This page will hold the archives of a proposed newsletter. The original proposed newsletter is
here as a sample for member comment.
This document, like every other one on our
website, is a Click-Everywhere
page. Please note there are some updates to the
content. Most significantly:-
Hetty's book A Jacobite Miscellany produced for
The Roxburghe Club in 1948 has now been completely transcribed and the
Introduction is here.
We have been given permission by the
The Roxburghe Club
to have it republished in PDF form and the book
available in the Members-only Area.
“The full document is available from Dave Waddell’s web site as
Itinerary.pdf. Although this document is protected, all current members of the 1745 Association will receive an email with the password to
unlock it.” This is no longer true and this document is freely available to all.
Shipwreck’s ‘Prince Charlie’ link at the
BBC contains a
portrait of Charles which is actually his younger brother Henry.
“Unfortunately, only one
book is currently available to read on the
Records of the County of Banff.” This is no longer true there are now also
Volume One and
Volume Two of The Book of the Duffs.
Her personal experiences during World War I are
also available as
A Scottish Nurse at
Work (US access only)
or download it here.
If you would like to contribute, send your content to Lewie Caw.
The best candidates are those directly related to
the 1745 rising (and the participants) with lots of good quality pictures, links,
and audio or video. Preference will be given to
those who have references to primary or good
secondary sources. Don't worry
so much about your writing skills as the content will be formatted and edited. As an example of good content, look at the page
which is an introduction to the research proposal.
A selection of primary sources are on the
research page in the
mission statement. If you need help with a
If you have references to popular
texts, you may be able to link to the original text. For example, here is a link
from the text on
Bonnie Prince Charlie's Handwriting to
The Forty-Five by Lord Mahon page
2 on Google Books
... and this is how you would reference the same link on The Jacobite Bookshelf.
won't find anywhere
part of the
January 16 2016
From 1:30-4pm there will be a guided tour in the area of the Battle of Falkirk the day before its 270th anniversary. More details to come.
September 3-6, 2015
The success of the 1745 Association's
Annual Gathering is attributed to
John Macfarlane and
Glen MacDonald. We visited;
Barcaldine, Glen Creran,
Glen Ure, Appin, Duror,
Inverary. Complete details on the