Wednesday 15 February 2012

New publications from Troon FHS

Troon@Ayrshire Family History Society ( has just released two new publications:

Memorial Inscriptions for Shewalton Cemetery, Irvine. This is a transcription of all existing gravestone inscriptions up to late 2011. It is available, text only, as a book at a price of £6.00 or a CD including text plus photographs of all stones, at a price of £5.00.

Airshire News Volume 4. This is the latest in the set of Ayrshire newspaper extracts and covers the period 1821 to 1830. It is available in book form at a price of £5.50 or as a CD at £4.50. Details of all Troon @ Ayrshire FHS publications and postage costs are available on the website

Troon is also hosting the 2012 Joint Meeting of the Ayrshire Family History Societies on Tuesday 20th March at 7:30 pm, at St. Meddan's Church Hall, Church Street, Troon, KA10 6HT. The topic by Bruce Durie is 'The Golfers - Updating Charles Lees' Famous Painting' - a painting I'm very familiar with, being one of the students who updated it! There's more about the project at


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