Scottish Records Association
The Scottish Place-Name Society
The Scottish Records Association
Saturday 17 November 2018
Netherbow Theatre, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh
Registration is expected to take place between 9.15am and 10am.
The conference is expected to run from 10am to 4.45pm.
The conference will provide a practical guide to sources for the study of place-names and personal names in Scotland. It will be of interest to academic and other researchers in the fields of languages, history and geography; archivists, librarians and curators who deal with enquiries relating to personal names and place-names; and anyone interested in names and their origins. It might also be of interest to family historians, as it deals with medieval and early-modern sources of information on people and places.
The conference will be held at the Netherbow Theatre and lunch will be served in the Storytelling Court of the Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR (www.scottishstorytellingcentre.com).
Annual General Meeting of the Scottish Records Association
The Annual General Meeting of the Scottish Records Association will take place in the lunch interval of the conference at 12 noon. It is expected to last approximately 15 minutes.
Launch of the Berwickshire Place-Names Online Resource
Survey of place-names in the historical county of Berwickshire has been funded for 3 years by The Leverhulme Trust. An online resource covering names on the OS 1:50,000 Landranger map will be launched during the conference. More details:www.gla.ac.uk/reels
Bookings and enquiries
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