Wednesday, 4 June 2014

South Ayrshire History and Family History Fair

South Ayrshire History and Family History Fair takes place this Saturday 7th June at the Walker Halls in Troon. The full programme is available at Tickets for the speaker’s programme start at just £3 per talk up to £10 for the whole day, with the speakers as follows:

10.00am Tom Barclay, Local Studies Librarian, South Ayrshire Council
Ayrshire’s Great War: the local impact of the 1914-1918 Global Conflict

11.00am Alistair McEwan, Project Coordinator of Edinburgh’s War Project
‘Scottish Emigres and World War 1’

2.00pm Thomas Clancy, University of Glasgow
Language and land in 12th and 13th century Ayrshire: Place Names and Charters

3.00pm Derek Alexander, National Trust for Scotland
Digging for a Victory: searching for the archaeology of Bannockburn

Family history societies and vendors present will include...

Aberdeen & North East Scotland Family History Society
Alloway & Southern Ayrshire Family History Society
Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society
Carn Publishing
Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society
East Ayrshire Family History Society
Glasgow and West of Scotland Family History Society
Lanarkshire Family History Society
Scottish Local History Forum
Specialist Scottish Bookshop
Troon Family History Society

(With thanks to Jean Inness via LinkedIn)


Now available for UK research is the new second edition of the best selling Tracing Your Family History on the Internet: A Guide for Family Historians, whilst my new book British and Irish Newspapers is also now out. And FindmyPast - please reinstate the original Scottish census citations on your new site.

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