'Table of Contents' include, Border History, Origin of the Porteous Family, Hawkshaw - the family home, Castles, Towers and Porteous Strongholds, Heraldry (Arms, Crests and Mottos), Tartan, Families prior to and after 1700 A.D., Queen Elizabeth II, her American and English ancestors and our family, Porteous Warriors including the award of the Victoria Cross to Captain Pat Porteous for valor at Dieppe in 1942, Porteous Riots Edinburgh 1736, 'Dunty' the Porteous Ghost 1650, Porteus families in Ireland, over 150 Family write-ups, 37 Biographies and Achievements including the Roman Tribe of Porcius flourishing 300 B.C.
The PORTEOUS STORY has now been prepared as a ".pdf" file which can be emailed. This allows recipient to either save it as electronic version or print it out (320 letter size pages). Please send requests to our email. This book was done as a family research project and is not to be used for profit. Please keep in mind that this was printed c1980 and that the information it contains was accurate as known at the time. If up to date information desired, email research contacts.
USA orders can be sent to Latter Day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, who, with written permission of Barry Porteous, will photocopy the original Porteous Story at a cost of US $80 each, approx. shipping included.