Trying to be subtle waiting for opening time… Reference CO3/17/1/6/13 Auchinleck
814 years ago today King William the Lion granted Ayr Royal Burgh status. Ayrshire Archives are privileged to hold the records of Ayr Burgh – one of the oldest and most extensive Burgh collections in Scotland. Here’s an example from the collection. Reference BA/1/2/181
Yesterday was World Baking Day, however we are still waiting for our delivery! Accession S13/36
Bad luck for school children nowadays, no Wednesdays off for the cattle show! Reference CO3/10/7/72/1 Holmston School
Here’s a memo regarding maternity services by Professor James Hendry for International Day of the Midwife on Sunday. Reference CO3/8/8/48
Today we are launching our new Strathclyde Building Preservation Trust catalogue! For the first time researchers will be able to browse this catalogue on our website. The records within this collection date from 1981 – 2013 and includes photographs, correspondence, reports and plans. These records provide a fascinating insight into the work conducted by this organisation, whose aim was to preserve and regenerate historical buildings within Ayrshire.
These records are available to view at our Ayrshire Archives headquarters in Ayr on Tuesdays – just contact us to make an appointment.