Ayrshire

The Early Transatlantic Trade of Ayr 1640-1730

(with Tom Barclay)
Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society, Monograph 30, 2005. Paperback, illustrated, 102 pages.

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This account describes in detail the families, vessels, cargoes, and destinations involved in Ayr's early transatlantic trade, set against a background of upheaval: the Civil War, the Restoration of Charles II, the Wars of the Three Kingdoms that ended the reign of James VII (or II), and the Union of the Parliaments of England and Scotland in 1707.

The Shipping Trade of Ayrshire 1689-1791

Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society, Monograph 8, September 1993, 48 pages.

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The Port of Ayr 1727-1780

Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society, Monograph 15, April 1995, Paperback, 47 pages.

Image of book cover: The Port of Ayr 1727-1780 by Eric Graham

The revival of Ayr as an international port during the 18th century, the ships involved in the trade and the commodities imported and exported are revealed in this study based on extensive examination of the letter and day books of the Customs Collectors at Ayr and Irvine.

Clyde Built in the American Civil War

Start : 
13 Nov 2008 (All day)
Type: 
Talk
Location: 

Carnegie Library, Ayr.

Illustrated talk hosted by Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society.

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