
  194. River Dee
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine
  195. Remedies for Highland Famine
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine
  196. Scottish Song
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine
  197. Widow Rice and William Lindsay
    Two cases on the Poor Law in Scotland.
  198. Alexander Inkson McConnochie
    Scottish Author and Chartered Accountant
  199. Edinburgh in November
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine
  200. The Music, Poetry, and Tradition of the Highlands
    By Donald Campbell
  201. A Day in the Neighbourhood of Loch Skene
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine
  202. Scotch Bills and Scotch Representation
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine (1849)
  203. Literary and Scientific Society of Edinburgh 1848-9
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine
  204. Church and School in Scotland
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine
  205. The lost pictures of Lewis, Scotland
    By Euan Ferguson in the Observer Newspaper
  206. The Bannatyne Club
    List of their works
  207. Queens of Scotland
    By Agnes Strickland
  208. Church and College in Scotland
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine (1851)
  209. Wilson’s Scottish Archaeology
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine (1851)
  210. Memoirs and Adventures of Sir John Hepburn
    Knight, Governor of Munich. Mariaul of France under Louis XIII Commander of the Scots Brigade under Gustavus Adolphus, etc. By James Grant. (1851)
  211. The Scottish Universities
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine (1851)
  212. Sir John Ross
    Arctic Voyager
  213. A Renaissance Painted Ceiling in Scotland inspires a Masterpiece in Vermont, CrarthesCastle’s Famous Painted Ceiling Reborn
    By Anne Macpherson
  214. Obituaries
    Sir William Hamilton, Bart., James Wilson, Esq, of Woodville, Major Henrey Langhome Thomson, CB and Sir Alexander Crichton.
  215. Social Legislation
    Mr Forbes MacKenzie’s Act
  216. The Scottish Fishery Board
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine (1855)
  217. The Scottish Rights Association and the Franchise
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine (1856)
  218. Edinburgh Review
    The second Edinburgh Review, founded in 1802, became one of the most influential British magazines of the 19th century. It promoted Romanticism and Whig politic
  219. Obituaries
    Major Calder campbell, General Sir James MacDonell, Robert Burns son of the poet Robert Burns
  220. Legend of the Hundred Years
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine (1857)
  221. Robert Flockhart
    The Street Preacher
  222. The Scotch Smoke Act
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine (1857)
  223. The Night Third-Class to Glasgow
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine (1858)
  224. State of the Reform Bill
    From Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine (1859)
  225. Willie MacRae
    An article about his unsolved murder
  226. Request for Evidence of Proof of Ownership by ‘the Crown’ of the Stone of Scone
  227. Adventures of J. M’Alpine
    A Native Highlander from the time of his emigration from Scotland to America 1773.
  228. The Rise and Progress of the City of Glasgow, comprising an Account of its Public Buildings, Charities, and other Concerns
    By James Cleland.
  229. Memoir of Sir William Hamilton, bart.
    Professor of logic and metaphysics in the University of Edinburgh by John Veitch (1869)
  230. Anecdotes to Antiquaries
    Letter to Editor of Blackwood’s Magazine (1817)
  231. Scotch Novels
    A review of recent Scotch novels by the Edinburgh Review and links to download them.
  232. RAF Montrose
    Britain’s first operational military airfield was set up in Montrose by the Royal Flying Corps in 1913.
  233. The Art of Deer-Stalking
    By William Scrope
  234. The Lauderdale Papers
    Edited by Osmund Airy
  235. Tales and Anecdotes of Pastoral Life
    An article from volume 1 of Blackwood’s Magazine.
  236. The Lockhart Papers
    The Lockhart Papers, consisting of memoirs concerning the affairs of Scotland, from Queen Anne’s accession to the commencement of the Union; with commentaries, containing an account of public affairs from the Union to the queen’s death.
  237. Robbie the Pict
    About him and some of his work.
  238. Why Alexander Hamilton was picked to be the first US Treasury director!
    By Gary Gianotti
  239. Bannockburn – 1314
    A story by William G. A. Shaw of Easter Lair
  240. Ancient Bee Symbolism History
    By Gary Gianotti
  241. The Ancient Brehon Laws of Ireland
    An article from the University of Pennsylvania Law Review
  242. School-Days of Eminent Men
    Extracted a few Scots from this book by Johm Timbs
  243. Scot Family
    Some information and a plea for translation
  244. A story of the Wall – The Maetae – 209 AD
    By William G. A. Shaw of Easter Lair
  245. Miss L. E. Farquharson of Invercauld
    An article from the Celtic Annual of 1916.
  246. Highland Dyes
    An article from the Celtic Annual of 1916.
  247. Book of the Feill
    This book published to raise money for the comfort of Highland Soldiers in WWI. Text is both in English and Gaelic. (pdf)
  248. Doctor Brown
    An article from the North British Review
  249. Scottish Nationality Social and Intellectual
    Installation Address of the Right Hon. Henry Lord Brougham, etc., etc. An article from the North British Review
  250. Symbolism
    I discovered the letter symbolism of the ancient kings used in ancient art and Celtic stone carvings. Also this spans all the was into seals relics and art all the way into the 1860s. The Drummond Pyramid is entirely engraved in the ancient symbols on a larger size scale. By Gary Gianotti (pdf)
  251. Tea-Cup Reading and Fortune Telling by Tea Leaves
    By A Highland Seer
  252. The History of the Scottish Society of Indianapolis (1983-2014)
    By Carson C. Smith, FSA Scot (pdf)
  253. Will Fyffe and Harry Lauder
    By John Henderson
  254. Report on the Ad Hoc Derbfine of Clan Mulcahy
    Clann Ui Mhaolchathaigh (pdf)
  255. Five Stuart Princesses
    Margaret of Scotland, Elizabeth of Bohemia, Mary of Orange, Henrietta of Orleans, Sophia of Hanover, Edited by Robert S. Rait (1902)
  256. Odd Incidents of Olden Times
    Or Ancient Records of Inverary by Peter MacIntyre (1904) (pdf)
  257. Hebrew, Israelite, and Jew – The Unholy Truth Revealed
    An inquiry into why the Jews think they are ‘Chosen’ above others, and entitled to other people’s real estate as their ‘Promised Land’ by Robbie the Pict. (pdf)
  258. Did Scotland and the Knights Templar Influence the Founding of America and the Design of America’s Great Seal?
    A World Exclusive Interview with Gary Gianotti, Feb 22, 2015
  259. John MacPherson (1882–1951)
    Styled The Coddie (sometimes The Coddy), and described by Compton Mackenzie as “the outstanding character in Northbay.”
  260. Scottish Life Memorials and Recollections
    Of Historical and Remarkable Persons with Illustrations of Caledonian Humour by The Rev. Charles Rogers, LL.D., FSA Scot, Second Edition (1872)
  261. The Clyde Passenger Steamer
    Its Rise and Progress during the nineteenth Century from the ‘Comet’ of 1812 to the ‘King Edward’ of 1901 By Captain James Williamson (1904)
  262. Cort Lindahl
    Cort has studied Art History, Archaeology, Geography, and Art. Cort applies his experiences in these fields to form a unique view of history and the dynamics that affect its course through time.
  263. A Trip Down The Clyde
    This is an mp3 audio story of a Trip down the Clyde
  264. The Gillford Lectures
    One of the great lecture series of Scotland
  265. The Tyrant of Boisdale
    By Marjorie F. MacDonald (pdf)
  266. Life Aboard A British Privateer in the Time of Queen Anne
    Being the Journal of Captain Woodes Rogers, Master Mariner, with Notes and Illustrations by Robert C. Leslie (1889)
  267. Scottish Geographical Magazine
    Volume 1 (1855)
  268. Local Society and the Defence of the English Frontier in Fifteenth-Century Scotland
    The War Measures of 1482 by Jackson W. Armstrong (pdf)
  269. Recollections of a Tour made in Scotland A.D. 1803
    By Dora Wordsworth
  270. How we lived then
    A sketch of Social and Domestic Life 1914-1918 by Mrs C. S. Peel, O.B.E.
  271. Wives on Trial
    An Ancient Scottish Custom
  272. Soda Water
    An old anonymous poem
  273. Balmoral
    Information from the Aberdeen Weekly Review
  274. Comical Stories of Thrummy Cap
    An old chap book
  275. Our Street
    Memories of Buccleauch Place (pdf)
  276. Cameronians
    Including book about Richard Cameron
  277. Letter on Immigration
    From Harry Munro to Sir William Sinclair, Albany 1773 (pdf)
  278. A Jumble of Jottings
    From the Memories of a Quiet Life (1894) (pdf)
  279. The Aged Piper
    From the Celtic Magazine
  280. Ornithological Reminiscences
    By Shirley (pdf)
  281. Our Cabmen
    From The Home and Foreign Record of the Free Church of Scotland
  282. Roosevelt’s 1892 Winchester Authentication
    President Theodore Roosevelt’s 1892 Winchester Authentication:
    A Comparison Approach to the identification of Engraved Winchester & Firearm’s by the Ulrich Family of Engravers. Identifying Maker Mark Hidden Initials and symbolism by the Ulrich’s. By Gary C. Gianotti FSA Scot; Milford, CT. (pdf)
  283. Political Economy
    By Thomas Chalmers
  284. US Flag Constellation Origins
    By Gary Gianotti, FSA Scot (pdf)
  285. A brief history of emigration & immigration in Scotland
    A Research Guide (pdf)
  286. Reasons for Scots Moving to England
  287. A Visit to Auch Melvich
    By Sir Thomas Dick Lauder (1847) from the Edinburgh Magazine (pdf)

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