Old Maps of Doune

Historic Maps of Doune and the local area.

More maps coming!

We are busy preparing more old maps of Doune from other years.

My grandfather who was a retired Glasgow policeman purchased a house called "Kibi" in Balkurach Street in the 1930s. I was evacuated to Doune in 1940 and stayed there most of the war years. My aunts Grace McPherson and Babs McDonald ran the grocery shop on Balkurach Street up until the early 1950s. I have no idea why (...Read full memory)

I have been researching my great-grandfather. I found out that he was born at The Porters Lodge, Doune in 1848. His name was John Bilton and his father, Thomas Bilton, was a gamekeeper on the Doune Estate. My great-grandfather changed his name as a teenager to John Bilton Duncan. He had several brothers and sisters, all (...Read full memory)