Reference materials

Blanck, Marilyn Mullinix. 1790 Federal Census Index (Soundex) for MacLeod and Septs of MacLeod. [Morgantown, W. Va.]: Clan MacLeod Society USA, 1987.

Clan MacLeod Societies of Canada Archives, and Alexander Nicolson. History of Skye: A Record of the Families, the Social Conditions, and the Literature of the Island. Glasgow: Alex. Maclaren, 1930.

Clan MacLeod Society of Canada. The MacLeod Families of Canada: A Clan MacLeod Societies of Canada National Council Project. [S.l.]: Clan MacLeod Society of Canada, 1998.

Clan MacLeod Societies of Canada Archives. The World Book of MacLeods. [Scarborough, Ont.]: Halbert’s Family Heritage, 1990.

Clan MacLeod Society of Glengarry. The MacLeods of Glengarry: The Genealogy of a Clan. [Place of publication not identified]: [publisher not identified], 1970

Clan MacLeod Society USA. 1800 Census Index of MacLeods and Septs of MacLeods. Morgantown, W. Va: Clan MacLeod Society USA], 1988.

Clan MacLeod Society USA. 1810 Federal Census Index of MacLeod and Septs of MacLeod. Morgantown, W. Va: Clan MacLeod Society USA, 1989.

Clan MacLeod Society USA. Early MacLeod Settlers: Miscellaneous Old Records for MacLeod and Septs of MacLeod. [Morgantown, W. Va.]: Clan MacLeod Society USA, 1986.

Cowan, Ross. Late Medieval Scottish Swords. Halflang_and_Tua-handit_Scottish_Long_an(1).pdf

Caldwell, D.H. (ed.), Scottish Weapons and Fortifications, 1100-1800. Edinburgh 1981

Bannerman, J. and K. Steer, Late Medieval Monumental Sculpture in the West Highlands 1977

Dunvegan Estate, Martin Bone Associates, and Visual Sound Programmes. Dunvegan Home of the MacLeods. Glasgow: Visual Sound Programmes, 1990.

Filby, P. William, and Mary Keysor Meyer. Immigrations of MacLeods and Septs of MacLeods. Morgantown, W. Va: Clan MacLeod Society USA], 1988.

Gore, Charles. Dunvegan Castle, Isle of Skye. Musselburgh (Scotland): Scotprint, 1970.

Grant, I. F. The Clan MacLeod, With Their Rock-Built Fortress They Have Endured. Edinburgh: W. & A.K. Johnston & G.W. Bacon, 1953.

Grant, I. F. The MacLeods; The History of a Clan, 1200-1956. London: Faber & Faber, 1959.

Great Britain. Romantic and Historic Dunvegan Castle. Inverness: Highlands and Islands Development Board, 1988.

Hunter, James. Scottish Exodus: Travels Among a Worldwide Clan. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 2006.

King, Merrill. The Book of MacLeod: Two Lineages of Clan MacLeod, Isle of Skye, Scotland, Family Record. Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978.

Mackenzie, Alexander. History of the Macleods with Genealogies of the Principal Families of the Name. Inverness: A. & W. Mackenzie, 1889.

MacCoinninch, Aengus, Plantation and civility in the North Atlantic world : the case of the northern Hebrides, 1570-1639. Brill, Leiden, 2015.

MacKinnon, Donald D. The Macleods of Arnisdale. Dingwall: Ross-shire Print. & Pub, 1929.

MacKinnon, Donald, and Alick Morrison. The MacLeods — the Genealogy of a Clan. [Edinburgh]: Clan MacLeod Society, 1969.

Macleod, Brenda. The MacLeods of Gesto. Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1989.

Macleod of Macleod, Flora, Dame, 1878-, and Joan Wolrige Gordon. Stories of Dunvegan / Told by the Chief, Dame Flora MacLeod of MacLeod at Dunvegan Castle to Young Members of Clan MacLeod During the Fifth Clan Parliament in 1968 ; Edited by Joan Wolrige Gordon. Edinburgh: Associated Clan Macleod Societies, 1968.

MacLeod, Fred. T. Notes on the Relics Preserved in Dunvegan Castle, Skye, and the Heraldry of the Family of Macleod of Macleod. Edinburgh: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1913.

Macleod, Hamish. The MacLeods. Glasgow: Lang Syne, 1997.

MacLeod, Harold S. The MacLeods of Prince Edward Island. Montague, P.E.I.: Clan MacLeod of P.E.I., 1986.

MacLeod, John, and Laurie Campbell. Dunvegan Castle, Isle of Skye, Scotland. Scotland: MacLeod Estate Office, 2003.

Macleod, Loudoun H. D. The Macleods: The Genealogy of a Clan. Hobart, Tasmania: T.R. Macleod, 1988.

Macleod, Mary, and J. Carmichael Watson. Gaelic Songs of Mary Macleod. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd for the Scottish Gaelic Texts Society, 1965.

Macleod, Norman, and Hugh Fraser. Answers for Normand MacLeod of MacLeod Esq; and Hugh Fraser of Lovate [Sic], to the Petition of the Trustees and Executors of the Decased [Sic] Sir George Stewart of Grandtully. 1761.

MacLeod, R. C. Norman Magnus Macleod of Macleod, C.M.G. 23rd Chief of the Clan; A Memorial of a Noble Life. Inverness: R. Carruthers & Sons, 1930.

MacLeod, R. C. The Book of Dunvegan, Being Documents from the Muniment Room of the MacLeods of MacLeod at Dunvegan Castle, Isle of Skye. Aberdeen: Printed for the Third Spalding club, 1938.

Macleod, R. C. The Macleods: a Short Sketch of Their Clan, History, Folk-Lore, Tales, and Biographical Notices of Some Eminent Clansmen. Edinburgh: Clan Macleod Society, 1906.

Macleod, R. C. The Macleods: Their History and Traditions. Edinburgh: Printed for the Clan Macleod Society, 1929.

MacLeod, R. C. The MacLeods of Dunvegan from the Time of Leod to the End of the Seventeenth Century. [Edinburgh]: Priv. Print. for the Clan MacLeod Society, 1927.

MacLeod, Ruairidh. Building Dunvegan Castle. Kirkwall: HALMAC Pub, 1993.

MacLeod, Ruairidh H. Chief Flora: A Memorial to Dame Flora MacLeod of MacLeod, D.B.E., 28th Chief of Clan MacLeod. [Place of publication not identified]: [Associated Clan MacLeod Societies], 1976.

MacLeod, Ruairidh. The Heraldry of Clan MacLeod. Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1989.

MacLeod, Ruairidh H. The Tartans of Clan MacLeod. Shapinsay: HALMAC Pub, 1990.

MacLeod-Nicol, Nancy. Tell Your Children About the Stones: A Short History of the Clan MacLeod Society. Edinburgh: N. MacLeod-Nicol, 2002.

McLeod, Claude Alford. Our MacLeod Ancestry. [Place of publication not identified]: Priv. Print, 1942.

McLeod, Martha Norris. MacLeod Ancestry, Ancient and Present. Sanford, Fla: McLeod and Watson, 1973.

McNie, Alan. Clan MacLeod. Jedburgh, Scotland: Cascade Pub. Co, 1983.

Mitford, Brenda MacLeod. The MacLeods of Drynock. Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1989.

Mitford, Brenda MacLeod. The MacLeods of Lewis. Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1989.

Morrison, Alick. The Chiefs of Clan MacLeod. [Edinburgh]: Associated Clan MacLeod Societies, 1993.

Rogers, Arthur W. Macleodsaga. MacCrimmonsaga. [Ontario]: The Author, 1968.

Simpson, William Douglas. Dunvegan Castle, Isle of Skye: Official Guide. Aberdeen: University Press, 1960.

Swan, Donald Cameron. MacLeod of MacLeod XXIII Chief of Clan MacLeod. London: Swan Electric Engraving Co, 1909.

Watt, Ronald William. A Writer’s Journal on the Life and Times of Norman MacLeod 23rd Chief of the Clan MacLeod. Project (M.A., English)–California State University, Sacramento, 1978.

Wolridge Gordon, Anne. Dame Flora: The Biography of Dame Flora MacLeod of MacLeod. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1974.


2 thoughts on “Reference materials

  1. Want to buy “Clan MacLeod” by Alan McNie (Cascade Publishing) but sure can’t fill in the new account information to go through. Would also be interested in books with passenger lists of MacLeods & MacDonald’s in the 1700 & 1800’s. How would I buy these.


    • Ms. Visger:
      The links provided to materials on the Reference materials page of this site take you to WorldCat, a worldwide search engine for library materials. This link will help you to request the books (InterLibrary Loan) through your local library, they are not listed for sale. For more information on WorldCat services and usage see:, or ask at your local library for more information on the ILL process. If you are looking to purchase books, you can try websites like Amazon for recent titles or Abe Books for out-of-print editions.


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