East Ayrshire Family History Society

The Society undertakes projects relevant to family history, produces publications and tries to assist members, particularly those who live outwith the area, with simple and specific research.

Ayrshire Archives

The Archives holds a wide range of records relating to Ayrshire’s rich heritage from medieval charters to modern day digital documents. These records are a valuable resource for family and local history research.

Maybole Homepage

This site is dedicated to Maybole, Ayrshire, the ancient capital of Carrick. The detailed information includes local and family history resources.

North Ayrshire Family History Society

The North Ayrshire Family History Society (formerly Largs & North Ayrshire FHS) was formed in 1988. Its aim is to promote the study of family history in the Local Government Authority Area of North Ayrshire, Scotland.

Alloway & Southern Ayrshire Family History Society

Based in the South-West of Scotland, three miles south of the town of Ayr, the Society covers Alloway, the neighbouring areas and Southern Ayrshire. The Society welcomes all interested in family history and/or with family connections in these localities.

Troon @ Ayrshire Family History Society

The Society founded in 1989 has built up a wide range of knowledge on the people of Dundonald and the surrounding parishes in Ayrshire including the Troon area.

National Library of Scotland – Online Directories

These include post office, street and trade directories. Currently there are 694 directories covering 1773-1911 for the following: Aberdeen (88), Airdrie (1), Angus and Mearns (2), Ayrshire (32), Bute (19), Clackmannan (1), Dalkeith (8), Dumfries (1), Dundee (52), Edinburgh (128),…