"It's a Sair Fecht!"
presentations sponsored by
ASGRA, Borders FHS, Lothians FHS, Scottish Genealogy Society
In association with Scottish Indexes
April 2021
09.00 am – Welcome -
Ian Leith, Chair of SAFHS
09.10 am - Dr Joseph J Morrow, Lord Lyon King of Arms, Patron
09.30 am – The Radical Rising of 1820
The last armed rising on British soil happened during one week in April 1820. Those involved were
intent on severing the Union and establishing a radical Scottish republic. It ended in executions,
imprisonments, transportations and 85 trials for high treason.
The talk is presented by
Alex Wood
and sponsored by
10.30 am – ASK ASGRA
Members of ASGRA will answer pre submitted enquiries
Questions to be submitted in advance to
11.30 - Ae Fond Kiss, and then we sever!”
Finding Records of Marital
The talk will be presented by Kirsty Wilkinson a professional genealogist, based in Edinburgh. She holds
an MSc in Genealogical, Palaeographical and Heraldic Studies from the University of Strathclyde,
Glasgow, and is an accredited member of the Association of Scottish Genealogists and Researchers in
Archives (ASGRA)