The Parish of Balmaclellan

People and Places

Jean's Wa's By "Cincinnatus Caledonius", John Gordon Barbour::
Jean's Wa's (Walls) are marked on the early maps on the banks of the Garple Burn. This is the story of Jean Gordon who lived there. - View Page

Always Turn the Page By David Robinson:
Chapter 2 describes the late 18th century Balmaclellan origins of Robert Black and Agnes McKie. The balance of the book follows their family's journey through 19th and 20th century Paisley and Kilmarnock - View Page

William B McQueen, Balmaclellan and Nebraska By unknown:
The son of a shoemaker in Balmaclellan William went to Hay Springs in Nebraska in 1881. - View Page

Old Mortality - The Story of Robert Paterson, Stonemason By Craufurd Tait Ramage:
Robert Paterson, the Old Mortality of Scott, is most remembered for his work on the Covenanter Gravestones across the south of Scotland. This is his story, and that of his family - View Page

James Gerrond, Balmaclellan and Neponset, Illinois By ....:
James Gerrond left Balmaclellan in 1850, and his parents followed him in 1852. His parents are listed in the 1851 census at Blairplane (Blawplain?) Balmaclellan. He was a small farmer and dyker. - View Page