Bannockburn Genetic Genealogy Project
Using traditional genealogy, historical context and DNA analysis The University of Strathclyde provided some very interesting results relating to individuals who share the same common ancestor - including Walter, the High Steward. Read more about the Bannockburn Genetic Genealogy Project and how to go about your own DNA test.
The Stuart Kings
Dr Clare Jackson, presenter of the acclaimed BBC2 series, The Stuarts, will bring alive the Stuart Kings and their remarkable history at Innerpeffray Library nr Crieff PH7 3RFon Thursday 6th November 6pm for 6.30pm
Â£25 for the talk in the Library, champagne & tasty nibbles. Â£25 for three course dinner (wine/coffee extra) at The Barley Bree. Book via the Library by Friday 17th October Call 01764 652819
Magazine and Website Advertising
If you offer services or goods that you feel Stewart Society members would be interested in, why not advertise using a banner on our website and in the Society''s annual publication, The Stewarts?
The magazine is distributed once a year to all our members across the world, major libraries in the UK and US and other people who share an interest in the Stewarts. There is a special offer to all magazine advertisers of 3 months free advertising on our website
Contact the Secretary or call 0131 220 4512 for more information on advertising rates and availability.
The autumn/winter newsletter will be out soon. Have you got news to share? A family history query that you think
other Stewarts may be able to help with ? Or do you have an idea for an article for the magazine or the newsletter?
Please get in touch on 0131 220 4512 or email the Secretary
St Andrew's Stewart Bursars 2013/14
The St Andrew's Bursars, Lachlan Stewart, President and Stuart Morris of Balgonie, Council member
The Stewart Society Benevolent Fund supports Stewart students at St Andrew's University with a small grant each year. These are the bursars from the last academic year.
Small grants may be available for Stewart students at other universities as well seeking to further their studies through travel or other means.
Please apply for further details to the Secretary
The next Council Meeting
The next meeting of the Council of the Stewart Society will be on Monday 23rd March 2015
2015 Stewart Gathering 21-23 August
We invite all Stewarts to a Stewart Gathering at Ballone Castle, nr Tain in the Highlands.
Friday 21st August
The Stewart Society AGM and President's reception
Saturday 22nd August
A visit to Culloden - and lunch at the new visitors'
Arran Johnston, a historian of the '45 will give us an
exclusive talk on Culloden
Highland Games for all; traditional Scottish music;a ceilidh and dinner. Here are some pictures of last year. Gathering 2014 gallery
Family tickets and young people's tickets available.
Booking form out very soon. To register your interest or for details of local accommodation etc
Please contact the Secretary
The Stewart Society Library
The Society has an extensive library of books, artefacts and papers related to the Stuarts/Stewarts and Scottish history as well as genelogical research at our offices in George St, Edinburgh. It is available to any member by appointment with the Secretary on email or call 0131 220 4512
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