The Troon @ Ayrshire Family History Society founded in 1989 has built up a wide range of knowledge on the people of Dundonald and the other parishes in South Ayrshire. Please browse our website to learn more about us and the assistance we can give to people researching their Scottish Ancestry.

Latest News

New Exhibition in Troon Library

4th Duke of Portland Legacies Exhibition

Discover how the streets of Troon got their names, the history of Troon Harbour, Fullerton House and the Kilmarnock to Troon Railway in this photographic exhibition running at Troon library throughout the month of July.

Open Mon. & Thurs. 9am to 7pm, Tue. Wed. Fri & Sat. 9am to 5pm

Society Meetings

Our new session, 2018-2019, will kick off on Thursday the 20th of September when June Wiggins will tell us about John Galt, An Ayrshire Author. We look forward to welcoming all old and new members on that night.

Full details of all our meetings for the 2018-2019 session will be found on the Meetings Page.

eMagazines available on application to

The following family history journals/ newsletters are available in pdf format to members by email.

Aberdeen & North East Scotland Journal No. 147 May 2018

Gallus - Journal of Glasgow and West of Scotland FHS No.112 June 2018 NEW

Family Roots - Newsletter of Lothians Family History Society, No. 57, Summer 2018 NEW

Ancestral Searcher - Journal of the Heraldry and Genealogical Society of Canberra, June 2018 Has a number of interesting articles with over 40 surnames within ranging from Adams to Wilkinson.

Scots News Magazine - Queensland, Australia, August/September 2018 NEW

Cedar Log - Richmond Tweed FHS, New South Wales, March 2018

Kiwi Kith and Kin - Scottish Interest Group NZSG, Issue 113, Winter 2018 NEW

Thistle Times - Journal of the Scottish Interest Group of the Genealogical Society of Queensland, March 2018