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Scottish or British? Conflict or Harmony?

The peoples of Britain have a somewhat unique situation among other European countries in that while we all share the same landmass, language and government, our island is composed of three distinct nations; namely, Scotland, England and Wales. 1,630 more words

Rev Mathieson of Montreal, 1838

Perthshire Advertiser 29 March 1838, p4

The University of Glasgow have lately conferred the degree of DD on the Rev A Mathieson, AM of St Andrew’s Church, Montreal, Canada, North America, at present on a mission to this country, regarding the participation of the Clergy Reserves by the Presbyterians, which has now become a valuable and important support to the Protestant religion in these provinces. 21 more words


St Andrew's Day, Montreal, 1880

Montreal Daily Star, 1 December 1880, page 1

St Andrew’s Day

Annual Gathering of the Clans – The sermon in Craig Street Church mirth and music at the Windsor… 1,390 more words


Culloden and Teaching Identities

This week’s blog post comes from Katey Boal, Learning Manager at Culloden Battlefield and Visitor Centre, and reflects on discussions at our Exploring Identities day earlier this year. 716 more words

Menu for the St Andrew's Ball, Montreal, 1912

Montreal Daily Star, 7 December 1912, page 10

St Andrew’s Society Ball


Consumme Bellevue

Pate d’Huitres Poulette

Mignon d’Agneau Lavalliere

Pomme Noisette… 18 more words


Soiree and Ball of the Caledonian Society, Montreal, 1858

Montreal Gazette, 1 December 1858, page 2

The Annual Soiree and Ball of the Caledonian Society, in aid of the funds of the St Andrew’s Home, took place on the evening of St Andrew’s day.  119 more words


Race, History, and Brexit: Black Scottish Identity

A brief foreword: the following was delivered at Glasgow Caledonian University on the 25th October, 2016, as part of Black History Month. The subject was Race, History and Brexit: Exploring the politics of erasure and documenting the experiences of Black and minority ethnic communities in Scotland post Brexit. 1,194 more words