Links

Here are some hyperlinks to other local organisations that are useful for historical research :

Bonet : Bo’ness Networking Group – helping groups and charities in Bo’ness communicate and collaborate.

Central Scotland Family History Society : Promoting the study of Family History in Central Scotland

A charitable Trust is now established to deliver a project with the aim of establishing a Visitor Centre to commemorate the Jacobite risings from 1689 until 1746 with specific reference to The Battle of Falkirk Muir.

Denny & Dunipace Heritage Society:  Promoting and preserving the history and environment of the Denny and Dunipace area.

Falkirk Archives : Local archives and photographs are held here, and may be viewed by the public. Most aspects of local life are covered, from valuation and electoral rolls to old newspapers, from school records to town council minutes, from foundry catalogues to church bazaar programmes, and all sorts of things in between.

Falkirk & District U3A : Branch of organisation for self-help learning for retired and semi-retired people

Falkirk’s Hidden Heritage : Our Stories Falkirk is a community initiative heritage project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund & National Lottery

Falkirk Libraries : Back copies of the Falkirk Local History Society journal, Calatria, can be read in Reference sections.

Hippodrome, Bo’ness : Scotland’s oldest  purpose-built picture house dating from 1912, now tastefully restored. Has been awarded 4 star status by Visit Scotland. Full Programme Listings.

Historic Environment Scotland : An executive agency of the Scottish Government responsible for the preservation of Scottish heritage.

Inner Forth Landscape Initiative : a Heritage Lottery funded landscape partnership scheme which focuses on the upper Firth of Forth

Kinneil Estate, Bo’ness: Historic parkland in Falkirk district – part of the Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site

David Leask’s Maddiston Pages : Maddiston & Rumford Local History and Muiravonside Parish, the way it was.

National Library of Scotland Maps : Access maps as zoomable, high-resolution images

National Records of Scotland : Preserving the past, recording the present, informing the future

National Trust for Scotland : Buildings, gardens and wild places to visit.

Scotland’s People : the official Scottish Government site for family history data.

Scotland’s Places : gazetteer of Scotland’s inhabited places both past and present.

The Scottish Genealogy Society :  The Society, based in Edinburgh and founded in 1953, helps with research into Scottish family and local history.

Scottish Geneaology : Family history research services.