Upcoming family history talks and events in Scotland, 9 - 15 April 2018
Note that there may be a small charge for some of these events, and some may be for members only. We will be publishing lists of upcoming talks and events regularly - if you are organising a talk or event relating to Scottish genealogy or history, please let us know and we will be happy to add your events to our list.
Tuesday, April 10 2018, 7.30 pm
Flemish Immigrants into Fife
John Irvine - Tay Valley FHS
Venue: Volunteer House (Vonef Centre) in 69 Crossgate Cupar KY15 5AS
Tea/coffee and biscuits included. Members entry free - Non members very welcome entry £2 for refreshments. Phone Dave Reid on 01333 350557 for any queries re talks.
Tuesday, April 10 2018, 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm
Voyage of Hope
Venue: Masonic Halls, Collier Street, Johnstone
Wednesday, April 11 2018, 6.30 pm, refreshments available from 6 pm
Breakers Ahead, Hard a' Starboard: Remarkable tales revealed by the McManus ship model collection
Venue: Lecture Theatre 2, Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee
Free but donations requested from non-members.
Wednesday, April 11 2018, 7 pm
Kirk Session Minutes
Venue: Lasswade Centre Library, Lasswade High School
Lothians Family History Society
Wednesday, April 11 2018, 7 pm for 7.30 pm
The Library of Innerpeffray Through its People 1680-1855
Venue: Innerpeffray Library, Innerpeffray, by Crieff, Perthshire
Friends of Innerpeffray Library
Jill Dye will explore some of the characters associated with the Library of Innerpeffray, its foundation, governance and use. Using both institutional and wider local context, she will focus on the stories of individuals to shed new light on the library’s famous borrowers’ records.
Wednesday, April 11 2018, 7.30 pm
Were your ancestors farmers?
Venue: Smith Museum and Art Gallery
Central Scotland Family History Society
Wednesday, April 11 2018, 7.45 pm
Venue: RAF Club, Ardgowan Square, Greenock
Thursday, April 12 2018, 5.15 pm
Deeper into the labyrinth of horrors: The imaginative construction of paid childcare in Victorian Glasgow
Dr Jim Hinks (University of Edinburgh)
Venue: Room G.13, Doorway 4, Old Medical School
University of Edinburgh
The Scottish History research seminars take place throughout the academic year and are open to all.
Thursday, April 12 2018, 7 pm - 9 pm
Venue: Johnnie Walker Bond, Strand Street Kilmarnock
East Ayrshire Family History Society
Thursday, April 12 2018, 7.30 pm
The Pictish Symbol Tradition
Dr Gordon Noble
Venue: MacRobert Hall, The Square, Tarland
Dr Gordon Noble is head of the Department of Archaeology at the University of Aberdeen. His talk will outline new dating evidence for the symbol tradition found in Pictland. The symbols appear to represent a non-alphabetic written language and this talk will explore new data on the origins and dating of this epigraphic tradition.
Thursday, April 12 2018, 7.30 pm
Social Evening in Loudoun Hall
Venue: Blue Room, Town Hall, Ayr
Ayrshire Archaeological and Natural History Society
Friday, April 13 2018, 7.30 pm
Annual Business Meeting 7.30pm
Venue: Beaufort Hotel, 11 Culduthel Road, IV2 4AG
Saturday, April 14 2018, 10.30 am
Culloden Anniversary Service
Venue: Culloden Visitor Centre
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