Extracts from the Willison papers were typed up by Ralph Willison in 1989, before he passed them onto the National Library of Scotland. A number of unpublished corrections have been made to these papers as we learn more about our family.
The Willisons of South Lanarkshire Origins; 17th & 18th centuries; farms in Lanarkshire; John Willison the Covenanter; Old Auchen the Droll; Robert Willison the soldier; family expenditure; farm business; leases on farms; correspondence with lairds; James Paterson Willison.
The Rev Alexander Willison; Dundonald and Luing; Isabella Campbell Willison; the Buchans.
The young Buchans; Mathew Buchan in New Zealand; John Willison (1806-84) and his son John (1844-89); Glenlochay and Acharn in Perthshire.
John Willison (1772-1841) and his poems; Duncan Willison; prevention of sheep stealing in Breadalbane; note on Willison Family Tree.