Born in Perthshire

Born in Perthshire Tippermuir Books Paul Philippou and Rob HandsOur friends at Tippermuir Books have made another of their popular titles available to Made in Perth for free download.

Born in Perthshire comprises a series of short essays on well-known figures born within the historical county of Perthshire. Each topical and biographical piece includes an original associated illustration. The book also includes separate chapters entitled ‘A Brief Guide to a Few of the (Historical) Newspapers, Magazines, and Journals of Perth & District’ and ‘Honorary Burgesses & Honorary Freemen of Perth’.


Scotland seems to have produced an unusually large number of people who have positively influenced the World in many of its parts. This book is a very approachable collection of brief biographies of many of the talented individuals who are the sons and daughters of Perthshire, the heart of Scotland.

Great book, great illustrations! A real handy little book for people interested in the history of Perthshire and its people.


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Tippermuir Books limited is a ‘not-for-profit’ publishing company based in Perth, Scotland. It was founded in 2009 by two historians, Rob Hands and Paul Philippou.

Born in Perthshire Copyright © Paul Philippou and Rob Hands 2012 All rights reserved. See below for exemptions.

The right of Paul Philippou and Rob Hands to be identified as the Authors/Illustrators of the Work has been asserted by them in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. First published in 2012 by Tippermuir Books Ltd. However, the authors have granted the right to copy, distribute, and transmit the book and its contents for non-commercial purposes provided full citation and accreditation is given. For any other use please contact the publishers.