Thursday, 30 October 2008

Scottish Lectures and Events for November 2008

Scottish Interest Group
Scottish Interest Group, Genealogical Society of Queensland Inc.
Sun 2 NOV 2008 at 10.30 am to 3.00 pm
Scottish Interest Group, PO Box 8423, Woolloongabba, Queensland 4102,Australia
Tel: (GSQ Library): +61 7 3891 5085
E-mail: gsq@gsq.org.auWeb: www.gsq.org.au


CalMac Vessels, by Norman Brown
Largs and District Historical Society
Mon 3 NOV 2008 at 7.30pm, Largs Museum, Kirkgate House, Manse Court, LARGS, KA30 8AW
Web: http://freespace.virgin.net/mike.mackenzie2/LDHSprog.htm


Strays and DNA, by Bill Williamson; Military Research, by Allan McMurchie
West Lothian Family History Society
Tues 4 NOV 2008 at 7.00pm - 9.00 pm, West Lothian Library Headquarters, Connolly House, Blackburn
E-mail: honsec@wlfhs.org.ukWeb: www.wlfhs.org.uk


Woodland History in Dumfries and Galloway, by Peter Norman
Dumfriesshire & Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society
Fri 7 NOV 2008 at 7.30pm, Cumberland Street Day Centre, Dumfries, at 7.30 p.m.
Web: http://users.quista.net/dgnhas


Scottish Interest Group meeting
Queensland Family History Society Inc.
Sat 8 NOV 2008 10.00am – 12.00pm, Library and Resource Centre, 58 Bellevue Avenue, Gaythorne, Queensland 4051
E-mail: secretary@qfhs.org.auWeb: www.qfhs.org.au


Roadshow
West Lothian Family History Society
Sat 8 NOV 2008, Carmondean Library, Livingston
E-mail: honsec@wlfhs.org.ukWeb: www.wlfhs.org.uk


Local Prehistory in the European Context, by Kathleen Navarro de Paz
Comann Eachdraidh Mùideart / Moidart Historical Society
Mon 10 NOV 2008 at 8.00pm, Glenuig Hall
Web: www.moidart.org.uk


Women of Glasgow University by Lesley Richmond
Largs and North Ayrshire Family History Society
Wed 11 NOV 2008 at 7:30 pm, Community Room, Largs Library, Allanpark Street, Largs
Web: http://www.largsnafhs.org.uk/home.htm


The MacLeans of Ardgour, by Lady Fiona Maclean of Ardgour


Lochaber And North Argyll Family History Group
Tues 11 NOV 2008 at 7.30pm, Fort William Library
Web: www.lochaberandnorthargyllfamilyhistorygroup.org.uk
E-mail: landnafhg@fsmail.net


Committee Meeting
West Lothian Family History Society
Tues 11 NOV 2008, Blackburn Community Centre
E-mail: honsec@wlfhs.org.ukWeb: www.wlfhs.org.uk


Kirkcaldy Linoleum Factory, by Gavin Grant
Fife Family History Society
Tues 11 NOV 2008 at 7.00 pm, Methil Community Centre, Bowling Green Street, Methil
E-mail: webadmin@fifefhs.orgWeb: www.fifefhs.org


Making Oil from Peat - When Lewis Led the World, by Fred Silver
The Islands Book Trust
Tues 11 NOV 2008 at 7.30pm, An Lanntair, Stornoway
Tel: Alayne Barton (01851 820946)
Web: www.theislandsbooktrust.com


The Tranent Massacre, by Tom Millar
The Lothian Family History Society
Wed 12 NOV 2008 at 7.00pm, Lasswade High School Centre, Eskdale Drive, Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, EH19 2LA
Email: lothiansfhs@hotmail.comWeb: www.lothiansfhs.org.uk


Heraldry for the Genealogist, by Charles Burnett (Ross Herald)
Central Scotland Family History Society
Wed 12 NOV 2008 at 7:30pm, Smith Museum and Art Gallery, Dumbarton Road, Stirling
Web: www.csfhs.org.uk


History in the Making: a survey of current postgraduate research at the Universities of Dundee & St Andrews, by Sukaina Haider, Katherine McBay, John Toller, Kathrin Zickermann
Wed 12 NOV 2008 at 6.30pm (refreshments available from 6pm), Discovery Point, Discovery Quay, Dundee
Tel: 01382 344310


Talk by Harry Gray
Caithness Family History Society
Wed 12 NOV 2008, Venue in Wick TBC
E-Mail: sandy.gunn@btinternet.comWeb: www.caithnessfhs.org.uk


150 years of Wm Shearer’s, by Richard Shearer.Orkney Family History Society
Thur 13 NOV 2008 at 7:30pm, Supper Room, Town Hall, Kirkwall
Email: secretary@orkneyfhs.co.ukWeb: www.orkneyfhs.co.uk


White Slaves with Black Faces, by J. Millar
East Ayrshire Family History Society
Thur 13 NOV 2008 at 7.30pm, Gateway Centre, Foregate Square, Kilmarnock
E-mail: enquiries@eastayrshirefhs.org.ukWeb: www.eastayrshirefhs.org.uk


Wills & Testaments, by Wietica McGhee
Lanarkshire Family History Society
Thur 13 NOV 2008, from 7.00pm to 9.00pm, GLO Centre, Muir Street, Motherwell
E-mail: info@lanarkshirefhs.org.uk or society@lanarkshirefhs.org.ukWeb: www.lanarkshirefhs.org.uk


AGM and film
Appin Historical Society
Sat 15 NOV 2008 at 2.30pm, Port Appin Hall
Tel: 01631 730309
Web: www.appinhistoricalsociety.co.uk


7th Battalion The Royal Scots – The Gretna Railway Disaster & Gallipoli, by Ken Nisbet
Anglo-Scottish Family History Society
Sat 15 NOV 2008 at 2.00 pm, Society library, Clayton House, Piccadilly, Manchester
Web: www.mlfhs.org.uk/AngloScots


Writings and Recordings of Benbecula History – an introduction to a programme of Book Trust events in 2009, by Alasdair Maceachen
Islands Books Trust


Sat 15 NOV 2008 at 8.30pm, St Mary’s Hall, Benbecula
Tel: Alasdair MacEachen (01870 602124)
Web: www.theislandsbooktrust.com


Aberdeen Maritime Museum and Archives, by Meredith Greiling
Aberdeen and North East Scotland Family History Society
Sat 15 NOV 2008 at 2:30pm, Aberdeen Unitarian Church, 43a Skene Street, Aberdeen AB10 1RN
Tel: 01224 646323, Fax: 01224 639096
E-mail: enquiries@anesfhs.org.ukWeb: www.anesfhs.org.uk



Scottish Interest Group meeting
Scottish Interest Group, Western Australian Genealogical Society
Sun 16 NOV 2008 at 2.00pm, Unit 4, 48 May Street, Bayswater
E-mail: genealogy@wags.org.auWeb: www.wags.org.au


War Memorials in East Lothian, by James Cranstoun
The Scottish Genealogy Society
Mon 17 NOV 2008 at 7.30pm, Augustine Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
E-mail: sales@scotsgenealogy.comWeb: www.scotsgenealogy.com


Read All About Glasgow Disasters, by Willie Cross & Monty Dart
Glasgow & West of Scotland Family History Society
Mon 17 NOV 2008 at 7.30pm, Lecture Theatre No. 1 of the Boyd Orr Building, Glasgow University, University Avenue, Hillhead, Glasgow.
Web: www.gwsfhs.org.uk


Meeting
South Australia Genealogy & Heraldry Society Inc
Mon 17 NOV at 7:30 pm, Society Library, Unley Road, Adelaide
E-mail: admin@saghs.org.auWeb: www.saghs.org.au


The Good, The Bad and the Insolent: Local Registrars, by Ann Cameron
Largs and District Historical Society
Mon 17 NOV 2008 at 7.30pm, Largs Museum, Kirkgate House, Manse Court, LARGS, KA30 8AW
Web: http://freespace.virgin.net/mike.mackenzie2/LDHSprog.htm


Glasgow Archives, by Claire Paterson
Troon @ Ayrshire Family History Society
Tues 18 NOV 2008
E-mail: info@troonayrshirefhs.org.ukWeb: www.troonayrshirefhs.org.uk


McGonagall and 19th Century Dundee, by David Kett
Tay Valley Family History Society
Wed 19 NOV 2008 at 7.15 p.m, University of Abertay, Bell Street, Dundee
E-mail: tvfhs@tayvalleyfhs.org.ukWeb: www.tayvalleyfhs.org.uk


Paisley High St. - A Brief History, by David Roberts

Renfrewshire Family History Society
Thur 20 NOV 2008, at Paisley Museum
Web: www.renfrewshirefhs.co.uk


Alloway Church 150 year anniversary, by Rev. Neil McNaught
Alloway & Southern Ayrshire Family History Society
Thur 20 NOV 2008 at 7.30 for 7.45 p.m, Alloway Parish Church Halls, Auld Nick's View, Alloway, KA7 4RT
E-mail: secretary@asafhs.co.ukWeb: www.asafhs.co.uk


A Loop in the Forth is worth an Earldom in the North – The Rediscovery of Scotlands's Monastic Landscapes, by Derek Hall (SUAT Ltd)
Dumfriesshire & Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society
Fri 21 NOV 2008 at 7.30pm, Cumberland Street Day Centre, Dumfries
Web: http://users.quista.net/dgnhas



Scots and the Caribbean, by Alex Tyrrell
Scottish Ancestry Group, Genealogical Society of Victoria Inc.
Sat 22 NOV 2008 at 1.00pm, GSV meeting room, Level B1 257 Collins StreetMelbourne Victoria 3000
E-mail: gsv@gsv.org.auWeb: www.gsv.org.au


Scots in Poland by Mona Lewis (and meeting)
Borders Family History Society
Sun 23 NOV 2008 at 2.30 pm, Corn Exchange & Ormiston Institute, Market Square, Melrose
Web: www.bordersfhs.org.uk


Antarctic Connections, by John Love
Stornoway Historical Society
Mon 24 NOV 2008 at 8.00pm (doors open 7.30pm), Stornoway Town Hall. Entry is free but donations are welcome.
Web: www.stornowayhistoricalsociety.org.uk
E-mail: info@stornowayhistoricalsociety.org.uk


Visit to Glasgow University Archive
Largs and North Ayrshire Family History Society
Tues 25 NOV 2008 at 7:30 pm
Web: www.largsnafhs.org.uk/home.htm


Evening visit to New Register House
West Lothian Family History Society
Tues 25 NOV 2008
E-mail: honsec@wlfhs.org.ukWeb: www.wlfhs.org.uk


Death by Design - The True Story of Glasgow Necropolis, by Ronnie Scott

Renfrewshire Family History Society
Tues 25 NOV 2008 at 7.30pm, Waterfront Leisure Complex, Conference Suite in Greenock
Web: www.renfrewshirefhs.co.uk


Researching your 19th century soldier family history, by Ken Nisbet
Highland Family History Society
Thur 27 NOV 2008 at 7.30pm, at Netley Centre, Highland Hospice, Bishop’s Road, Inverness, IV3 5SB
Website: www.highlandfhs.org.ukE-mail: jdurham@highlandfhs.org.uk


Blair Castle Archives, by Jane Anderson
North Perthshire Family History Group
Thur 27 NOV 2008 at 7.30pm, The Tryst Hall, behind the Church, West Moulin Road, Pitlochry
Web: www.npfhg.org


Heraldic Times: 1672 – 1716: Uses and Memorials (Lyons, Artists, Writers and Engravers) - St. Andrew lecture by Leslie Hodgson, and St. Andrew Dinner
The Heraldry Society of Scotland
Sat 29 NOV 2008, 7.00pm for 7.45pm, Hepburn Suite, Royal Scots Club, Edinburgh
E-mail: c.napier@napier.aol.com.uk
Web: http://www.heraldry-scotland.co.uk


Chris
www.ScotlandsGreatestStory.co.uk
Scotland's Greatest Story
Professional family history research & genealogical problem solving


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