Learn more about the history of East Renfrewshire and Glasgow

To find out more about the wider local history and heritage of East Renfrewshire and Glasgow a number of websites are worth visiting.

If you want to discover more about East Renfrewshire's past then go to the Portal to the Past website. Browse the website pages to see information on local topics such as transport, people and places, view online exhibitions and photographs and discover the facilities offered to those interested in local and family history in local community libraries and heritage centres. The website also gives access to an online database.

As told by some of Scotland's best writers, and illustrated with thousands of images from the collections of the city's world-famous libraries, museums and universities, the Glasgow Story covers everything from football to fashions, Auchenshuggle to Yoker.

You can also search the West of Scotland Archaeology Service's website for more information about local recorded sites and monuments using either a database search or a map search.