AYRSHIRE ROOTS

 

www.Ayrshireroots.com   and   www.Ayrshireroots.co.uk

Genealogy Section

 

 

 

 


 

 

Newspapers


Orbituaries and Death Notices

Local and National Newspapers are a good source for death information.

Noteworthy because of the early period covered is The Scots Magazine  1739 - 1833 Each individual volume (100 in total) contains an index of births, marriages and deaths. These are held in the Mitchell Library, Glasgow.

Registers of deceased seamen 1886 - 1952 are held in the Mitchell Library.


Local Newspapers from 1834

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald 1857 to present. Held at the North Ayrshire Library.
Ayr Advertiser 1834/97, 1899/1939, 1941/45, 1950/63, 1965/67, 1969/71 are held at the Baird Institute. Some are on microfilm but most are in bound volumes.
Cumnock Chronicle 1901 to date, are held at the Baird Institute. Most are on microfilm but some bound volumes are also available.
Irvine Valley News 1955/66. Held at the Dick Institute. Bound volumes only
Kilmarnock Chronicle 1854/55. Held at the Dick Institute. Microfilm only.
Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette 1882/1955 Held at the Dick Institute. Microfilm only.
Kilmarnock Herald and West Country Advertiser 1845/48 Held at the Dick Institute. Microfilm only.
Kilmarnock Journal 1844/57 Held at the Dick Institute. Microfilm only.
Kilmarnock Standard 1863 to date. Held at the Dick Institute. Microfilm, and some bound volumes. Most bound volumes are fragile.
Kilmarnock Weekly Post 1856/65. Held at the Dick Institute. Microfilm only.
Weekly Supplement and Advertiser for Galston 1880/04, 1886/1923. Held at the Dick Institute. Bound Volumes only - some very fragile.
Dalry and Kilbirnie Herald  1894 - 1926  Held at the North Ayrshire Library.
Irvine and Fullarton Times 1874 - 1879, 1893 - 1950  Held at the North Ayrshire Library.
Irvine Herald 1874 - 1950  Held at the North Ayrshire Library.
Saltcoats, Ardrossan and Stevenston News 1906 - 1908  Held at the North Ayrshire Library.
Stevenston Gazette 1893 - 1926  Held at the North Ayrshire Library.
 

Newspaper Archive

Search

Search over 1 million Papers


UK-NEWSPAPER-EXTRACTS Mailing List

A mailing list for the posting of genealogy-related newspaper extracts from all areas of the United Kingdom.

Subscribe to UK-NEWSPAPER-EXTRACTS-D (digest)


Scotsman Daily Scottish Newspaper

Online Digital Archives

Currently covering the very first edition in 1817 through to 1900, it includes such events as the Highland clearances and the Tay Bridge disaster. Searching is free and results are displayed on screen as the pages were originally printed.

You will need to register to view images.


Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald Birth Marriage and Death Intimations Database


This searchable list provides details of Scottish newspaper titles that have an index.

Strathclyde  Newspapers


 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 
 

& .co.uk

 

 

Copyright 2000-15   The contents of these webpages are copyright.