Balquhidder and Lochearn Area Links
Balquhidder Glen History – an extensive history of the glen of Balquhidder. Take time to look all around this site. There is a lot of information here.
Balquhidder Marriages – this site is skewed for MacGregors, but Stewart researchers will find it helpful
Stewarts of Ardvorlich – This is a published genealogy of the ancestors and descendants of Alexander Stewart, the first Lord of Ardvorlich. I cannot verify the accuracy of it, but it agrees with my data.
Stewarts of Ardvorlich – Historical overview
Legend of Montrose Introduction – A transcript of the introduction to Sir Walter Scott’s book, A Legend of Montrose, which is a historical fiction in part about the family of the Stewarts of Ardvorlich. The introduction contains some valuable information on the first two generations of the Ardvorlichs, especially James Baeg Stewart and the murder of Lord Kilpont. It also provides part of the connection to the line of cousins in Dalveich. Includes a partial descendant tree for James Baeg Stewart.
Landed Families of Strathearn – Lochearn straddles the boundary between Balquhidder and Comrie Parishes. Many of the Balquhidder Stewarts, especially the Ardvorlichs, had connections with Comrie and Strathearn families.
Strathearn – More information on adjoining Strathearn.
St. Fillans – information
on the small town of
Gartnafuaran Holiday Cottage - For a secluded self-catering holiday in the
Trossachs region of
Ardell Morton – Scottish Landscape Artist. Traditional oil paintings and prints of Scottish Highland castles, landscapes, mountains, lochs and glens. http://ardellmorton.com/EZ/am/am/index.php
Other Stewart Links
Ancestors of Robert the Bruce – Robert the Bruce was the maternal grandfather of King Robert II, the first of the Stewart kings. This site includes both historical and legendary ancestors.
Clan Stewart at Electric
Stewart Society – self-explanatory
Indexes of the Stewart Clan Magazine
History of the Stewart Kings – this site is hosted by the British government.
Other Perthshire Links
Perthshire by GENUKI
Parishes of Perthshire – just a listing of all the parishes in Perthshire and their dates
Heartlander – current information on Highland Perthshire. Also the host site for the invaluable census of Perthshire Stewarts from 1820 (elsewhere listed on this link page)
Rootsweb – Perthshire – Discussion forum for Perthshire genealogy research. More links here too.
Historic Cowane's Hospital – This is a project designed to be of service to the people of Stirlingshire , Clackmannanshire , and the southern part of Perthshire and to families having ancestral links with those areas.
Other Scottish Links
Scottish History – a very comprehensive site
covering the history of
ScotsOrigins – not what it used to be, but still worth the visit.
Cindy’s List – Scotland
Statistical Accounts of
Gaelic Dictionary – having trouble understanding some of those Gaelic names and words you come across? This site might help.
Perthshire Heritage – Founded in 2002, Perthshire Heritage is committed to the publishing of high quality works on all aspects of the history of Perthshire.
Stewart Links by Laura Stewart Civey – Various Stewart research links.
Comrie-MacGregor, Gordon A.. The Landed Families of Perthshire. Vol. I The Earldom of Strathearn. Web Site to order: http://www.geocities.com/perthshirefamilies
Stewart, James. The
Settlements of Western Perthshire-Land and Society
North of the
This book is an excellent resource for anyone researching or studying the
western corner of the Highlands in
1 Bryn Eithin,