Carrick History Society
Comman Eachdraidh Charraige

Useful Links

Maybole Website

This website was created in 1999 and was very popular. Although the website itself is rather dated in its appearance, it is a fantastic resource for Mayboles history. 

Maybole Regeneration

Maybole is currently undergoing a regeneration and this website has all the information. 

North Carrick Website

This is a website filled with news about many different types of events taking place within North Carrick. It is useful for finding places to eat and stay if you visit the area to visit the many different historical locations the area has to offer. 

Go Girvan

Go Girvan is a website dedicated to events and things to do in Girvan and surrounding areas. 

Ayrshire Archaeological and Natural History Society

AANHS is a great resource for providing historical documents, many written by local historians. There are many resources available here that are relevant to the Carrick Area 

Ayrshire Federation of Historical Societies

This organisation connects all the History Societies in Ayrshire which allows us to work together for the greater good of promoting the history of the area. They are producing a new website but can be contacted via Facebook 

Scottish Local History Forum

SLHF is an umbrella organisation for local history in Scotland. Here, you can find a list of historical events taking place across Scotland and can find out about other societies. 

Ayrshire Archive

The Ayrshire Archive is the local authority archive for North, South and East Ayrshire. They hold many different records such as Town Council Minutes, Valuation Rolls and have an extensive library of historical books. The Archive is open to all, however they are only open on a Tuesday and by appointment only. Records must be requested for viewing before visiting. 

Dumfrieshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society

Founded in 1862, DGHNHAS covers the county South of Ayrshire. 

Society of Highland and Island Research

Founded in 1972, this society promotes the history of The Highlands and Islands. They have an online lecture series as well as several historical booklets available to purchase. 

Culzean Castle and Country Park

Culzean Castle is described by the National Trust as Robert Adams masterpiece and it is clear to see why. We are lucky to have such a wonderful place within Carrick.