Thomas Muir

100 - 102 Crowhill Road Bishopbriggs Glasgow G64 1RP

“I have devoted myself to the cause of the people.

It is a good cause… It shall ultimately prevail…

It shall finally triumph”

Thomas Muir (Aug 1793)

of Huntershill (1765 – 1799)

Father of Scottish Democracy

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‘The Trials of Thomas Muir

ABC Radio


Producer Jennifer Bowen and Presenter Sharon Davis of ABC National Radio (Australia)

Interviews include Hector MacMillan (Muir Biographer), Professor Nigel Leask (University of Glasgow), Jimmy Watson (FOTM), Dr Tony Moore (Author - Death & Liberty), Dr Beverly Sherry (University of Sydney), Michael Richards (Museum of Australian Democracy) and Dr Mick Davis (University of Tasmania)

Musical arrangement includes Dick Gaughan singing



Muir, Thomas

Dr Beverley Sherry

Dictionary of Sydney


Acquisitions May 2010    (page 24)

Hordern House Catalogue

 Hordern House Rare Books

 Sydney, Australia

May 2010

Sale description of books belonging to John Adams

Christies, NY


Thomas Muir and The Telegraph: Radical Cosmopolitanism in 1790s Scotland

Nigel Leask

Oxford Journal


Review: Imperial Scots

Nigel Leask

Oxford Journal



Handful of Rogues

Hector MacMillan

Argyll Publishing


Transportation Exile and Escape of Thomas Muir. A Scottish radical's account of Governor Hunter's New South Wales published at Paris in 1798

Johnathan Wantrup (Translator)

The Boroondara Press


Muir of Huntershill

Christina Bewley

Oxford Journals


Thomas Muir of Huntershill 1765-1799

 Michael Donnelly

Strathkelvin District Council


The Scottish Martyrs

Frank Clunes

Angus & Robertson SBN 207-95254-x


Thomas Muir Scottish Martyr

John Earnshaw

The Stone Copying Company NSW


The Life and Trial of Thomas Muir, Esq., Advocate, of Huntershill, Near Glasgow, One of the Celebrated Reformers of 1792-1793, Who Was Tried for Sedition Before the High Court of Justiciary in Scotland, and Sentenced to Transportation for Fourteen Years

Peter MacKenzie

P Walsh, Rutherglen


Memoires du Capitaine Peron sur ses Voyages

P.F. Peron



The Life of Thomas Muir, Esquire, Advocate

Peter MacKenzie



An Account of the Trial of Thomas Muir, of Huntershill, Before the High Court of Judiciary at Edinburgh, on the 30th & 31st days of August, 1793, for Sedition

Samuel Campbell (Printer)


Account of the Trial of Thomas Muir Esq., Younger of Huntershill 1793 for Sedition

James Roberston (Printer)


Linked books and subject matter

Poems on Various Subjects

William Muir 'The Campsie Poet'

Adventure on the Northwest Coast

Joseph O'Cain

Napper Tandy

Rupert J. Coughlan

The Scottish Insurrection of 1820

Peter Berresford Ellis and Seumas Mac a' Ghobhainn

Sydney Views 1788 - 1888

Beat Knoblauch collection

TV/ Film / Stage Plays / Radio Plays

"Scotland's Story: Of Government and Man (#1.14)" (1984) TV Episode [Actor Bill Paterson played .... Thomas Muir]