Ayrshire Ancestors provide a fee paying searchable On-Line Monumental Inscription database.
Deceased On-line is a fee paying database of monumental inscriptions and burial records covering the whole of the UK and Republic of Ireland. Currently the site hosts the full up-to-date inscriptions from Mauchline Churchyard, Muirkirk Churchyard, and Sorn Churchyard and Cemetery.
Scottish War Graves Project
Excellent website which to date contains over 15,500 headstones from over 650 cemeteries and burial grounds
Find a Grave in Scotland
Find a Grave in Scotland has been designed to help people in their search for information with a picture of the grave marker made available for you to print.
The Gravestone Photographic Resource
This is a free genealogy resource that contains an index of the names and relationships that appear on grave monuments. There are currently no entries for Ayrshire.
Find a Grave
Free website that has the locations of graves all across the world.
War Memorial Links
New Cumnock War Memorials and Military Burials
This superbly detailed study of the war Memorials and military burials in New Cumnock comes courtesy of my old Chemistry teacher, Richard Bain.
The Scottish War Memorials Project Forum
Site with user submissions of War Memorials across the country. This probably contains the single most comprehensive record of war memorials in Scotland.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Excellent website which contains the details of 1.69 million deceased Commonwealth military service members in 150 countries. Their records can be searched for free.
UK National Inventory of War Memorials
The UK National Inventory of War Memorials is a registered charity working to compile a record of all war memorials in the UK and to promote their appreciation, use and preservation.
Local & Family History Societies
Cumnock Living History Group
Cumnock History Group are a constituted Voluntary Group of people of all ages and from all walks of life who all share an interest in the history and heritage of Cumnock and how the past has influenced the present. The website contains not only detailed articles on the history of Cumnock, but also many documents which will be useful for those tracing their family history. In addition they also run the Cumnock Connections website and the WWI Soldiers Blog.
East Ayrshire Family History Society
Website of the local family history society which covers the whole Cumnock and Doon Valley area as well as the Kilmarnock and Loudon district.
Troon & Ayrshire Family History Society
A small but very hardworking society who have produced a huge amount of work. Check out their publications.
Largs & North Ayrshire Family History Society
The Largs and North Ayrshire Family History Society was formed in 1988. Its aim is to promote the study of family history in Largs and the surrounding area of North Ayrshire, Scotland.
Glasgow & West of Scotland Family History Society
The society covers Glasgow and the West of Scotland, namely Argyll & Bute, Ayrshire, Dunbartonshire, Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, and Stirlingshire.