The following list excludes recognised genealogical research sources such as Births, Deaths and Marriage records,  Census records, Passenger Lists, Monumental Inscriptions, On-Line Family Trees, etc.

Bain, Joseph, Calendar of Documents Relating to Scotland, HM General Register House Edinburgh, 1881. (Includes the Ragman Roll).

Black, George F, The Surnames of Scotland, Birlinn, Edinburgh 1999.

Buist, Marten G., At Spec Non Fracta, Bank Mees & Hope NV, Holland, 1974.

Burkes Landed Gentry of Great Britain, The Kingdom in Scotland, 19th Edition,

Gelling, Margaret, Place-Names in the Landscape, Phoenix Press, London 1984.

Grant and Others, Rotuli Scaccarri Regum Scotorum (The Exchequer Rolls of Scotland), HM Register House Edinburgh 1908.

Harding, Constance, Hope. But My Hope is Not Broken, Hurley Printing Co Ltd, Ontaria, Canada, 1967.

Hope, Ann, A Fanfare for John Hope Trumpet, Kall Kwik Publishing, Edinburgh.

Hope, Ann, Sir Thomas Hope Lord Advocate, Society of Friends of the Kirk of Greyfriars, Edinburgh, 1998.

Hopetoun House, Visitors Handbook.

Innes, Cosmo; Editor, Charters of Melrose and Kelso Charters, Edinburgh, 1846.  

Law, Henry William & Irene, The Book of the Beresford Hopes, Heath Cranton Ltd, London, 1925.

McAndrew, Bruce A, Scotland's Historic Heraldry, Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 2006.

Mrs. Hope and Grant, Klein, Memoir of the Late James Hope, London 1842.

Newsinger, John, Editor, United Irishman The Autobiography of James Hope, Merlin Press, London, 2001.

Oxford English Dictionary - 60 Volume.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Robson, Michael, Surnames and Clansmen, Michael Robsom, Isle of Lewis, 1998.

Tranter, Nigel, Hope Endures, Hodder, London 2005.

Watson, Charles B Boog, Editor, Roll of Edinburgh Burgesses and Guild Brethern 1761-1841, Scottish Records Society. Edinburgh, 1933. 

Way of Plean George and Squire Romilly, Scottish Clan and Family Enclopedia, Collins, Glasgow 1998.

Willet, Richard, A Memoir of Hawarden Parish Flintshire, J Fletcher, 1822.

Wood, Marguerite and Marwick, Sir, James D, Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Edinburgh, Scottish Burgh Records Society, Edinburgh, 1869.

Wood, Michael, Doomsday A Search for the Roots of England, BBC Publications, 1987.

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