You might find the following website useful in your research into local or family history and heritage.

Our own site

Cumnock Connections family tree

New Cumnock Heritage

Celebrating our sister town New Cumnock’s place in Scotland. Packed with information on the New Cumnock Auld Kirk and Village Heritage Trail and the Auld Kirkyard Discovery, Minister’s and Soldier’s trails.

Further details can be found on our website at

East Ayrshire Family History Society

Interested in tracing your family history?
Why not join us and see if we can help you?
We have a variety of speakers at our monthly meetings on the 2nd Thursday of each month from September to May and hold workshops most other Thursdays. We are a friendly bunch, carrying out research for our members and usually engaged in some transcription project or other.

Further details can be found on our website at
Why not have a look and get in touch?

Ayrshire History
Ayrshire Working Lives
Burns Monument Centre
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Cumnock Heritage Centre is worth a visit in person
Dane Love, local author and historian
Dumfries House
East Ayrshire Council
Future Museums South West Scotland
National Library of Scotland
National Library of Scotland – Maps of Scotland
New Cumnock Now and Then
Northlight Heritage
Scotlands Places
Scottish Cinema History
Scottish Covenanters Memorials Association
Scottish Mining

Tartan, suggested by Cora Miller

A guide to Scottish tartans 

The Scottish Tartan register

Scottish Tartans Authority

Make a gift to preserve Cumnock’s history

If you feel that you would like to donate a money gift to CHG to help us continue our research into the people and places of Cumnock

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