(with Tom Barclay)
Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society, Monograph 30, 2005. Paperback, illustrated, 102 pages.
This account describes in detail the families, vessels, cargoes, and destinations involved in Ayr’s early transatlantic trade, set against a background of upheaval: the Civil War, the Restoration of Charles II, the Wars of the Three Kingdoms that ended the reign of James VII (or II), and the Union of the Parliaments of England and Scotland in 1707.
The Early Transatlantic Trade of Ayr 1640-1730 is available from Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society, other online book retailers and specialist bookshops.