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1.  Brown, Rev. Andrew.  The Parish of Campsie: Stirlingshire Statistical Account, 1841                   

2.  Cameron, John.             The Parish of Campsie 1st edition, published by D MacLeod, 

                                               47, Cowgate Street, Kirkintilloch, 1892, reprinted by Strathkelvin District

                                                Libraries and Museums. 1985.

3.  Davidson, Peter.            Dept of Geology, National Museums of Scotland

4.  Fairhurst, Horace           The Meikle Reive. A Hill Fort of the Campsies, Stirlingshire

5.  Heddle, Professor Matthew Foster. The County Geognosy and The Minerology of Scotland.

                                               Truro - Lake and Lake. Date of Publication 1878-1880. Printed (posthumously) in



6.  Hood, John.                    Old Lennoxtown, Campsie, Milton-of-Campsie & Torrance. 2003. Stenlake

                                               Publishing. 54-58 Mill Square, Catrine, Ayrshire, Scotland. Printed by     

                                               Cordfall Ltd., Glasgow G21 2 QA

7. Lapslie, Rev. James.       Statistical Account of Scotland, Vol. XV, 1795. The Parish of Campsie.


8. Lee, Rev. Robert.           Parish of Campsie, Statistical Account of Scotland, Vol 111, Publishers,         

                                              William Blackwood & Sons, 1841.

                                              A guide to Campsie, Vickery, Kyle & Co., Ltd. 

 9. Lees, Iain.                       The Campsies and the Land of Lennox. 1933 

10. Morris, Neil                   Shavings for Breakfast  1987.  Published by Neil Morris

11. Mitchell, John               Monumental Inscriptions (pre-1855) in West Stirlingshire. 

      Mitchell, Sheila             produced for the Scottish Genealogy Society. 1973.


12. Nimmo, William.           The History of Stirlingshire, 3rd edition, Thomas D Morrison, 1880.

13. Ritchie, A.L.(compiler) The Book of Lennox-Castle.  Published 1936.  

                                                City & Counties Publishing Co. Ltd., 86, Renfrew Street, Glasgow. C2

14. Ruddy, William.            Campsie Black Watch Football Club  50th Year Celebrations

                                                Printed by M & A Thomson, Litho Ltd., East Kilbride.  1994


15. The Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments in Scotland, Vol 1 (of 2 Vols), 1963

                                                 Printed by H.M.S.O          Publishers T&A Constable Ltd., Edinburgh

16. Lennoxtown Initiative Annual Report 2005

17. Lennox-Castle Estate Sale Catalogue 1929



Web Sites:

Walking in Scotland

The Lennox District - Leamhnachd

The Armies of Pestilence: The Impact of disease on History

East Dunbartonshire Town (Lennoxtown)

Paterson, Tom. Genealogy - Stirlingshire - East Dunbartonshire - Lennoxtown (Local history)

Scottish Enterprise

Lennox Castle Hospital - AOL Hometown

Campsie Black Watch

Morris Furniture




Glasgow Herald.             June 28th  1939

Kirkintilloch Herald.      September 24th, 1888

Kirkintilloch Herald.      September 28th, 1898

Kirkintilloch Herald.      November 3rd,  1909

Kirkintilloch Herald.      September 20th 1922

Kirkintilloch Herald.      November 1st, 1922

Kirkintilloch Herald.      June 28th, 1939

Kirkintilloch Herald.      November 23rd, 1970

Kirkintilloch Herald.       March 29th, 2006

The Scotsman.                  February  17th,  2006

The Mail on Sunday       April 23rd, 2006




Aerial Photographs 3, 4 and 20 by kind permission of Edward Z. Smith, Hawkeye Photography. 

Photographs 6, 8,11,12,15 & 24 courtesy of Strathkelvin District Libraries 

Photographs 37 & 38 by kind permission of May Gilchrist.

Photograph 39 by kind permission of George Legg.

Others from own collection.





The Devil Uisge Beatha

Song by Alan Reid of the Battlefield Band. From the Album 'New Spring'.


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