Friday, August 29, 2008

Famous Scotts (21): Byron Scott

News about Byron Scott, including commentary and archival articles is published in:

The New York Times.

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Friday, August 22, 2008

Famous Scotts - have your say!

Who would you vote for?

Please comment!

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Saturday, August 16, 2008

Steve Scotts

I'm struck by the number of my namesakes, as in the latest entry in the Scott Visitor Book.

Read the Book

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Saturday, August 09, 2008

Coming Soon - "World Surname Profiler"

Update

From the people who brought you www.spatial-literacy.org :

http://www.nationaltrustnames.org.uk/default.aspx

Meanwhile, try searching for Scott in [UK] National Trust Names (above).

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Friday, August 08, 2008

homecomingscotland2009.com

In last week's update we passed on a message about HomecomingScotland. Here's a direct link to the website:

http://www.homecomingscotland2009.com/

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Friday, August 01, 2008

Borders Gathering 2009 News and Information

This news has been received from Clark Scott via the Visitors Book:

Borders Gathering 2009 News and Information

'a Bellendaine! ‘a Bellendaine!

July 8, 2008

The Chief of Clan Scott, the Duke of Buccleuch, will host the first gathering of Clan Scott Societies on September 24 – 27, 2009. The Gathering, the first Clan Scott gathering ever held in the Borders, will have international appeal and is an official Homecoming Scotland 2009 event as announced by the First Minister of the Scottish Parliament, Alex Salmond. To read the invitation and for further details on the extensive scope of the HomecomingScotland programs please see the website located at www.homecomingscotland2009.com The Clan Scott Gathering is listed among the September Programme events with a link to Bowhill. Click there for a view of the Chief of Clan Scott and family.

A planning committee has been established to coordinate with the Chief’s office in Scotland and will develop plans for the widest possible attendance. If you or your family have ever entertained thoughts of returning to the land of our ancestor’s origins and visiting the Borders, you may be certain, this will indeed be the time to do it. Plan early, check this website for latest updates and developing news.

We hope the Homecoming program excites you! We’re keen to hear from you, so spread the word and tell your family and friends: join us in making 2009 a truly unforgettable year for Scottish heritage celebration.

Email the planning committee to let us know of your interest in attending and to request more information at BordersGathering@clanscottsociety.org

Planning Committee: Clark Scott, Past Chieftain; David Scott, Membership Secretary, Charles Sherwood, Corporate Secretary, and Area Regional Commissioners Kelly Davis, Ron Reeps, Patti Carlen, and Karen Scott. Virginia, USA

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