Abertay Historical Society

Promoting an interest in the history of Dundee, Angus, Fife & Perthshire

Abertay Historical Society

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Abertay Historical Society

Every year the Society publishes at least one book on local history, available for purchase online.


Many of our earlier publications are now out of print. However, their enduring instructive value and popularity have meant they are still frequently requested.

In response, we have begun a programme of converting these publications into PDFs which you can now download for no charge.

Dundee and the Reformation

J H Baxter (1960)

Dundee and its Textile Industry

Bruce Lenman, Charlotte Lythe & Eniud Gauldie (1969)

Early Days in a Dundee Mill 1819-23

William Brown, edited by John Hume (1980)

Medieval Dundee: A Town and its People

Elizabeth P D Torrie (1990)