Links and Useful Contacts

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Appin Historical Society Appin Historical Society, Argyll, Scotland, set up in 1995 to further the interest of history in the Appin area. Please note that the society does not employ a genealogist and so cannot undertake genealogical research on behalf of people wishing to trace their ancestors.
Argyll (at Rootsweb)  
Argyll Online News from around Argyll
Argyll and Bute Council Archivies The Archivist, Argyll & Bute Council Archives, Manse Brae, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA30 8QU
Beaton Sisters, The Seven Most but not all of the information contained in this database came from the book "The Seven Beaton Sisters Family Tree" compiled by E. Jennings, Toronto, June 1941. Most dates came from ancestors of the 7 Beaton Sister via e-mails and from CD's of Marriages and Baptisms for Isle of Mull, at LDS Family History Centres.
CalMac (Car & Passenger Ferries to Mull -
Oban to Craignure, Lochaline to Fishnish, Kilchoan to Tobermory)
Cape Breton A insight into gaelic tradition in modern day Cape Breton
Clan MacGillivray web site  
Clan MacKinnon and McMorran Genealogy Database  
Clan Maclaine of Lochbuie  
Clan MacLea Livingstone website
Clan MacLea Livingstone forum
Clan MacLean  
Clan MacLean Genealogy Database  
Clan MacMillan Society of South Australia  
Clan MacPhail Website  
Clan MacQuarrie Website  
Coll Genealogy  
Colonsay Guide and News  
Copyright and Intellectual Property A UK government guide to Copyright and Intellectual Property as it applies to the United Kingdom and the European Union.
Craignure Tourist Office - VisitScotland The Pier, Craignure, Isle of Mull PA65 6AY&nbsp; <BR>
        Tele +44 (0) 1680 812377<BR>
        Fax +44 (0) 1680 812497
        Email :
Cyndi's List for Scotland Lots of useful information on genealogy Scotland
Ferries to Mull - see Calmac  
General Register Office for Scotland (GROS) New Register House, Edinburgh EH1 3YT<BR>
        Tele +44 (0) 131 334 0380. <BR>
        Certificate Ordering - Tele +44 (0)131 314 4411<BR>
        Fax +44 (0) 131 314 4400
        Email :
Gaelic archives from 1930 onwards. The website contains over 24,000 oral recordings in Scots and Gaelic  including stories, songs, music, poetry and historical information
recorded in Scotland from the 1930s onwards, including several hundred relating to Mull.
Gaelic for absolute beginners from the BBC Welcome to Beag air Bheag, a taste of Scottish Gaelic for absolute beginners.
Beag air Bheag means 'little by little', and that is just how the sections of the site aim to introduce you to the language.
Glasgow and West of Scotland Family History Society Unit 5, 22 Mansfield Street, Glasgow G11 5QP
Hebridean Connections Hebridean Connections is an exciting, pioneering web project that will offer easy, in-depth access to the rich cultural heritage of Pairc, Kinloch, Bernera and Uig on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, 30 miles off the North West coast of Scotland.
You can see photographs, listen to sound files, and explore interactive maps of each of these four, unique island communities.
Highlands and Islands Emigration Society  
Highland Clearances Tells the story of the clearances. Includes details on Mull.
Highland Land Regeneration Project - Tireragan see also Tireragan, The history of the township - below
History and Culture of the Scottish Highland and Islands  
Holiday Mull  
Iona Community, The  
Iona and Staffa - DVD and Video Explore the islands of Iona and Staffa, following the history and the life of the people from earliest times to the present day. Ionaís stunning natural beauty is enchanting, from the ancient grey rocks of Dun I, the fertile green fields edged with dazzling white sand and the vivid blues of the Hebridean Sea. Script by E. Mairi MacArthur, author of 'Iona - The Living Memory of a Crofting Community' and 'Columba's Island : Iona from Past to Present'.
Isle of Coll Genealogy  
Isle of Iona and Celtic Connections  
Isle of Mull Guide  
Isle of Mull Mail Group Archives from Rootsweb  
Isle of Mull Paintings  
Isle of Mull Photos - Stunning views by local photographer  
Isle of Tiree Genealogy  
Isle of Ulva History, Wildlife, etc
Lochaber And North Argyll Family History Group Family History/Genealogy topics for the ancient parishes of Ardnamurchan, Ballachulish & Corran of Ardgour, Kilmallie, Kilmonivaig, Lismore & Appin, Morvern and Small Isles
Livingstones of Morven  
MacCormick's of Mull The website contains information on nearly all the MacCormick families that have lived in the Ross of Mull and the Isle of Iona, from about 1734 up to the present day.
MacQuarrie of Ulva History  
MacQuarie, Lachlan and Elizabeth Archive
MacQuarie University Library, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Project is an electronic gateway aimed at providing a new context for the historical investigation of the lives and times of Lachlan Macquarie (1761-1824), and his second wife, Elizabeth Campbell (of Airds) (1778-1835).
McGilvray's of Pennyghael  
McGregor and McGhiel's from Mull A website run by Mull Mail List members who have McGregor and McGhiel roots on the island.
Mull and Iona Community Trust (MICT) The Mull & Iona Community Trust works to improve the quality of life for all residents, tackling economic, social and environmental issues, in an integrated and sustainable way. Our charity is committed to being an open, democratic organisation, working in partnership with other bodies.
Mull (Isle of) Guide  
Mull Museum Columba Buildings, Main Street, Tobermory, Isle of Mull, Argyll, PA75 6NU
Tele +44 (0)1688 301100
Opening Hours - Easter to Mid October
Monday to Saturday 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Sunday 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm.
Email :
Murries Website Lamont's and Campbell's on Mull and Campbell's on Skye
National Library of Scotland The National Library of Scotland is an information treasure trove of Scotlandís knowledge, history and culture, with millions of books, manuscripts and maps covering every subject.
Oban Times -
the major circulation paper for Mull and the
West Higlands including Coll and Tiree
P.O. Box 1, Oban, Argyll, Scotland PA34 5PY
        Tele +44 (0) 1631 568000 Fax +44 (0) 1631 58001
        Email :
Ordnance Survey Maps of the UK  
Round and About - Newspaper published on the island Round and About, Rehmor Croft, Bunessan, Isle of Mull PA67 6DL
         Tele +44 (0) 1681 700710    Email
Roots Hebrides The site is dedicated to ancestry in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.
Ross of Mull Historicial Centre - Bunessan Ross of Mull Historical Centre, Pier Road, Bunessan, Isle of Mull,
        Argyll PA67 6DP Tele / Fax 01681 700659
Scoor Cemetery  
Scotland Family Within there are vital resources for do-it-yourself family historians :
Births and baptisms data, Births and baptisms data, Marriages data, Deaths and Burials data, Censuses Directories & Lists, Ships & Passenger lists, etc.
Scottish and LDS Genealogical Reference Information. Information on searching the LDS records. Gives fiche numbers.
Scottish Archive Network 50 Scottish archive catalogues, Wills and Testaments 1500-1875
Scottish Clans  
Scottish Tourist Board
          - Local Office at Craignure (see above)
Scottish Wills Database Wills up to 1875
The Internet Guide to Scotland  
     Calmac - Ferry timetables (mainland port first)
          - Oban/Craignure
          - Lochaline/Fishnish
          - Kilchoan/Tobermory
     West Coast Motors - Coach services
         - Service 95 or 495 Tobermory/Salen/Craignure
         - Service 96 or 496 Craignure/Fionnphort (for Iona)
         - Service 494 Tobermory/Dervaig/Calgary
Tiree - 1841 Census Records  
Tiree Genealogy  
Tiree News  
Tireragan, The history of the township see also (A) Highland Land Regeneration Project - Tireragan - above
Tobermory - moments from a year - Video This is not the usual visitor's guide packed with facts. It's more of a conversation piece, a collage of landscape, people and events in this West Highland community.Landscape painter Angus Stewart's delightfully crafted film is a playful reflection of a year in Tobermory.
Tobermory Guide  
Tobermory Youth Hostel (Scottish Youth Hostel Association)
      Summer season only - open end of March
Main Street, Tobermory, Isle of Mull PA75 6NU
        Tele +44 (0) 1688 302481
Virtual Tourist All you'll need to plan a Island of Mull vacation. Find real tips and photos, posted by real travellers and Island of Mull locals, in 13 essential travel categories including Packing Lists, Tourist Traps, Local Customs and more.
Visit the Outer Hebrides - experience the difference Information on all matters relating to visting the Outer Hedbrides.
Genealogy Links
Walks on Mull (1) Daily walking tours, custom tours or all inclusive walking holidays. Why not visit the location(s) where your relatives lived in the safe hands of an experienced guide.
Walks on Mull (2) An online guide to the most popular walks on Mull. There are 'Free-to-view OS maps' (which can be printed off) and detailed descriptions for every walk. You can also download route files to use with your GPS or smartphone.
Who owns Scotland Information on who currently owns land in Scotland