A Hannay Bibliography

Looking for books about the family?  The following are among the sources used in the upcoming fourth edition of The Hannays of Sorbie:

  • Agnew, Andrew, Hereditary Sheriffs of Galloway, Edinburgh, 1893 (Vol. I)(Vol. II)
  • Agnew, Robert Vans, Correspondence of Sir Patrick Vaus of Barnbarroch, Knight, Ayr and Galloway Archaeological Association, 1887
  • Anderson, William, Scottish Nation, Edinburgh, 1862 (Vol. II).
  • Balfour, James, editor, The Register of The Great Seal of Scotland, A.D. 1306-1668, Volume II, Edinburgh, 1882. (There are more volumes, several are online. Checking for link…)
  • Black, George Fraser, The Surnames of Scotland, their origin meaning and history, New York : New York Public Library & Readex Books, 1962.
  • British Monarchy official website, www.royal.gov.uk
  • Burke’s Peerage & Gentry Website, www.burkes-peerage.net
  • CANMORE, Sorbie, Motte
  • CANMORE, Sorbie Tower
  • Chalmers, George, Caledonia : or, a historical and topographical account of North Britain, from the most ancient to the present times with a dictionary of places chorographical & philological, Alexander Gardner, Paisley, 1887
  • Crisp, Richard, Posthumous Rhymes of John Hannay
  • Croly, Herbert, Mark Hanna, U.S.A.
  • Databases of the National Library of Scotland and the University of Edinburgh Library– www.catalogue.lib.ed.ac.uk
  • Dictionary of Scottish Architects, 1840-1980: www.scottisharchitects.org.uk
  • Dictionary of the Scots Language,  www.dsl.ac.uk
  • Dobson, David, Barbados and Scotland, Links 1627-1877, Baltimore, Maryland, 2005.
  • Douglas, James, The Book of Galloway, 1745, reprinted 1912 (Newton Stewart)
  • Dumfries and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society website:  www.dgnhas.org.uk
  • Fairbairn, James, Fairbairn’s Crests, Edinburgh, 1905
  • FamilySearch, www.familysearch.org
  • Federation of Family History Societies website: www.genfair.com
  • Fraser, Marie – Electric Scotland – Baronets of Nova Scotia – www.electricscotland.com/canada/fraser/baronets_novascotia.htm
  • Hanna, Flora A., Book of Benjamin Hanna, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A., 1925
  • Hanna, Rev. James A. M., Hanna of Castle Sorbie, Scotland and Descendants , Oakhill, Ohio, USA
  • Hanna, Sarah A., The House of Hanna, Brookville, Indiana, U.S.A. 1906.
  • Hanna, William S., The Hanna Family, Cleveland, U.S.A., 1930.
  • Hannay, William V., Genealogy of the Hannay Family, Albany, New York, U.S.A., 1913
  • Hannay, William V., The Hannay Family, 2nd Edition, U.S.A., 1969
  • Laing, David (editor), Poems of Patrick Hannay, Hunterian Club,1875
  • Lees, Sir J. Cameron, St. Giles, Edinburgh, 1889
  • Library Ireland – www.libraryireland.com
  • Livingston, A., The Gaelic Clans of Galloway
  • Livingston, A., The Expansion and Contraction of Gaelic in Galloway
  • Livingston, A., Some Dumfries and Galloway Pioneers of the Industrial Revolution
  • Lundy, Darryl – thePeerage Dot Com – www.thepeerage.com
  • MacGibbon, David and Ross, Thomas, The Castellated and Domestic Architecture of Scotland From the Twelfth to Eighteenth Century, 11887
  • MacKay, W., The Mediaeval Castle in Scotland, 1927
  • Mackenzie, Rev. W., History of Galloway
  • Macleod, J. F., The Old Place of Sorbie ,1969
  • Macleod, J. F., Gatehouse of Fleet and Ferry Town of Cree – ancient monuments -historic sites, 1970
  • McCullough, A., Galloway, A Land Apart (2001).
  • McKerlie, A. H., Lands and their Owners in Galloway
  • Morris & Co., Hong Kong, Morris’ Directory for China, Japan and the Phillipines, Etc., 1870
  • National Archives of Scotland – http://www.nas.gov.uk
  • Nisbet, Alexander, A System of Heraldry, Volume I, Plate 23, Page 335, published 1722
  • O’Hart, John, Irish Pedigrees, Dublin, 1888, Part VII, Chapter 1.
  • Oram, R., The Lords of Galloway (2000)
  • Ordnance Survey (national mapping agency), www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk
  • Paton, Henry, editor, The Register of Marriages for the Parish of Edinburgh, 1595-1700, Edinburgh, 1905
  • Pont, James, An Alphabet of Arms of the Nobility and Gentry of Scotland, 1624
  • Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Fifth Report and Inventory of Monuments and Constructions in Galloway, 1: County of Wigtown (1912)
  • Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Fourth Report and Inventory of Monuments and Constructions in Galloway, 2: County of the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright (1914)
  • Russell, James Anderson, The Book Of Galloway: History and Lore, Names and Places, Abbeys and Antiquities, Greater and Lesser Worthies. (Blacklock Farries And Sons, 1962, 1964, 1973, 1983)
  • Scottish Archive Network, www.scan.org.uk
  • Sorbie Family Website, www.sorbie.net
  • Stodart, R. R., Scottish Arms, Volumes 1-2.
  • Temperley, Alan, Tales of Galloway (Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh, 1979, 1992)
  • Tranter, Nigel, The Fortified House in Scotland, Volume 5, Pages 230-232
  • Yahata, Masahiko, A Novelist, George A. Birmingham (geo-birmin.com)
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