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Clan Johnston/e in America: links within this site

Clan Societies

Origins of the Johnstones

Origins of Johnstone of That Ilk – The Baronage Press
More information on Johnstone of That Ilk – The Baronage Press
History of Johnstone name from Donald Whyte’s Scottish Surnames

Johnston/e History, Bulletin Boards, etc.

Johnstone Clan Video available from Border Heritage
Clan Johnstone Mailing List at RootsWeb
J-Dock, a Starting Point for Johnston-related Sites
Forum J, a Forum for Johnston-related Information

Border Reivers

The Border Reivers, A Practical Guide to Border Reiver Country
Border History from Electric Scotland
The Border Reivers
In Search of the Border Reivers
The Border Reivers: An Introduction
Legends: Shake Loose the Border
Reiving, Feuding and Primitive Warfare
Border Art – Reiver Families Maps
Border Miniatures
The Society of Border Reivers
Border Culture–Albion’s Seed
The Historical Families of Dumfriesshire and the Border Wars by C.L. Johnstone
The Barony of Cowdenknowes
Border Reivers Top Sites

Border Castles

Lochwood Tower – from Caledonian Castles
The Lochwood Tower Page
The Clan Johnston/e in America Lochwood Tower Project
Caerlaverock Castle

      (The Maxwell Castle)

More Photos of Caerlaverock
Carlisle Castle
Ferniehirst Castle
Gilnockie Tower – Antique Print
Hermitage Castle

      (“The Strength of Liddisdale”)

Lochmaben Castle
The Chatelaine’s Castles of Wigtown, Kirkudbright and Dumfries
The Chatelaine’s Castles of Berwick, Peebles, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Threave Castle

      (Douglas and Maxwell)

Threave Castle – More Material

Borders Region

Annandale and Eskdale
Dumfries and Galloway
Dumfries & Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society
Eildon Hills
Grey Mare’s Tail
Moffat-the Colvin Fountain
Accommodations in Moffat
Museums and Galleries in Dumfriesshire and Galloway
Sandy’s Sites
Scottish Tourist Board
Southern Upland Way
Uniting the Kingdoms? Scotland
Whithorn Priory and St. Ninian

Border Ballads

Border Ballads Home
The Anglo-Scottish Ballad In the Medieval and Early Modern Periods
Legends: Ballads and Broadsides
Sir Walter Scott’s Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border
Fyre and Sworde – Songs of the Border Reivers – CD
Scocha – Border Ballads and other Border Music


General Register Office for Scotland (GROS)
National Archives of Scotland
Scottish Archives Network (SCAN)
Johnson/Johnston/Johnstone DNA Study Results Page
Elliott (and Border Reivers) DNA Project
Johnson & Johnston of Greene County, Tennessee, Family History
Johnstone at Rootsweb
Johnston at Rootsweb
Anglo-Scottish Family History Society, with index of Scottish strays
Kirkpatrick-Fleming, Dumfriesshire, Genealogy Site
Ann Stiedl’s Johnston/Johnstone Database, mostly from Kirkudbrightshire
Tom Welch’s Scottish Page
Norris Taylor Genealogy Page
Parishes in Dumfriesshire
Dumfries and Galloway Mail List
Society of Genalogists Leaflet No. 6 – “Notes for Americans on Tracing their British Ancestry”
Dumfries and Galloway Family History Society
Scottish Genealogy
Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
Genealogy Gateway to Scotland
David Dobson, Scottish Genealogical Research Consultant
FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service (LDS)
Scot Roots
Family Tree Searcher
Duncan and Eva Adamson
Hugh Peskett Genealogy Research
Scottish Family Research
Imchad Ancestry
Scottish Genealogy Research
Information about U.K. Census


The Court of the Lord Lyon, Official Website
Heraldry Society of Scotland
The St. Andrews Fund for Scots Heraldry
The Convention of the Baronage of Scotland
The Society of Scottish Armigers
Cyberfeudalism – The Baron Courts of Prestoungrange and Dolphinstoun
Electric Scotland – The Court of the Lord Lyon
Court of the Lord Lyon Leaflet No. 2 – “Scottish Crest Badges”
Court of the Lord Lyon Leaflet No. 3 – “Scottish Heraldic Flags”
Court of the Lord Lyon Leaflet No. 6 – “Differencing”
Court of the Lord Lyon Leaflet – “The Use of Personal Arms”
An Annotated Bibliography of Scottish Heraldic Materials
Scottish Heraldry by Matthew Allen Newsome
Territorial Designations, the correct form by Stuart Morris of Balgonie, yr.
The Lord Lyon and his Jurisdiction – from Heraldica
The Baronage Press
The Heraldry Society
The Royal Heraldry Society of Canada
Society of Genealogists Leaflet No. 15 – “The Right to Arms”
Rights to Family Crest/Coat of Arms
The College of Arms
The Canadian Heraldic Authority
The Chief Herald of Ireland
Official Heraldic Authorities
Heraldry on the Internet
The Society of Heraldic Arts
Roll of Arms of Rec.Heraldry-J. Grimbert
Roll of Arms of Rec.Heraldry-Steven Madewell
An Essay on the Position of the British Gentry – Burke’s Peerage and Gentry
Cecil Johnson’s Arms Site – Per Scientiam Progredi
Armorial of the Great Hall of Edinburgh Castle

Border Clans and Families

Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs, Official Website
The Border Gathering
Clan Armstrong
Clan Bell
Clan Carruthers
Dinwoodie (Dinwiddie) Home Page
Clan Douglas
Clan Black Douglas
Clan Elliot
The Glendinning Family
Clan Graham Association (U.K.)
Clan Halliday
Clan Kerr On Line
The Kirkpatrick Family
Clan Little
The Marjoribanks Family
Maxwell World Website
Clan Maxwell Society of Canada
Clan Moffat
Clan Scott
The Tweedie Family
Border Heritage–Scottish Clan and Family Videos
Chiefs of Clans and Names in Scotland

Aberdeen Region (Johnston of Caskieben)

University of Aberdeen
Marischal Museum
The Chatelaine’s Castles of Aberdeenshire (including Caskieben)

The Scots-Irish or Ulster Scots

Ulster-Scots Agency
Ulster Heritage Foundation

Miscellaneous Related Material – The Canadian Navy
Leonard R. Johnstone and the first Wireless Transatlantic Message
The Border League – a reenactment group
Some Whisky Making Johnstons of MacDonald Stock
Oklahoma’s First Commercial Oil Well, 1897 – Nellie Johnstone No. 1
Johnstone Supply – founded in 1953 and named for founders Johnson and Stone
Johnstone Castle in Johnstone, Renfrewshire
The Johnstons – Irish Ensemble
Jeanie Johnston – Irish Emigrant Ship
Civil War Descendants Society
Home of Col. John Johnston, U.S. Indian Agent for Western Ohio

Johnston(e) Home Pages

Raoul Johnston, Master Wine Makers
Nathaniel Johnston et fils, Wine Merchants
Esme and Sarah Johnstone, Chateau de Sours, Bordeaux, France
J.P. Johnson’s Bagpipes At Best
David Johnson – Dryfe Sands Cellar and Larder Consultants, LLC
Dave Johnson – Caskieben, LLC
Debra Johnston – Lochwood Angus Cattle
Johnston of Derrykeighan & Dervock
Rev. Doug Johnston and family
Sherrie Johnstone
Will Johnstone, Artist and Writer, Denver, Colorado

Sources of General Scottish Information

Tartan Educational And Cultural Association (TECA)
Tartan Day
National Library of Scotland – Historic Maps Online
Interactive Clan Map of Scotland – Burke’s Landed Gentry
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
The Museum of Scotland
Historic Scotland
The Statistical Accounts of Scotland – on line full text
soc.culture.scottish FAQ
Electric Scotland
About Scotland Links
Gateway to Scotland
Rampant Scotland
U.S./Scotland Links
U.S. Scots Magazine
Notable Dates in Scottish History
Scottish History Online
Scottish History Club
Scotland Act 1988
Abolition of Feudal Tenure Etc. (Scotland) Act 2000
United-Kingdom resources – news, books, regional
Clan Duncan U.K.


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