On this day 7th of July in 1814 the novel ‘Waverley’, by Sir Walter Scott, was published.
Nominations are now open for the Commemorative Plaque scheme run by Historic Environment Scotland.
My husband, Mike, is a Bell, descended from the Burley Laird, aka ‘Old Bell’, who fought on the side of Robert the Bruce.
The Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28th 1919
Stronsay’s Pop Up Heritage Centre will be opening on Monday 1st of July.
On 23rd of June, 1314 Robert I, King of Scots, killed Henry de Bohun at the commencement of the Battle of Bannockburn.
HMS Tern also known as Royal Naval Air Station Twatt was a massive airfield constructed within months of the outbreak of War in 1939.
On Hoy, at Lyness Naval Cemetery, a ceremony will take place to remember the unarmed German sailors who were shot and killed on that day.
Marine archaeologist Dr Innes McCartney reveals – for the first time – the location and state of the wrecks of all 25 warships sunk in the scuttling of the German fleet at Scapa Flow.
On 16th of June 1807 the Rev. John Skinner, poet, theologian and Episcopalian minister of Longside in Buchan, died.