Scotlands People

Land Assessment Scotland

Map of historical locations " 

People of Medieval Scotland between 1093 and 1314

Dr. Donald McWhannell, Scotland,

Indigenous Survival in the Era of Global Corruption

Crofters fight for rights of indigenous people

Ronnie Black has been patient answering many questions. Raghnall MacilleDhuibh was born in Glasgow. He married Máire while he was at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies in 1972. From 1973 to 1979 he was cataloguer of Gaelic manuscripts in the National Library of Scotland. From 1979 to 2001 he was a lecturer in Celtic in Glasgow and Edinburgh universities. He is Gaelic editor of The Scotsman and author or editor of numerous books, the latest being To the Hebrides (2007), a new edition of Johnson and Boswell’s accounts of their tour.

West Highland Notes and Queries


“Origines Parochiales Scotiae”, The Antiguities Ecclesiastical and Territorial of the Parishes of Scotland, Volume Second Part I, Marquis of Breadalbane, 1854

The Exchequer Rolls of Scotland[]=exchequer%20rolls

“Duncan McLaren's Highland Home”, The Life and Work of Duncan McLaren, J.B. Mackie Vol. I Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, Edinburgh, and New York, 1888

Duncan, A A M & Brown, A L 1959 'Argyll and the Isles in the earlier Middle Ages', Proc Soc Antiq Scot, 90(1956-7), 192-220.

The Bishops of Argyll and the Castle of Achanduin, Lismore, ADll80-1343 Proc Soc Antiq Scot, 128 (1998), 645-652 Dennis Turner

Scottish Y-DNA Project

MacLaren DNA Project

“The Northern World” : Clerics and Clansmen : The Diocese of Argyll between the Twelfth and Sixteenth Centuries"by MacDonald, Iain. (1). Leiden, NL: Brill, 2013. ProQuest ebrary. Web. 27 June 2016.Copyright © 2013. Brill. All rights reserved.

“A Political History Of The MacGregors Before 1571”, Ph.D Thesis, Martin MacGregor 1989

National Records of Scotland.

Argyll Transcripts available at LDS, Salt Lke City

“The Chartulary of the Clan Gregor" The History of Clan Gregor, 1897

Alastair Lorne Campbell of Airds, Chief Executive of Clan Campbell, Unicorn Pursuivant

All the 19th century clan tales and informal history in one place “The MacLarens” by Margaret MacLaren

“The Black Book of Taymouth”, Campbell of Glenurchy records.

Peter Lawrie

“Scottish Highlanders on the Eve of the great Migration” by. David Dobson, 2009 

Extracts from “Journal of the MacColl Society” or “Cuairtear Chloinn Cholla” July & August 1969 

The Clan Donald Vol. 2 Angus MacDonald, Archibald MacDonald, 1900

“The Hunt for Rob Roy” David Stevenson, 2004

Chronicles of the Atholl and Tullibardine families, by John James Hugh Henry Stewart-Murray, Duke of, 1840-1917

“The Stewarts of Appin”, by J.H.J. and D. Stewart, 1880

“Saints in Argyll”, Rachel Butter, 2007 Ph.D Thesis

“Sigillography of the Ragman Roll" Bruce McAndrews

Reminiscences and Reflections of an Octogenarian Highlander: By Duncan Campbell (1910) Highlander Chapter XLIV. - Civil History Notes.

Western Isles - An indigenous community

“Creag An Tuirc” by Neil McLaurin is an excellent source for data gleaned from many sources, unfortunately Neil’s analysis is skewed toward the fictional history we all know so well. Neil also made assumptions concerning Donald McLaren of East Invernenty supposed quaich. Chapter seven on "Perthshire" details this 15th - 16th century time period of Clanlawren.

St. Moluag

“The Collected Letters of Colin Maclaurin” Ed. Stella Mills, 1982

The prickly genius - Colin MacLaurin (1698-1746), Ian Tweeddle

“Quarterlies” 1969-1979 by Banks McLaurin Jr., deceased The most valuable source available for researching Appin McLaurins, Balquhidder and Breadalbane and Canadian MacLarens that emigrated to North America.

Y-Utility: Y-DNA Comparison Utility, FTDNA Mode

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