Wednesday, December 9, 2020



The schedule for the January 2021 Scottish Virtual Conference is now confirmed


3:30 pm  We will have a virtual tour of the places associated with the life of Mary, Queen of Scots. These include, Linlithgow Palace, Holyrood Palace, Stirling Castle, Falkland Palace and Lochleven Palace. This will be done live and the tour will be led by Anne Daly of Mary's Meanders.

 SATURDAY  JANUARY 23                                              

9:00 am  Andrew Armstrong will teach us about the BORDER REIVERS and will give us some assistance in how to research our Border families          

10:15   William Roulston of the Ulster Historical Foundation will be presenting on the SCOTS IN ULSTER                                                        

11:30    LUNCH                           

12:15 pm  Margaret Fox will be sharing some of the stories she uncovered while researching in the High Court Records. She will share these stories of BORDERERS BEHAVING BADLY                                                   

1:45  Harvey Kaplan will be telling us about the history of the Jews in Scotland and the record collections available at the SCOTTISH JEWISH ARCHIVES. Because the ViC is on a Saturday, Harvey is unavailable to join us but has given his contact details for any questions that you would like him to address.                                                            

2:45  We round off the day with Donna Moore of Glasgow Women's Library will tell us about the WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT IN SCOTLAND 

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