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This is a list of the most recent content added to the site in the past month
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Clan Iver
Added a Chronological Table to the odf file on Clan Iver.

Lecture by W. Livingston
Author of “Vindication of the Celtic Character", &c., &c., delivered on the evening of Tuesday, 27th March, 1860, in the Protestant Laymen's Hall, 3 Candleriggs at the request of the Scotch Highlanders of Glasgow (1860) (pdf)

Sir George Goldie
Founder of Nigeria, a memoir by Dorothy Wellesley, Duchesss of Wellington, with a historical introduction by Stephen Gwynn (1934) (pdf)


Added our Weekly Newsletter for 14th June 2024 which you can read as a pdf file or in our Community

Laoidhean Shioin
By Gilleasbuig Farcharson (1870). While this book is in the Gaelic language there is also an interesting letter on the Gaelic Language in English at the end of the book.

On the Management of Landed Property
In the Highlands of Scotland by George G. MacKay, C.E., Land Surveyor and Land Agent, Inverness (1858) (pdf)

Historic Haunts of Scotland
Containing a popular account of over seventy places famous in the history of Scotland by Alexander Maclehose (1936) (pdf)

His Majesties Proclamation in Scotland
With an explanation of the meaning of the oath and covenant by the Lord Marquesse, his Majesties High Commissioner (1639) (pdf)

The Florence Stories
Excursion to the Orkney Islands by Jacob Abbott (1860) (pdf)

The Secret Commonwealth of Elves Fauns & Fairies
A Study in folk-lore & research. The text by Robert Kirk, Minister of Aberfoyle, A.D. 1691. The comment by Andrew Lang, A.D. 1893. Kirk was an inquisitive 17th-century Scottish minister, who investigated and described accounts of beings "of a middle nature" between humans and angels. This short work was first published by Sir Walter Scott and again in the late 19th century by Andrew Lang, who wrote a lengthy introduction. (pdf)

Kidd Society
This society got in touch and as a result I have posted up their first newsletter and also added some additional information about names associates with their name.

Trust in the media is at all time low in the UK
Between 1981, when the World Values Survey began, and 1990, the share of the British public reporting they had confidence in the press halved, falling from 30% to 14%. Since then, trust has failed to recover.

General History of Michigan
With Biographical Sketches, A complete history of the peninsular state from its earliest settlement to the present time compiled by Charles Richard Tuttle (1873) (pdf)


Added our Weekly Newsletter for 14th June 2024 which you can read as a pdf file or in our Community

Scottish Society of Indianapolis
Added their May/June 2024 Newsletter

Corporate Scotland suffers from U-turn on intellectual property rights code of practice talks by Bill Magee
Digital dithering by the UK Government shortly before it called a General Election has left ambitious businesses, keen to exploit next-generation technologies, well and truly disconnected. If not commercially stranded.

44 Must Try Scottish Foods & Drinks
Added this video to the foot of our Food & Drink page.

An Excursion to the Highlands of Scotland and the English Lakes
With recollections, descriptions and references to historical facts by J. Mawman (1805) (pdf)

Excursion to Scotland
Anonymous hand-written journal of an excursion from London to Scotland and back taken in the summer of 1832. This included a voyage from London to Stockton, then by land from Stockton to various points north to Edinburgh and Glasgow, then returning to London via Carlisle and York (pdf)

The Border Line
From the Solway Firth to the North Sea, along the Marches of Scotland and England by James Logan Mack (1926) (pdf)

What has Brexit ever done for us?
02/06/2024 by Catherine McBride 2,288 Views 14 min read

In Roman Scotland
By Jessie Mothersole (1927)

Added two short videos on Pipers playing on D-Day
Added this to the foot of our Pipers at War page.


Added our Weekly Newsletter for 7th June 2024 which you can read as a pdf file or in our Community

Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd
Added a small biography of this Scottish Divine and also a link to a book by his son which highlights his work.

Choice Notes from "Notes and Queries"
Folk Lore (1859) (pdf)

The Caledonian Magazine
Added the 1911 edition

Hylton Newsletter
Got in his newsletter for June 2024 in which he is on the hint for Fairies in Scotland.

The Archbishops of St. Andrews
By John Herkless, Professor of Ecclesiastical History in the University of St. Andrews and Robert Kerr Hanny, Lecturer in Ancient History in the University of St. Andrews in 4 volumes (1907)

Scotland's Free Church
A historical retrospect and memorial of the disruption by George Buchanan Ryley with a summary of Free Church progress and Finance 1843-1893 by John M. McCandlish F.R.S.E. late president of the Faculty of Acturies (1893) (pdf)

An Ordinary of Arms
Contained in the Public Register of all Arms and Bearings in Scotland by James Balfour Paul, Lyon King of Arms (1895) (pdf)

Outlines of Human Life
Sketched by Hercules Cramond, M. D., In the Thirtieth Year of his Age (1775) (pdf)

The Annals of Banff
Volume 2 By William Cramond (pdf)

Clan Watson Society
Got in their April 2024 newsletter



 


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