PRESIDENTS ANNUAL REPORT 2019/2020

PRESIDENTS ANNUAL REPORT 2019/2020

The 94th Annual General Meeting of the Society was held at Chalmers Memorial Church Cockenzie on 18th. May 2019. The President welcomed 18  members to the meeting. The following obituaries were noted., Sir Hew Hamilton Dalrymple Bt. GCVO, Sheelagh Dowager Countess of...
PRESIDENTS ANNUAL REPORT 2019/2020

A mystery solved: Guns at Bourhouse

The guns at Bourhouse were known to have existed but nothing else was known about them locally. By an amazing chance this position changed in 2005 when The Rev L Twaddle forwarded to me a letter he had received about ten years before. I decided to telephone the sender...
PRESIDENTS ANNUAL REPORT 2019/2020

Brian Young, 16 April, 1934 – 28 May, 2020

Member of the Forth and Borders Committee AHSS (1997 – 2003), Founder of the East Lothian Panel (2003 – 2020) Seán O’Reilly comments: “How sad about Brian; I remember him very fondly, not least for his quiet but supportive advice. A genuine classic, with a huge...