Islay Family History Society - Reading List

Islay Family History Society - Reading List

The undernoted books should be of general interest to anyone researching their Islay ancestors:

  • The Day Book Of Daniel Campbell of Shawfield and Islay
    edited by Freda Ramsay. Published by Aberdeen University Press.

  • John Ramsay of Kildalton
    being an account of his life in islay and the diary of his trip to Canada in 1870 by Freda Ramsay.
    Published by Peter Martin Associates Ltd, 17 Inkerman Street, Toronto 5.

  • The History of Islay from Earliest Time to 1848
    by Clifford N Jupp. Published by the Museum of Islay Life, Port Charlotte, Isle of Islay PA43 4JA.

  • Islay: Biography of an Island
    by Margaret Storrie published by the Oa Press, Isle of Islay PA42 7AL.

  • Mackays of the Rhinns of Islay
    Gayle. Private Printing.

  • Nerabus-the story of a small Hebridean settlement since 1850
    Patricia Lenton Halsall. Private Printing.

  • Scottish Place Names
    David Ross. Birlinn Press

  • The Tartan Pimpernel
    Donald Caskie, Birlinn Press

  • The Lords of the Isles. Clan Donald and the Early Kingdom of the Scots
    Ronald Williams. House of Lochar

These books, and others on various topics relating to Islay, are available from C_& E Roy, The Celtic House, The Square, Bowmore, Isle of Islay PA43 7JP. Please mention Islay Family History Society when contacting Mr Roy.