Thursday, 28 August 2008

Forthcoming Scottish lectures and events in September

All the latest information on events of Scottish interest in Scotland, England, and around the world. If you would like to list an event, please contact us at enquiry@ScotlandsGreatestStory.co.uk.


Exhibition - Imprentit: 500 Years of the Scottish printed word
National Library of Scotland
Friday 27 June to Sunday 12 October, at George IV Bridge Building, Edinburgh.
Monday to Friday: 10.00-20.00. Saturday: 10.00-17.00Sunday: 14.00-17.00. Admission free. No need to book.
Web: www.nls.uk/events/printing-exhibition/index.html


Meeting
Banff Maritime Heritage Association
Mon 1st September 2008, 7.00pm-8.00pm, Town Hall, Macduff, Aberdeenshire

(No further information available)


Regular Meeting
West Lothian Family History Society
Tues 2nd September 2008, at Connolly House, Blackburn
E-mail: honsec@wlfhs.org.uk Web: www.wlfhs.org.uk


Introduction to Family History

Largs & North Ayrshire Family History Society
Sat 6th September 2008, from 10:00am to 2:00pm, Community Room, Largs Library, Allanpark Street, Largs
E-mail: webmaster@largsnafhs.org.uk Web: www.largsnafhs.org.uk


Quarriers, by Josephine Bell
Largs & North Ayrshire Family History Society
Sat 6th September, at 7:30 pm, Community Room, Largs Library, Allanpark Street, Largs,
E-mail: www.largsnafhs.org.uk Web: webmaster@largsnafhs.org.uk


Scottish Session – Who Do You Think You Are?
New Zealand Society of Genealogists Inc. - Scottish Interest Group Sat 6th September, at 1.00pm, Papatoetoe Branch, at Papatoetoe Depot, 91 Cambridge Terrace, Papatoetoe. Door charge $3.00
E-mail: nzsg-contact@genealogy.org.nz Web: www.genealogy.org.nz


Members’ Day Open discussion group
Aberdeen and North East Scotland Family History Society (Moray/Banff branch)
Sat 6th September 2008 at 2.00pm
E-mail: enquiries@anesfhs.org.uk Web: www.anesfhs.org.uk
Tel: 01224 646323


Fisher Lassies, by Mrs Sherrard & Cook
Fife Family History Society
Tues 9th September 2008, at 7.00pm, Methil Community Centre,Bowling Green Street, Methil
E-mail: webadmin@fifefhs.org Web: www.fifefhs.org


Sally Magnusson: Roots – A Daughter of Iceland and Mull
The Islands Book Trust
Tues 9th September 2008, at 7.30pm, An Lanntair, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
E-mail: alayne@theislandsbooktrust.com Web: www.theislandsbooktrust.com
Tel: 01851 820946


Committee Meeting
West Lothian Family History Society
Tues 9th September 2008, at the Community Centre, Blackburn
E-mail: honsec@wlfhs.org.uk Web: www.wlfhs.org.uk


Meeting
Lochaber and North Argyll Family History Group
Tues 9th September 2008, at 7:30pm, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church hall, Fort William
E-mail: landnafhg@fsmail.net
Web: www.lochaberandnorthargyllfamilyhistorygroup.org.uk


Tangled Roots and Branches: Hints on Sorting, storing and presenting your Family History, by Anne Agnew
Lothian Family History Society
Wed 10th September, 7.00pm - 9.00pm
Email: lothiansfhs@hotmail.com Web: www.lothiansfhs.org.uk


A Tale of Two Tankards, by Donnie Harper
Caithness Family History Society
Wed 10th September 2008, Miller Academy , Thurso
E-Mail: sandy.gunn@btinternet.com Web: www.caithnessfhs.org.uk


OFHS Annual Dinner
Orkney Family History Society
Thurs 11th September 2008, 7 for 7.30pm, Lynnfield Hotel, Kirkwall, £20.00 per person. The meal and menu must be booked by Friday 5th Sept, booking form in the Office, Tel 01856873166, Ext 3029 or Hazel at 01856781327


Dating Photgraphs from Costumes, by Rebecca Quinton
Lanarkshire Family History Society
Thurs 11th September 2008, 7.00pm – 9.00pm, GLO Centre, Muir Street, Motherwell
E-mail: info@lanarkshirefhs.org.uk or society@lanarkshirefhs.org.ukWeb: www.lanarkshirefhs.org.uk


National Family History Fair, Gateshead
Sat 13th September 2008, 10.00a.m - 4.30p.m, Gateshead International Stadium, Gateshead, England. Admission £3.50 Accompanied Children under 15 Free
E-mail: info@nationalfamilyhistoryfair.com Web: www.nationalfamilyhistoryfair.com


The Souters of Marcassie and Forres, by Keith Mitchell
Aberdeen & North East Scotland Family History Society (Aberdeen branch)
Sat 13th September 2008 at 2:30pm, Unitarian Church, Aberdeen
E-mail: enquiries@anesfhs.org.uk Web: www.anesfhs.org.uk
Tel: 01224 646323


Airt Show Commemorating 90 Years of the RAF
RAF Leuchars
Sat 13th September 2008. Proceeds to the RAF Benevolent Fund.



Meeting
Queensland Family History Society Inc. – Scottish Interest Group
Sat 13th September 2008, 10.00am – 12.00noon, Library and Resource Centre, 58 Bellevue Ave, Gaythorne, Queensland, Australia
E-mail: secretary@qfhs.org.au Web: www.qfhs.org.au


Tayroots Family History Fair
Tay Valley Family History Society
Sat 13th September 2008, 10.00am - 4.00pm, at St Andrew’s and Glasite Church Halls, 2 King Street Dundee, DD1 2JB. (Next to Wellgate Centre)
E-mail: tvfhs@tayvalleyfhs.org.uk Web: www.tayvalleyfhs.org.uk
Tel: 01382 461845


So Who Are We Related To? A Biblical Reflection of Genealogies in the Old Testament, by Father Neil McGarrity
Glasgow & West of Scotland Family History Society
Mon 15th September 2008, at 7:30pm, St. Peter’s Hall, Chancellor Street, Partick Glasgow
Web: www.gwsfhs.org.uk Tel: 0141 339 8303


Donald and Keifer Sutherland, by Graham E. MacDonell (and meeting)
The Scottish Genealogy Society
Mon 15th September 2008, at 7.30pm Augustine Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
E-mail: sales@scotsgenealogy.com Web: www.scotsgenealogy.com
Tel / Fax: 0131 220 3677


An Irvine Farming family, by Robert Laird
Troon @ Ayrshire Family History Society
Tues 16th September 2008
E-mail: info@troonayrshirefhs.org.uk Web: www.troonayrshirefhs.org.uk


Scottish Emigration to Colonial America, by David Dobson
Tay Valley Family History Society
Wed 17th September 2008, at 7.15 p.m, University of Abertay, Bell Street, Dundee
E-mail: tvfhs@tayvalleyfhs.org.uk Web: www.tayvalleyfhs.org.uk
Tel: 01382 461845


Smuggling in the Carrick area, by Tom Barclay
Alloway & Southern Ayrshire Family History Society
Thurs 18th September 2008, at 7.30pm, Alloway Parish Church Halls, Auld Nick's View, Alloway, KA7 4RT
E-mail: secretary@asafhs.co.uk Web: www.asafhs.co.uk


Erskine Home for Ex Servicemen, by Linda O’ Malley

Renfrewshire Family History Society
Thurs 18th September 2008, 7.30pm at Paisley Museum
Web: www.renfrewshirefhs.co.uk


Italian Prints in a 17th century Scottish Heraldic Manuscript, by Professor Michael Bath
The Heraldry Society of Scotland
Sat, 20th September 2008
E-mail: c.napier@napier.aol.com.uk Web: www.heraldry-scotland.co.uk
Tel: 0131 553 2232


Trip to the grave of the poet Duncan Bahn MacIntyre at Dalmally
Appin Historical Society

Sat September 20th 2008
Web: www.appinhistoricalsociety.co.uk Tel: 01631 730309


West Lothian Libraries History Fair
West Lothian Family History Society
Sat 20th September 2008, Linlithgow Academy
E-mail: honsec@wlfhs.org.uk Web: www.wlfhs.org.uk


Symposium - Perceptions of Early Christianity in Lewis: Different Approaches to Interpreting the Evidence, by Ian Stewart-Hargreaves And Rachel Barrowman (followed by visit to Teampull Mholuag at Eoropie and other local sites)
The Islands Book Trust
Sat 20th September, at 10.30am, Ness Heritage Centre
E-mail: alayne@theislandsbooktrust.com Web: www.theislandsbooktrust.com
Tel: 01851 820946


Scottish Family History on The Web, by Ina Penneyston
Anglo-Scottish Family History Society
Sat 20th September 2008, at 2.00 pm in the Society’s library at Clayton House, Piccadilly, Manchester, M1 2AQ
Web: www.mlfhs.org.uk Tel: 0161 2369750


Beginners Research Workshop (Non-Members Welcome)
Largs & North Ayrshire Family History Society
Sat Sep 23rd September 2008, at 7.30pm, Community Room, Largs Library, Allanpark Street, Largs
E-mail: www.largsnafhs.org.uk Web: webmaster@largsnafhs.org.uk


Evening visit to New Register House
West Lothian Family History Society
Tues 23rd September 2008
E-mail: honsec@wlfhs.org.uk Web: www.wlfhs.org.uk


1820 Scottish Radical Uprising, Ian Bayne

Renfrewshire Family History Society
Tues, 23rd September 2008, at 7.30pm, Waterfront Leisure Complex, Conference Suite in Greenock
Web: www.renfrewshirefhs.co.uk


Captain Cook and the Ednam connection, by Ruth Boreham (and Society Meeting)

Borders Family History Society
Sun 28th September 2008, at 2.30 pm, Corn Exchange & Ormiston Institute, Market Square, Melrose
Web: www.bordersfhs.org.uk


Chris

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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the link to QFHS Scottish interest group. Please note that QFHS moved from 42 Bridge Street, Albion, to 58 Bellevue Ave
GAYTHORNE around 4 years ago...

Chris Paton said...

Many thanks, I've amended the entry.

Chris