General resources relating to Ardnamurchan:

Clain MacIain website

Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba


The Gaelic origins of place names in Britain

West Ardnamurchan vintage images (Flickr)

Ardnamurchan Transitions Project

Lochaber Archive Centre

Ardnamurchan place names (Jstor – you will need to set up a free account to view)

AHHA publications:

St Comghan’s Church, Kilchoan – A Guide

Local Guides to:

  • Camas nan Geall
  • Bourblaige
  • Glendrian
  • Mingary Castle

Clan MacIain – a History – by Tim Steel

Kilmory – A Crofting Township in 1930 – by Joey Mackenzie

Growing Up on an Ardnamurchan Croft – by Mary MacGillivray

The Kilchoan Public School Logbook – extracts from 1916 – 1933

All are available from outlets in the West Ardnamurchan area. To enquire about purchases by post, contact the secretary at