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20/11/20

Discover more about Scotland's shipbuilding history in the ScotlandsPeople Image Library

19/11/20

1000 new maps and plans with watery connections celebrating the Year of Coasts and Waters.

18/11/20

We commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower landing and discover more about Scottish emigration records.

13/11/20

The families with connections to gold and the name Eureka

18/08/20

The Prince killed in a tragic airplane crash in the north of Scotland.

10/08/20

The Prisoner of War who made peace with his enemy

24/07/20

The songwriter and poetess who kept her talents a secret during her lifetime.

 

06/04/20

2020 marks the 700th anniversary of this iconic document

06/01/20

In March 1969 a lifeboat crew answered a distress call. They never returned.