Local History

Discover the history of your local area with events, features, news and travel guides focusing on different regions of Scotland.

A bid has been launched to raise £3 million to save one of Stirling’s most historic buildings and return it ...

27/01/2015

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Nominate your local history or community archive project or group for the 2015 Community Archives & Heritage ...

05/01/2015

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In a new series of audio clips and stories on the History Scotland website, we hear the recollections of World War ...

04/12/2014

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A History Scotland subscription is a wonderful gift for a friend or loved one. Buy a subscription and we'll send ...

11/11/2014

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The Scottish Records Association will hold its 2014 conference on 6 November in Linlithgow, with a focus on ...

31/10/2014

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Members of Lanarkshire Family History Society have produced a new book which commemorates more than 1,200 local ...

27/10/2014

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A replica of the world's first iron hulled boat has opened to the public at Summerlee Museum of Scottish ...

04/09/2014

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Enjoy these fantastic 'then and now' views of the historic town of Linlithgow, a favourite with the Stewart ...

03/09/2014

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A 1921 time capsule, known as the ‘Postal War Memorial Shrine’, was recently opened at a special ceremony. Listen ...

27/08/2014

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Karen Nichols of Scotia Heritage introduces a new project which is breathing life into the historic Dundee Howff ...

27/08/2014

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During the late 1960s, popular singer Frankie Vaughan heard about the gang violence in the Glasgow suburb of ...

21/08/2014

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A time capsule created and sealed by Dundee postal workers in 1921 has been opened at a special ceremony, ...

21/08/2014

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