The Official Gordon Badge or family crest
The Armorial Bearings of George Gordon, The Earl of Aberdeen of the Highland Gordons, G.C.M.C. Reproduced in Facsimile from the painting by Mr Graham Johnston in Lyon Register
The Coat of Arms of the Gordons of Kenmure Scottish lowland Gordons as recorded in 1842 in Burkes
The Croughly Gordons, the long awaited and fascinating book by Alistair Gordon, and as the title states, is all about the Croughly Gordons. It comprehensively examines the Croughly line of the Seton-Gordon branch and its descendents.
It was published in October 2014 and is available direct from the author. It will not be available on amazon.com or anywhere else on the internet.
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Scottish DNA Project Blog
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An interesting version on the origins of the Gordon surname. Click here.
The Family of Swinton Captain George Swinton(1899)
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Gordon Kinship, McBride (1973). An excellent resource for a contemporary and comprehensive overview of key Gordon lines. This book is still under copyright so not scanned.
Gordons: Wines & Spirits
The Gordons are known as one of the great military of Scotland, but did you also know the Gordons have one of the longest and most decorated family histories in wine & spirits? From Scotch whisky to Gordon's Gin and TIO PEPE Sherry, Click here to learn more.
Humphrey Bogart stocks Gordon's Gin in film "African Queen"
BOOK SCANS (searchable)
House of Gordon (v1), Bulloch (1903)
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Records of Aboyne, Huntly, Marquis of (1894)
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House of Gordon (v3):
Gordons Under Arms, a biographical muster roll of officers named Gordon in the navies and armies of Britain, Europe, America and in the Jacobite risings, Skelton, Bulloch (1912)
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Legend of the Grand Gordons, Ross (1874)
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Territorial soldiering in the north-east of Scotland during 1759-1814, Bulloch (1914)
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A Concise History of the Ancient and Illustrious House of Gordon
CA Gordon (1734)
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"Chinese Gordon"-General Charles George Gordon (1833-1885), Forbes (1884)
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Gordon book; published for the Bazaar of the Fochabers Reading_Room, Bulloch (1902)
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The Gay Gordons,some strange stories of a famous Scots family , Bulloch (1908)
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Coclarachie, Steven Ree (1902)
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Gordons in Virginia: With Notes on Gordons of Scotland and Ireland (non-searchable), Armistead Churchill Gordon (1918)
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