Local Publications

Sale of local publications

East Dunbartonshire Libraries publish a wide range of titles on local history and topography,  with numerous local books available for sale and also for reference and lending in local libraries.

How to purchase titles

Publications from the following list are available at every library in East Dunbartonshire and at the Auld Kirk Museum, Kirkintilloch. Books can be ordered by post from the William Patrick Library, 2-4 West High Street, Kirkintilloch, Glasgow, G66 1AD. Cheques should be made payable to East Dunbartonshire Leisure & Culture Trust; postage and packaging is not included in the price. You can also print off, complete and return the Publication order form (PDF Attachment) to the William Patrick Library.

List of publications
This is a sample of the publications that are available. For further information contact Information and Archives at the William Patrick Library, Kirkintilloch.

£3.30

William B Black

The Bennie Railplane (2004)

James F McEwan

McEwan Collection Transport History: Catalogue of the Collection of the Late James F McEwan (1998)

£5.00

£2.40

A I Bowman

The Gipsy O'Kirky: SS Gipsy Queen. (1987)

Dorothy E McGuire

Agricultural Improvement in Strathkelvin 1750-1850 (1988)

£4.80

£3.60

A I Bowman

Swifts and Queens: Passenger Transport on the Forth and Clyde Canal (1984)

Don Martin

The Garnkirk and Glasgow Railway (1981)

£1.80

£4.50

Freda Bunyan and Neil Kidd

The Story of Stepps (1996)

Don Martin.

The Monkland and Kirkintilloch and Associated Railways (1995)

£12.00

£1.80

Bill Findlay

Auchinairn and Bishopbriggs at War (1995)

Don Martin.

The Story of Lenzie (1989)

£3.60

£1.95

Bill Findlay

Canal Seasons (3rd revised ed., 2001)

Don Martin and A A Maclean

Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway Guidebook (1992)

£4.95

£1.95

Bill Findlay

Educating Auchinairn and Bishopbriggs 1896-1996. (1996)

Christine Miller

Bishopbriggs in old picture postcards. (1995)

£9.95

£6.90

Forth and Clyde Canal Society Forth and Clyde Canal Guidebook (3rd revised ed., 2001)

Loretta Mulholland

Campsie Glen Picture Album (1988)

£2.40

£7.50

John Horne, ed.

Kirkintilloch: by Select Contributors (Reprint, 1993)

Nigel Orr

Milngavie: the Village (2002)

 £4.50

£6.00

Housing in Strathkelvin Information Pack: 2 vols (1989)

Sheena V Peters

Milngavie in Old Picture Postcards Volume 2 (1993)

£9.95

£3.30

Neil Kidd

The Story of Chryston (1993)

Sheena V Peters

Remains to be Seen: A Brief History of Bearsden and Milngavie (2nd ed., 1994)

 £4.99

75p

Kincaids of that Ilk (1990)

G Quail

Garnkirk Fireclay (1985)

£2.40

£6.00

Kirkintilloch and District Society of Antiquaries

Place Names of Kirkintilloch and District (2nd ed., 2002)

David Roberts

For to do the Country Good: the Working Horse in West Central Scotland (1987)

 £3.90

£3.30

James Lindsay

Milton of Campsie: People and Places (1992)

Elizabeth Robertson and Willie Ure

The Story of Baldernock (1991)

£3.90

£6.00

Cecilia McDaid

The Catholic Church in Strathkelvin (1996)

J A Russell

The Story of Bishopbriggs (Reprint, 1989)

£2.70

£7.50 

Sue Selwyn and Don Martin

Kirkintilloch: Life and Times (1994)

Strathkelvin Mining Project Team

Bridgend: a Scottish Colliery Village (1984)

 £2.10

£6.50

Brian Skillen

The Mines and Minerals of Bishopbriggs and District (2000)

Tintock: a Canal-side Village (1991)

£1.50 

£4.50 

Brian Skillen

The Mines and Minerals of Campsie and Baldernock (1997)

Jessie and Willie Ure

Bishopbriggs: the Golden Years (1987)

 £2.40

£4.50

Iain M Smith

The Story of Twechar (1994)

Willie Ure

Bishopbriggs: the Years of Growth (1989)

£3