Thursday, 24 September 2009

Forthcoming Scottish lectures and events - October 09

It's back! After several requests to do so, I've decided to reinstate the monthly news and events listings on the SGNE blog, now that I have a bit more time to breathe again! So with a new family history society lectures and events season upon us, here goes with some listngs for October:


Natural Gifts and Tenacious Memories, by Alasdair MacEachen (Gaelic and English)
The Islands Books Trust
Saturday 3 OCT 09, 8.30pm, St Mary’s Hall, Griminish, Benbecula
www.theislandsbookstrust.com


Open day
Alloway & Southern Ayrshire FHS
Saturday 3 OCT 09, 12.00pm-4.00pm, McKechnie Institute, Girvan
www.asafhs.co.uk


Fife Family History Fair

Saturday 3 OCT 09, 9.00am-5.00pm, Rothes Halls, Glenrothes
See http://scottishancestry.blogspot.com/2009/03/fife-family-history-fair.html

Regular Meeting
West Lothian FHS
6 OCT 2009, Connolly House, Blackburn
www.wlfhs.org.uk


Visit to Burns Monument Centre (talk and tour)
Alloway & Southern Ayrshire Family History Society
Wednesday 7 OCT 09, Meet at 2pm, Burns Monument Centre, Kilmarnock
www.asafhs.co.uk


ScotlandsPeople, by Paul Parr
Lanarkshire FHS
Thursday 8 OCT 09, 7.00pm, GLO Centre, Muir Street, Motherwell
www.lanarkshirefhs.org.uk (check out the swanky new website by the way!)


The life of George Inkster D.C.M., by Norman Logie
Orkney FHS
Thursday 8 OCT 09, 7.30pm, Supper Room, Kirkwall Town Hall
www.orkneyfhs.co.uk


Robert Burns, by J. Gibson
East Ayrshire FHS
Thursday 8 OCT 09, 7.30pm, Gateway Centre, Foregate Square, Kilmarnock at
www.eastayrshirefhs.org.uk


The Registrars Office at Peterhead by Shirley Dickie, and Poor Law Registers, by Rita Gordon
The Family History Society of Buchan
Friday 9 OCT 09 – 7.00pm, Arbuthnot House, Peterhead
www.fhsb.org.uk


Family and Local History Fair
Moray and Nairn FHS
Saturday 10 OCT 2009, 10.00am - 4.30pm, Elgin Town Hall



Impact of Empire on Scots Heraldry: Quest and Conquest, by Mark D. Dennis
The Scottish Genealogy Society
Monday 12 OCT 09, 7.30pm, Augustine Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
www.scotsgenealogy.com


Post Graduate in Genealogical Studies - A Student View, by Audrey Brown
Fife FHS
Tuesday 13 OCT 09, 7.30pm, Methil Institute, Fisher Street, Methil
www.fifefhs.org


Council Meeting
West Lothian FHS
Tuesday 13 Oct 2009, Blackburn CC
www.wlfhs.org.uk



The Hidden High Street (pt 1), by George Fox
Lochaber and North Argyll Family History Group
Tuesday 13 OCT 09, 7.30pm, Fort William Library, Fort William
www.lochaberandnorthargyllfamilyhistorygroup.org.uk


Workshop
Largs & North Ayrshire FHS
Tuesday 13 OCT 09, 7.30pm, Community Room, Largs Library, Allanpark Street, Largs
www.largsnafhs.org.uk


Railways of Midlothian, by Jeff Hurst
Lothians FHS
Wednesday 14 OCT 09, 7.00pm, Lasswade High School Centre, Eskdale Drive, Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, EH19 2LA
www.lothiansfhs.org


Unlocking the Medicine Chest: Records at University of Dundee, by Caroline Brown
Central Scotland FHS
Wednesday 14 OCT 09, 7:30pm, Smith Museum and Art Gallery, Dumbarton Road, Stirling
www.csfhs.org.uk


Glasgow University Archives – family history sources
Alloway & Southern Ayrshire FHS
Thursday 15 OCT 09, 7.45pm, Alloway Church Hall
www.asafhs.co.uk


Scottish Military Research Group, by Adam Brown
Renfrewshire FHS
Thursday, 15 OCT 09, 7.30pm, Paisley Museum, High Street, Paisley
www.renfrewshirefhs.co.uk


Ancestral Breakthroughs (Members)
Anglo-Scottish FHS
Saturday 17 OCT 09, 2.00pm, Society library, Clayton House, Piccadilly, Manchester M1 2AQ
www.mlfhs.org.uk


The History of Cove Bay, by Douglas Gray
Aberdeen and NE Scotland FHS
Saturday 17 OCT 09 2.30pm Aberdeen Unitarian Church, 43a Skene Terrace, Aberdeen AB10 1RN
http://anesfhs.org.uk


The Scottish Diaspora, by Billy Kay
Largs & North Ayrshire FHS (Joint Meeting with Largs Historical Society)
Monday 19 OCT 09, 7.30pm, Session House, St. Columba’s Church, Largs
www.largsnafhs.org.uk


The Surnames of Scotland, by Ian Fraser
Glasgow & West of Scotland FHS
Monday 19 OCT 09, 7.30pm Lecture Theatre No. 1 of the Boyd Orr Building, Glasgow University, University Avenue, Hillhead, Glasgow
www.gwsfhs.org.uk


Evening Visit to New Register House
West Lothian FHS
Tuesday 20 Oct 2009, New Register House, Edinburgh
www.wlfhs.org.uk


Who do you think you are (Members)
Troon @ Ayrshire Family History Society
Tuesday 20 OCT 09, Troon Public Library, South Beach, Troon, Ayrshire, KA10 6EF (believed to be 7.30pm)
www.troonayrshirefhs.org.uk



Crofting and a European Future, by Charles Kennedy MP (Angus MacLeod Memorial Lecture)
The Islands Books Trust
Thursday 22 OCT 09, Pairc School, Gravir
www.theislandsbookstrust.com


Family Connections: The Killing of the Red Fox, by Ian Nimmo
North Perthshire Family History Group
Thursday 22 OCT 09, 7.30 pm, The Tryst Hall, behind the Church, off West Moulin Road, Pitlochry
www.npfhg.org


Drop in session
Troon @ Ayrshire Family History Society
Saturday 24 Oct 09, 1.00pm-3.00pm, Troon Library
www.troonayrshirefhs.org.uk


Border Abbeys, by Rollo Duncan,
Borders FHS
Sunday, 25 OCT 09, 2.30 pm, Corn Exchange & Ormiston Institute, Market Square, Melrose, TD6 9PN
www.bordersfhs.org.uk


St Kilda to Australia - the story of the migration to Port Philip in 1852-53, by Professor Eric Richards
The Islands Books Trust
Monday 26 OCT 09, 8.00pm, Taigh Chearsabhagh, Lochmaddy
www.theislandsbookstrust.com


Inverclyde Waulking Songs Group, by Frances Dunlop
Renfrewshire FHS
Tuesday, 27 OCT 09, R.A.F.A. HQ., 11a Ardgowan Square, Greenock (no time given)
www.renfrewshirefhs.co.uk


2010 Conference Meeting
West Lothian FHS
Tuesday 27 Oct 2009, Blackburn CC
www.wlfhs.org.uk


AGM
Caithness FHS
Wednesday 28 OCT 09, Caithness Horizons, Thurso Town Hall (no time listed)
www.caithnessfhs.org.uk


If you would like to have a free event listing, please contact me at
enquiry@scotlandsgreateststory.co.uk


Chris

www.ScotlandsGreatestStory.co.uk
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