SAHC AGM election results
The Office Bearers elected at the AGM are:
President = Malcolm Buchanan
Deputy President = Nea MacCulloch
Secretary = Susan Cooke
Treasurer = Nea MacCulloch
Senior Vice President = Malcolm Broun OAM QC
Vice President = Barbara Gurney (Annual Souvenir Program Editor)
Vice President = Frank Davidson (Newsletter Editor)
Vice President = Liz Munro (Highland Dancing Coordinator)
Vice President = Sybil Jack (History Convenor and Liaison with SSSH)
Thank you to everyone who assists the Council in these roles.
Thank you to retiring members of the committee for their many years of service. We look forward to seeing you at events.
We are proud to announce the election of a new life member, Mr Malcom Broun OAM QC.
The full list of Committee members appointed will be shown at the COUNCIL tab above.
[11 Feb 2014]
New Lord Lyon King of Arms appointed
Dr Joseph Morrow has been appointed as the new Lord Lyon King of Arms.
Dr Morrow succeeds David Sellar MVO, FSAScot, FRHistS who has held the office of Lord Lyon since 2008.
An advocate, with degrees in Theology and Law, Dr Morrow has been a student of heraldry for more than 30 years.
The appointment was made by the Queen on the recommendation of the First Minister, Alex Salmond.
[18 Jan 2014]
Durie Family Association Gathering, Scotland, 27-30 June 2014
Calling all those with names: Durie, Dury, Duree, Durrie, Durry, Dury, Duryea, Dourie, Dowrie
We want to reach out to all Duries. The First Durie Gathering is to take place next year in Scotland and includes an exciting tour to span 4 days and 3 nights over the weekend 27th-30th June 2014. The aim is to bring Duries together from all over the world and to discover our roots by visiting Durie-related places. For a brief note on the tour visit: http://www.duriefamily.co.uk/news/first-durie-gathering-2014
For more information on the Durie Family Association please visit:
or contact me firstname.lastname@example.org
Christian Dewar Durie
Hon. Secretary DFA
[6 Dec 2013]
Sir Warwick Fairfax Professor of Celtic Studies Chair is announced
It is expected that Dr Wooding will arrive in mid January 2014. We look forward to meeting him then.
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[2 Dec 2013]
Have you seen our Frequently Asked Questions?
We have posted some new information. Have a look at:
1. Australia Tartan
2. Scottish Australian flag
2. [updated] Who can call themselves a "Laird", "Lord" or "Lady"? (About souvenir plots of land scams)
3. Who wears what feathers?
4. Legend of the Saltire
5. Wearing a tartan sash
6. What are the jurisdictions of the heraldic authorities?
7. The galley in Scottish heraldry
8. "Edwin Clement Hosking (1896-1966) - singer, teacher, folklorist" by John Coombs
[7 Dec 2013]