Albums based on the annual exhibitions

(These can be viewed in the museum)


1998 ‘Insch Shops & Businesses’

 Merchants, tradesmen & shops of Insch


1999 ‘Insch at War’ & ‘Insch Firefighters’

William Bennett, South African War, 1900: World War I,

World War II, German Prisoners of War.


2000 ‘Insch Celebrates’


2001 ‘Agriculture, Milling & the Mart’

Extracts from Exhibition: the Story of Milling:

The Mart, its heyday & its demise


2002 ‘Living in the Kitchen before 1952’ and ‘Queen

Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee’

Extracts from the exhibition: the Jubilee: Living in the Kitchen


2003 ‘In Sickness and Health’

Celebration of people who have been involved with the care

 of the residents of Insch & the local community & hospital


2004 ‘Railway’

 The postal services before the railway: The 150th Anniversary Celebrations of arrival of train services to Insch


2005 ‘Sport in Insch’

Bowling, cricket, curling, tennis, badminton, football, netball, athletics, gymnastics, golf, boxing


2006 ‘The Changing Face of Insch’

Growth of Rothney and Insch and merging of them


2007 ‘Trades and Crafts of Insch and Maintaining the


Featuring tailors, saddlers, shoemakers, stonemasons and blacksmiths


2008 ‘The Street Names of Insch’

Why and when Insch streets were named


2009 ‘Insch Connections abroad’

Biographical details of a few who emigrated and left their

marks abroad for the benefit of future generations


2010 ‘Stone to Steam’

A view of the past from stone circles to steam trains


2011 ‘Williamston - an Insch Connection’ 

Williamston House and Estate and its close connection to Insch


2012 'Kirks and Manses' 

The kirks and manses of Insch, Premnay, Leslie, Oyne, Chapel of Garioch and Culsalmond


2013 'Chiw'dhood - Then and now'


2014 'The Great War - life in spite of it'

The impact of WWI on Insch and surrounding areas


2015 'Wild about Insch'

The wildlife in the area


2016 'Russels of Insch'

The story of a local shop


2017 'Our Bobbies'

Policing in the North East


2018 'Recording Change'

20 years of the Insch Connection Museum


2019 'Catching Fire'

Fire Fighter Heroes in the North East