Details of place names, more images, famous sons of, etc. Well worth a visit.
A pretty extensive database of archaeological sites in Scotland. Users can search on a number of criteria and sites may be displayed on maps. Registration (free and simple) is necessary.
Website giving details of Castle Forbes fisheries, accommodation, etc, and a link to Clan Forbes website.
The ongoing attempt to record, in photographs, as many points in the UK as possible. Try a search under AB33.
|Glenbuchat Heritage Archive|
An excellent and informative website giving considerable detail of places and people associated with Glenbuchat.
A wonderful collection of railway information and images associated with our local line which is sadly no more.
Forum has discussions on topics of concern to folk in the North East of Scotland
The website of Keig Community.
An excellent website, run by Jim Grant, catering in detail for images and information relating to Kennethmont.
A local archaeology group dedicated to practical field investigations in North East Scotland.....Time Team wi local loons an' quines!
|The Stewarts of Alford|
A rootsweb site helping members of this family trace family connections. David, who has set up this site, says: "The site is a World Connect Project at Ancestry and is open to the public (no registration required)the link will take you to my Index page - just click on the letter corresponding to the last name you are searching for and a list of names and birthplace/dates will appear. A further click on that name will take you to that person and allow you to manoeuvre up or down through the family. If you have information on emigration of a famiily, I would love to have it as my research resources are limited to the UK."
|William Robertson Smith|
This wonderful website gives further details of the life and work of this notable academic who was born and raised in Keig, and whose life is also described in "Children of the Manse" edited by Astrid Hess and Gordon Booth.
|Alford Heritage Centre and Museum|
Located in Mart Road, Alford, Aberdeenshire, a wonderful collection of items from long ago, and not so long ago. Well worth a visit, but this image library is being developed as an adjunct to the museum and includes material donated to or loaned to it.
|Ken McHardy Sen.|
Ken is the great nephew of PM Jimmy McHardy and has a wealth of knowledge and memories of Strathdon and the surrounding areas. His son, Andrew has set up a superb website on the McHardy clan (see link below) with many of his father's reminiscences recorded there.
Has an interest in ancestors in Leochel Cushnie and Kemnay.
James is a well known local archaeologist who teaches at Aberdeen University Adult Learning.
Russell has strong family connections in Alford and is currently researching his Gordon family history. He is the editor and owner of Grampian Life, an excellent website devoted to showcasing this part of the North East of Scotland.
Editor of a fascinating website on Kennethmont (Kinnethmont) and also an Aberdeenshire contributor to the war memorial website