Stevenston The Kernel of Cunninghame.
by James Clements. 1500 copies Published 1974. Burgh of Stevenston.
Burgh Offices Stevenston.
Things that Befel in Ayrshire
by James Clements. copies ? Self Published Circa 1960s Printed
by Alexander Gardner Ltd., 10 Lawn Street Paisley. A view on the labour
side of politics
by R. & M. McSherry. ISBN No: 1 84033 042 2 Pictorial
booklet old photographs (45) 1998 approx £6.50 Stenlake Publishing.
Bob Auld's Wee Book of Poems. Circa 1966 Pen name of Robert
Scott who was brought up in Schoolwell Street. Self published poems.
They include: The Tar Biler Affair - Grace from Time - The Rabbie Burns
- Kerlaw Woods - A Middlepart Scene - The Kerlaw Burn.
Miscellaneous Poems and Songs
By Francis Love. Weaver, Stevenston. Second Edition 1886 Published
by the request of the brethren of the Thistle & Rose Lodge. Francis
Love was born in Stevenston in 1781 and died there in 1860. He was
famous in the West of Scotland particularly in Masonic circles.
The Lithuanians in Scotland: a personal view
by John Millar. 1998. Published by House of Lochar, Isle of Colonsay,
Argyll, PA61 7YR . Price £13.99 plus postage. Paperback with 166 pages.
"John Millar is a Scot born of parents who left Lithuania before
the Great War to escape persecution and find employment in industrial
central Scotland. Through a selection of reminiscences from members of
the Lithuanian community in Scotland and his own detailed research he
traces their struggle for survival in an alien world." [ John grew
up in Stevenston ]
In addition James Clements wrote saying:
Rev. Mr. Livingston who was minister at the Free Church from 1885 to
1901, published a small book of poems, as later did Mr. Matthew
Anderson, who was a constable at Nobel's Works, Ardeer, around 1911,
who penned epistles to the lassies of the factory. Our own Mr. James
Sinclair, the well-known local entertainer, some years ago published a
very commendable book of verse, the most of which have a local
connection and well written in our own Lowland Scots. ('The Hikers', 'To
Mr. James Morrison', 'Whit a Day', 'Kenneth Campbell, V.C.' and 'My
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