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In this section we distinguish guidebooks as primarily for the purposes of tourists. See below for history books.

History Books

In the section entitled “History Books” we list books that are primarily informative on the topic of local history .

Village Voice

Issues of the village magazine between 1999-2004

Scottish Field Magazine, August 1957

Article on Portencross history and the coming building of the nuclear power station

The Statistical Accounts

The Statistical Accounts of Scotland, West Kilbride, Ayrshire, Account of 1791-99, Volume 12, Page 404, Number 31, Parish of West Kilbride, (County of Ayr, Synod of Glasgow and Ayr, Presbytery of Irvine), By the Rev. Mr Arthur Oughterson

Other Resources and Background Information

The Treaty of Perth 1266