The Red Books of Scotland - Further information & Purchase Details

We are very pleased to announce the release of an edited, updated and extended edition of the Red Book of Scotland which now comprises 9 volumes containing over 8,000 pages.

Each digital volume is fully searchable in pdf format and samples of content can be viewed via the links below as well as via the Surname Index" page. Hard copies bound in durable archival buckram cloth are available at a price of £90 per volume. Due to widely varying costs for P&P, should you wish to order this format please contact us first of all including your shipping address.

The current price per digital volume is £30. 

!! Throughout April we are offering any two volumes for the price of one. Simply add a note during checkout telling us the number of the volume you'd like free and both will be forwarded to you upon completion of the transaction !!

UPDATE: We are very pleased to announce that as of today - 1st March 2019 - we will be donating 10% of each sale to Social Bite to help in their mission to "build a collaborative movement to end homelessness in Scotland." For further information on their work please visit their website at

The Red Book of Scotland is registered under the following ISBN numbers:

ISBN 10: 0-9545628-5

ISBN 13: 978-0-9545628-5


Vol. 1. A-Br. View Contents 

Vol. 2. Bu-Cu. View Contents

Vol. 3. D-Fo. View Contents

Vol. 4. Fo-Le. View Contents

Vol. 5. Le-Mo. View Contents 

Vol. 6. Mo-Pr. View Contents

Vol. 7. R-St. View Contents

Vol. 8. St-Y. View Contents

Vol. 9. Misc A-W.  View Contents

Sample Content:

Abercromby of Birkenbog

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Balneaves of Carnbaddie

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Blair of Tarsappie

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Bonar of Greigston

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Bruce of Arnot

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Buchanan of Leny

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Butter of Braehouse

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Campbell of Ardchattan

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Campbell of Jura

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Crichton of Ruthven

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Graham of Balgowan

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Graham of Braco

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Hunter of Burnside

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Lowis of Merchiston

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Menzies of Culterallers

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To purchase individual volumes please use the payment facility below, remembering to select the volume of your choice from the drop-down menu;

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To purchase the full set of eight volumes please use the payment facility below.

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