Tuesday, 27 April 2010

Donald Whyte passes away

Respected Scottish genealogist and author Donald Whyte passed away, aged 84, on Friday April 23rd. An obituary can be read online at http://announce.jpress.co.uk/3917842. The funeral will be this Thursday April 29th at Kirkliston Parish Church, at 2.00pm.

Donald was a founding member of the Scottish Genealogy Society in 1953 and a current honorary vice-president. Overseas readers may be familiar with many of his books, including A Dictionary of Scottish Emigrants to the USA and A Dictionary of Scottish Emigrants to Canada before Conferderation, as well as other Scottish based genealogical titles.

(With thanks to the SAFHS news page)


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