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Bibliography

This list is by no means comprehensive and includes books that only mention Cumnock in the passing but all contain some historic or cultural reference to Old Cumnock.

Top of the list is of course the Rev John Warrick’s History of Old Cumnock.
Warrick, John., (1899). The History of Old Cumnock. Alexander Gardner.

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Baker, John., (2004). Mauchline Ware. Shire Publications Ltd. ISBN 0 7478 0581 4

Ballantine, James P., (1915). Guide to Cumnock – Illustrated. Ballantine.

Campbell, Thorbjørn., (2003). Ayrshire. Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited. ISBN 1 84158 267 0

Cumnock Academy, Pupils., (1961). Bluebells My Cockle Shells – Play Rhymes. The Kilmarnock Standard Ltd.

Hutton, Guthrie., (1996). Mining. Ayrshire’s Lost History. Stenlake Publishing. ISBN 1 872074 88 x

Lampard, Joe., (2005). Old Cumnock. Stenlake Publishing. ISBN 1 84033 335 9

Laurenson C M John., (1983). Cumnock and New Cumnock in Old Picture Postcards. European Library. ISBN 90 288 2555 x

Living Memory Group, Cumnock,. ( ) Dae Ye Mind Lang Syne? Cumnock Living Memory Group.

Lorimer, Hugh., (1952). A Corner of Old Strathclyde. Andrew Spence. Glasgow.

Love, Dane., (1989). Scottish Kirkyards. Robert Hale. ISBN 0 7090 3667 1

Love, Dane., (2010). A Look Back at Cumnock. Carn Publishing. ISBN 978 0 9567550 0 1

Love, Dane., (1992). Pictorial History of Cumnock.

Alloway Publishing. ISBN 0907526543

Love, Dane., (2009). Legendary Ayrshire. Carn Publishing. ISBN 978 0 9518128 6 0

Love, Dane., (2005). Lost Ayrshire. Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited. ISBN 1 84158 436 3
Love, Dane., (2000). Scottish Covenanter Stories. Neil Wilson Publishing. ISBN 1 897784 9 88
Love, Dane., (1997). The Auld Inns of Scotland. Robert Hale. ISBN 0 7090 5987 6

Love, Dane., (2006). The River Ayr Walk. Carn. ISBN 10:0 9518128 4 x ISBN 13:978 0 9518128 4 6
McMurdo, Ian., (2013). The Juniors. The Story of Cumnock Juniors Football Club. Carn Publishing. ISBN 978 0 9567550 6 3

Monaghan, Agnes., (2010). Milk and Two Sugars Down Memory Lane – Recipes and Stories. St John The Evangelist Church. ISBN 978 1 903821 45 9
Moore, John., (1977). Among Thy Green Braes – A Guide to Cumnock and Doon Valley District. Cumnock and Doon Valley District Council.
Quail, Gerard,.(1993). The Cumnock Pottery. Ayrshire Monographs No12. Ayrshire Archaeological and Natural History Society. ISBN O 9502698 4 0
Robertson, William., (1891). Historic Ayrshire. Thomson Brothers.
Strawhorn, John., (1966). The New History of Cumnock. Town Council of Cumnock.
Strawhorn, John., Andrew, Ken., (1988). Discovering Ayrshire. John Donald Publishing Ltd. ISBN 0 85976 199 1
Torrie, E P Dennison., Coleman, Russel., (1995). Historic Cumnock (Scottish Burgh Surveys). Historic Scotland. ISBN 1 898218 40 4
Tucker, Joy., (1972). A view of Cumnock. R D Hunter. Town Council of Cumnock.
Wilson, James Pearson., (2000). The Last Miller – The Cornmills of Ayrshire. Ayrshire Monographs No 23. Ayrshire Archaeological and Natural History Society. ISBN 0 9527445 6 2

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