Research Projects

Scottish Local History Forum and its Member Organisations get involved in local history projects from time to time. Below is a list of projects of which we are currently aware which may be of interest.

Are you or your organisation involved in a local history project or do you know of one in your area that may be of interest to other SLHF members? Tell us about it and we will publicise it on our website here.

Use this form to send us your project details: Submit Your Project
Project Posted
An insight into Scotland's Forgotten Prize-ring History April 2021
Scottish Women Collectors: Sharing Stories Event April 2024
SCA Community Archive Toolkit December 2023
Their Finest Hour September 2023
Call for Volunteer Facilitators: Abertay 25 - Dundee’s Changemakers April 2019
Staff of Hutton Castle - request for information July 2018
Request for help - seeking photo of corporal William Hoggan. March 2018
Scottish Folk Drama in the 21st Century January 2018
Maryhill Museum August 2017
The Fall of Singapore and Scottish Battlefield Archaeology December 2016
Inverkip War Memorial Project November 2016
Extension to the Scottish Memorial Park in Flanders September 2016
Volunteering in the Historic Environment April 2016
Scottish Bricks April 2016
Mining Related Memorials in Scotland February 2016
Podcast: Missing Histories - request for interviewees November 2015
Search for historical Playing Fields May 2015
Glorious Gardens - South Lanarkshire & Falkirk March 2015
'Early Cinema of Scotland' - University of Glasgow July 2014
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - request for information May 2014
University of St Andrews - Scotland and the Flemish People May 2014
Exploring Old Melrose: Rediscovering, Interpreting and Accessing St. Cuthbert's First Monastic Home and its Environs April 2014
Collecting the Referendum - NLS March 2014
SLHF Project on Suffragists March 2014
Tartan Treasures Poetry Competition February 2014
Hutting Communities in Scotland - PhD research February 2014
A Family Life Revealed: The Stuarts at Traquair, 1491 - 1875 - offer of a talk February 2014
SCWS Oral History Project January 2014
BBC - WW1 Scotland and the Home Front January 2014
Historic UK January 2014
MESH (Mapping Edinburgh Social History) January 2014