The Parish of Strathblane and its Inhabitants from Early Times (1886) by John Guthrie Smith

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The main source of early historical information about the area is John Guthrie Smith’s book “The Parish of Strathblane and its Inhabitants from Early Times”. This weighty tome was published in 1886 and contains vast amounts of information and is available to refer to in the local library.

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Strathblane Record of Applications for Parochial Relief 1888-1917

The applications for poor relief often survive as a separate series. Between 1845 and 1865 the information they contain is not much less than that in the registers of poor, but they are considerably less detailed than the general registers of poor introduced in 1865....

Gazetteer of Scotland 1803 by F Ray

Containing a particular and concise description of the counties, parishes, islands, cities, etc. With an account of the political constitution. Illustrated with an elegant map. F. Ray for W. Chalmers, 1803....