Saturday, 26 January 2008

Forthcoming Scottish lectures and events - February

The following lectures and events will be taking place in February within Scotland:

Histories of Old Angus Families by Jack Blair
5th Feb 2008, 6.00pm – Tay Valley FHS - Waterstones Bookshop, 35 Commercial Street, Dundee.
Tel: 01382 461845 E-mail: Web:

German-Jewish Ancestry by Jeanette Rosenberg

5th Feb 2008, 6.30pm - University of Strathclyde Genealogy Lecture Series - Ground Floor (Level 2), Graham Hills Building, 40 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1QE.
Tel: 0141 5484147 Web:

Speaker: Robin Urquhart – Online Resources Archivist, The National Archives of Scotland (SCAN)
5 FEB 2008, 7.00pm – West Lothian FHS - West Lothian Library Headquarters, Connolly House, Blackburn.
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Thomas Davidson - the Scottish Probationer, by Ken Fotheringham.
Sun, 10 February 2008, 2.30 pm – Borders FHS – Corn Exchange & Ormiston Institute, Market Square, Melrose. Free.

Soldiers & Sailors Names on the Internet by Alison Rosie
Tues, 12th Feb 2008, 7.00pm – Fife FHS –. Buckhaven Theatre, Lawrence Street, Buckhaven.
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19th Century Heidies by Sheila Dinwoodie
Tues, 12th Feb 2008, 7.30pm – Largs and North Ayrshire FHS – Community Room, Largs Library, Allanpark Street, Largs.

Speaker: Ben Macgregor (subject not advertised)
Wed, 13th Feb 2008 – Caithness FHS –– Miller Academy, Thurso.
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Alluring Architects, by Sarah Fairclough.
Wed, 13th Feb 2008, 7:30pm – CSFHS – Smith Museum and Art Gallery, Dumbarton Road, Stirling.

Digital Ancestors (Glasgow Mitchell Library) by Elizabeth Carmichael
Thurs, 14th Feb 2008, 7.30pm – East Ayrshire FHS – Gateway Centre, Foregate Square, Kilmarnock.
E-mail: Web:

History in Scottish Catholic Records
Thurs, 14th Feb 2008 – Lanarkshire FHS – GLO Centre, Muir Street, Motherwell, from 7pm until 9pm approx.
E-mail: or Web:

Heraldry by Gordon Casely
Sat, 16th Feb 2008, 2.30pm – Aberdeen and North East Scotland FHS –– Queen Street Church Hall, 79 Queen Street, Aberdeen.
E-mail: Web:

Dissent and Diversity: pre 1855 Non-conformist Churches in Scotland by Andrew Muirhead
Mon, 18th Feb 2008, 7.30pm – Glasgow & West of Scotland FHS – Lecture Theatre No. 1, Boyd Orr Building, Glasgow University, University Avenue, Hillhead, Glasgow.

AGM - followed by ‘Prized Family History Objects’
Mon, 18th Feb 2008, 7.30pm – The Scottish Genealogy Society - Augustine Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh.
Tel/Fax: 0131 220 3677 E-mail: Web:

The Glasgow Necropolis by Ian Kennedy
19th Feb 2008 – Troon @ Ayrshire FHS – time and venue not advertised.
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The Smugglers who Saved a Language by John Millar
Thurs, 21st Feb 2008 – Alloway & South Ayrshire FHS – Alloway Parish Church Halls, Auld Nick's View, Alloway, KA7 4RT.
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The Arms of a Danish Crown Princess and her father Prof John Donaldson by Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard (Provisonal)
Sat, 23rd Feb 2008 – The Heraldry Society of Scotland – Venue TBA.
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Redcastle - a Black Isle Estate over the Centuries by Graham Clark
Tues, 26th Feb 2008, 7.30pm – Highland FHS – Netley Centre, Highland Hospice, Bishop’s Road, Inverness, IV3 5SB.
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Paisley Canals by Donald McKinnon
Tues, 26th Feb 2008, 7.30pm – Renfrewshire FHS - Waterfront Campus, James Watt College, Greenock.

Speaker: Margaret Barbour
28th Feb 2008, 7.30pm – North Perthshire FHS - The Tryst Hall (behind the Church), West Moulin Road, Pitlochry.

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