Born in Perthshire

Our 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 […]

Perth Street by Street Promo

Perth: Street by Street

Perth: Street by Street is an architectural, archaeological, geographical, historical, and visual journey around the city of Perth’s c.635 streets, avenues, closes, roads, and vennels. Drawing on a range of disciplines, Perth: Street by Street will appeal both to those readers interested in the history and life of Perth, and to anyone who […]

Ian Maclaren ~ Author and Theologian

Ian Maclaren – author and theologian – born John Watson 3 November 1850 at Manningtree in Essex. He studied at Stirling and then Edinburgh University before undertaking theology at New College, Edinburgh and Tubingen. In 1874 he became a minister in the Free Church of Scotland. Amongst his positions were ministries […]

Jane Findlater and Mary Findlater ~ Writers

Jane Findlater & Mary Findlater: “Jane Findlater was born at Lochearnhead, Perthshire, on 4 November 1866. She and her sister were educated together at home and had a close relationship which would even extend to the co-writing of several books. Their father died in 1886, and the family moved to Prestonpans, […]

Anna Buchan – O. Douglas ~ Writer

Anna Masterton Buchan – O. Douglas: This author was born in Kirkcaldy, Fife on 24 March 1877. The daughter of a minister and the sister of John Buchan, Anna Buchan was educated at Hutcheson’s Grammar School in Glasgow. Most of her life was spent in Peebles and her home appears in […]