Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society
The AANHS, in association with the Ayrshire Federation of Historical Societies, publishes Ayrshire Notes twice a year. This is an illustrated local history journal. Contributions should be sent to Rob Close, 1 Craigbrae Cottages, Drongan, Ayrshire KA6 7EN.
Society publishes monographs with an Ayrshire theme usually twice a year. These are paperbacks with an illustrated cover usually in colour. The following titles are available from bookshops or directly from Sheena Andrew, 17 Bellrock Avenue, Prestwick, Ayrshire, KA9 1SQ. Prices are per copy and include postage (In UK only—foreign orders will be charged at cost).
Please make cheques payable to ‘Ayrshire Archaeological and Natural History Society’.
The following Monographs are currently Out of Print. However, they are available for consultation at various libraries:
Frances Wilkins ISBN 978 0 9542253 7 7
G.W. S. Barrow. ISBN 0 9542253 6 8
John R Hume. ISBN—0 9542253 2 5 (£4.50)
27 Ayrshire in the Age of Improvement edited by David McClure. : £4
Contemporary accounts of agrarian and social improvement in 18th century Ayrshire.
26 Servants in Ayrshire 1750-1914 by Jean Aitchison Price:
25 The Street Names of Ayr by Rob Close :
23 The Last Miller: The Cornmills of Ayrshire by Wilson: £3.00
21 A Community Rent Asunder - The Newmilns Laceweavers' Strike 1897 by Mair £2.00
19 Robert Reid Cunningham of Seabank House by Graham: £1.00
18 Cessnock: An Ayrshire Estate in the Age of Improvement by Mair:
14 Smuggling and the Ayrshire Economic Boom of the 1760s and 1770s by Cullen:
12 The Cumnock Pottery by G Quail: £2.00
John R. Hume ISBN 978 0 9564704 2 3 (£7.50)
David Perry, et al. ISBN 978 0 9564704 1 6 (£9.99)
Sheila Allan, Rob Close, Merry Graham, Sheila Penny and Stanley Sarsfield ISBN 978 0 9564704 0 9
A guide for visitors to the historical features of Troon and district.
Eric J Graham ISBN 978 0 9542253 8 4 (£6.00)
Jack Hunter ISBN 978 0 9642253 9 1 (£4.00)
W Hamish Fraser. ISBN 0 9542253 5 X (£4.00)
Heather Holmes. ISBN 0 9542253 4 1 (£4.50)
Tom Barclay & Eric J. Graham. ISBN—0 9542253 3 3 (£4.50)
28 Historic Prestwick and its surroundings £2.50
A guide for visitors to the historic sites and buildings of Prestwick, Monkton, Tarbolton, Annbank and surrounding countryside.
64pp 23 illustrations ISBN—0 9542253 1 7
24 Historic Alloway, Village and Countryside: A Guide for Visitors: £2.00
20 Historic Ayr: A Guide for Visitors (Second Edition 2001): £2.50
15 The Port of Ayr 1727-1780 by Eric Graham: £2.00
13 Tolls and Tacksmen: 18th Century Roads in the County of John Loudoun MacAdam by David McClure: £1.50
Armstrong's Maps of Ayrshire (published 1775, reprinted in 6 sheets): £12.00 Reproduced in 6 sections, each 60 x 45cm and enclosed in a plastic tube.
many full colour illustrations.
11 Robert Adam in Ayrshire by Margaret Sanderson:
9 Plant Life in Ayrshire by Kirkwood and Foulds:
6 A Scottish Renaissance Household by R MacKenzie:
George Lokert of Ayr by Broadie
Mauchline Memories of Robert Burns Edited by John Strawhorn
Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald.
Digging Up Old Ayr by Lindsay
Ayrshire Honestones by Tucker
A history of the Tam o’ Shanter and Water of Ayr hone works.
The Shipping Trade of Ayrshire 1689-1791 by Eric Graham: