South Ayrshire History Fair

When & Where

South Ayrshire Local History Library
Saturday, 7 June 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Walker Halls, South Beach, Troon, KA10 6EF

Event Details

South Ayrshire Local History Library (Ayr) is organising the South Ayrshire History Fair on 7 June 2014 in Walker Halls, Troon. Speaker’s topics include:

Thomas Clancy, University of Glasgow
Language and land in 12th and 13th century Ayrshire: Place Names and Charters

Derek Alexander, National Trust for Scotland
Digging for a Victory: searching for the archaeology of Bannockburn

Tom Barclay, Local Studies Librarian, South Ayrshire Council
Ayrshire’s Great War: the local impact of the 1914-1918 Global Conflict

Alistair McEwan, Project Coordinator of Edinburgh’s War Project
‘Title to be confirmed. The subject will be the World War One enlistment of Scottish emigrants in the forces of their adopted countries, and the return of many of them to Scotland to enlist’

For further information go to website


Jean Innes
01292 294320 or 294303



Event Location

Walker Halls
South Beach
KA10 6EF


Please note that you should check with the event organiser to confirm details of times and location - Scottish Local History Forum is not responsible for the events hosted by Member Societies.