Down to the Sea Book –

A book written by Jessie Macdonald and Anne Gordon concerning the history and heritage of the Seaboard Villages. “The information comes almost entirely from men and women in the three villages who have told us of their own memories and of what their parents and grandparents used to tell them.


Am Baile –

Explore Highland’s History and Culture


Nigg – A changing Parish –

History of the Fearn peninsula written by Anne Gordon in 1977


Royal commisions on the ancient and historical monuments of Scotland

The RCAHM looks at “exploring scotlands places”.



Scran is a “charity & online learning resource base with over 370,000 images & media from museums, galleries, and archives. Search the whole resource base for free and buy downloadable images at publishing quality. A subscription is required for full online text, large images and tools. Browse via Random Records below or the grey Picture Margins.”


National Library of Scotland  –

“zoomable images of over 48,000 maps of Scotland and beyond.”


Kist o’ Riches/Tobar an Dualchais

“This website contains over 33,000 oral recordings made in Scotland and further afield, from the 1930s onwards. The items you can listen to include stories, songs, music, poetry and factual information”


Royal Oak

Family archives and information on servicemen of the Royal Oak –



Seaboardgaidhlig is bilingual blog written by Davine Sutherland, daughter of Hugh and Johann (Hansy) Sutherland – Hilton Residents. – Some brilliant links on the blog in connection to the Seaboard Village. Lots of information.


Scottish Fishing Museum

“Boats, fishing and folk..”


Scottish Fishing Museum’s FACTSHEET –


Scotland’s Places

Resources on areas within Scotland.


Wick Heritage Museum

An archive of photography of Wick – ‘The Johnston Photography’ –



Walking through Scotland’s History – Ian R. Mitchell.